Hermann Witsius on the Mosaic Covenant

Hermann Witsius (1636-1703) was a Reformed theologian from the Netherlands. In his book Economy of the Covenants, where Witsius was trying to reconcile two camps of Covenant Theology, we find a great source for post-Reformation covenant theology. It is a work that all students of covenant theology should own and read. For more information you … Continue reading Hermann Witsius on the Mosaic Covenant

The Mosaic Covenant, Was a Type of Works Principle, According to Calvin

When the subject of the covenant God made with Moses (The Mosaic Covenant) comes up it raises a number of questions. Questions such as, “What was the purpose of the Mosaic covenant?” “What purpose does the Mosaic covenant have for New Testament Christians?” or “How are we to understand the function of the Mosaic covenant … Continue reading The Mosaic Covenant, Was a Type of Works Principle, According to Calvin

Natural Law and the Works Principle Under Adam and Moses – David Vandrunen

From the book "The Law is Not of Faith" David Vandrunen writes an essay entitled "Natural Law and the Works Principle Under Adam and Moses" The ideas of natural law and of the works principle in the Mosaic covenant in fact share an intriguingly similar history. While both concepts were standard features of early Reformed … Continue reading Natural Law and the Works Principle Under Adam and Moses – David Vandrunen