Christ’s Sevenfold Relation to the Covenant of Grace

The Trial and Triumph of Faith Sermon VII, pp. 75-82 [Christ hath a sevenfold relation to the covenant. 1st, He is the Covenant itself. 2nd, The Messenger. 3rd, The witness. 4th, The Surety. 5th, The Mediator. 6th, The Testator. 7th, The principal party contractor.][1] The parties of the covenant are God and man. Oh, how… Read More Christ’s Sevenfold Relation to the Covenant of Grace

The Satisfaction of Christ’s Death | James Durham

James Durham A Commentary Upon the Book of Revelation Chap. V, Lecture II pp. 295-299 Concerning the nature of Christs death, or, if it be properly a satisfaction. Beside what Observations have been already hinted at and held forth from this Chapter, there are two more; which being clear of themselves from the words, and… Read More The Satisfaction of Christ’s Death | James Durham

Is the Old Testament a Ministry of Death?

The following is an excerpt from volume 4 of The Christian’s Reasonable Service by Wilhelmus à Brakel (hardcopy). The Future Conversion of the Jews Examined in Light of 2 Corinthians 3 Proof #2: This proof of the anticipated conversion of the Jews we derive from 2 Cor 3. This conversion is emphatically affirmed in verse 16: “Nevertheless when… Read More Is the Old Testament a Ministry of Death?

All Additions to God’s Worship are Unlawful

Samuel Rutherford The Divine Right of Church Government and Excommunication pp. 95–100 Cap. I. Q. 1. Whether or not Human Ceremonies in Gods Worship, can consist with the perfection of God’s Word?[1] These human ceremonies we cannot but reject upon these grounds; Arg. 1. Our first Argument is: Every positive and religious observance, and rite in God’s worship,… Read More All Additions to God’s Worship are Unlawful