Has the Judicial Law been Abrogated? | Francis Turretin

Twenty-Sixth Question Whether the judicial law was abrogated under the New Testament. We make distinctions¬† Ends of the individual law. I. The forensic or judicial law concerned the civil government of the people of God under the Old Testament and contained a body of precepts concerning the form of that political rule. There were various… Read More Has the Judicial Law been Abrogated? | Francis Turretin

Answering John Piper on the Civil Use of God’s Law

A recent article (Doesn’t the Bible Tell Christians to Put Homosexuals to Death?) by popular Baptist John Piper’s organization Desiring God gave me the impetus to attempt to address the numerous problems with how many Evangelicals understand the nature and character of God’s law and its relevance for Christians today. This particular article addresses the… Read More Answering John Piper on the Civil Use of God’s Law

The Judicial Law: General Equity vs. Particular Equity

Reformed Theology has always held that God’s Law is best understood as having a threefold division, some being moral, some ceremonial, and some judicial. Chapter 19 of the Westminster Confession explains this threefold division. The moral law, summarily comprehended in the 10 commandments (WLC 98), is rooted in God’s character as well as the created… Read More The Judicial Law: General Equity vs. Particular Equity