The Difference Between Justification and Sanctification

Q. 77. Wherein do justification and sanctification differ? A. Although sanctification be inseparably joined with justification, yet they differ, in that God in justification imputeth the righteousness of Christ; in sanctification his Spirit infuseth grace, and enableth to the exercise thereof; in the former, sin is pardoned; in the other, it is subdued; the one… Read More The Difference Between Justification and Sanctification

Christ’s Mediatorial Dominion and Two Kingdoms

John Brown of Haddington Systematic Theology, pp. 309-315.   Christ’s Mediatorial Dominion Distinguished from his Natural Supremacy. Besides that natural supremacy and dominion over all things equally with his Father and the Holy Ghost, Christ hath also a mediatorial dominion, or kingdom, which, I. Was given him by his Father as the reward of his offering… Read More Christ’s Mediatorial Dominion and Two Kingdoms

May Women Teach? Public vs. Private Instruction

The question is not whether women may teach publicly in the church, for all orthodox Christians agree that Scripture prohibits women from holding office in the Church and from doing duties reserved for church officers (1 Cor. 14:34-35; 1 Tim. 2:11-15). Rather, the question is if women may otherwise exercise public authority over men. Secondly,… Read More May Women Teach? Public vs. Private Instruction