The Spiritual Meaning of the Noahic Covenant

Francis Roberts (1609-1675) Mysterium & Medulla Bibliorum The Mystery and Marrow of the Bible Book 3, Chapter 2. Of the Discovery and Administration of the Covenants of Promise in the Second Period of Time—From Noah till Abraham. II. The Spiritual Meaning of the Noahic Covenant. II. What the spiritualness, or spiritual meaning of these Covenants… Read More The Spiritual Meaning of the Noahic Covenant

God’s Grace in the Noahic Covenant

Francis Roberts (1609-1675) Mysterium & Medulla Bibliorum The Mystery and Marrow of the Bible Book 3, Chapter 2. Of the Discovery and Administration of the Covenants of Promise in the Second Period of Time—From Noah till Abraham. APHORISM. III. These two Covenants of God, established with Noah, before and after the Flood—for saving Noah and… Read More God’s Grace in the Noahic Covenant

The Nature of God’s Covenant

Francis Roberts (1609-1675) Mysterium & Medulla Bibliorum The Mystery and Marrow of the Bible Book 1, Chapter 2. Of the Name, General Nature, and Distribution of God’s Covenant. APHORISM I. The names given to God’s Covenant with his Church in Scripture, are principally two, namely, בְּרִית (berith) in the Hebrew Original of the Old Testament, and… Read More The Nature of God’s Covenant

Apostolic Tradition: Oral or Written? An Examination of 2 Thessalonians 2:15

Thomas Cartwright Confutation of the Rhemists’ Interpretation of 2 Thessalonians 2:15 pp. 530-534. Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle. (2 Thessalonians 2:15) Upon this, that the Apostle affirmeth that he gave the Thessalonians some things by word, and some things by epistle to… Read More Apostolic Tradition: Oral or Written? An Examination of 2 Thessalonians 2:15

The History of Instrumental Music in the Church

In our last post we saw how the Regulative Principle of Worship (RPW) is the standard by which we should approach the question of instrumental music in the corporate worship of the church. We demonstrated how instrumental music—as part of the ceremonial worship of the old covenant—has been abrogated and is no longer part of… Read More The History of Instrumental Music in the Church