As we reflect on the first commandment, we continue to consider how we can keep it. Last time we reflected on the exclusive worship of God. Today I want to consider the second of the three ways listed by Kevin DeYoung’s book The 10 Commandments. The second way to keep the first commandment is: shun … Continue reading How to Keep the 1st Commandment: Shun Idolatry
Q. 79. Which is the tenth commandment? A. The tenth commandment is, Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maid servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s. Q. 80. What is required in the tenth commandment? … Continue reading 10th Commandment, Desire and Coveting
Is the civil government today obligated to enforce the Mosaic civil codes? This is a topic that has brought out a number of debates. Most recently the Theonomy Debate I attended in Tempe AZ between JD Hall and Joel McDurmon. Coincidentally, I’ve been reading through The Westminster Assembly Readings Its Theology in Historical Context (Westminster) by … Continue reading Basis for Civil Government Laws in the French Confession 1559
In The Select Works of Theodore Beza, Beza discusses how the substance of the Gospel in the New Testament is also found in the Old Testament. The phrase “substance of the Gospel” for Beza is “all that was promised in the Old Testament on the subject of Jesus Christ.” It is everything that pointed to … Continue reading Is the substance of the Gospel also in the Old Testament?
In The Select Works of Theodore Beza, Theodore Beza divides the Word (Books of the Old and New Testament) into two principal parts. One called the “Law” and the other “Gospel”. The Law, for Beza, is a doctrine whose seed is written in our hearts by nature. But this Law is written in the Bible so … Continue reading Theodore Beza: Similarities and Differences Between the Law and Gospel
Mike Horton discusses his Gospel Driven trilogy (Consisting of Christless Christianity, The Gospel Driven Life, and The Gospel Commission). Listen how his latest book The Gospel Commission fits in the flow of thought from description, prescription to application.
If you are short on time fast forward to the time marked 9:45. That's really where Clifton LeJeune starts his part of this video. The other 2 aren't of concern because at the head of this whole "project" is Clifton LeJeune. Listen to him and notice the point of what he has said "Love God". … Continue reading Clifton LeJeune Confuses Law with Gospel