The covenant of circumcision is not the covenant of grace Posted by Patrick T. McWilliams on January 31, 2013 Posted in: Covenant Theology, Sacraments. Tagged: Abrahamic Covenant, administration, Baptism, Covenant of Circumcision, covenant of grace. 2 Comments Isaac Backus comments, arguing that… The covenant of circumcision is not the covenant of grace. Share this:PrintFacebookTwitterMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPinterestPocketTumblrLike this:Like Loading... Related Posts navigation ← Thomas Patient on the progressive revelation of the substance of the new covenant Dispensers of the mysteries of God →
As WCF says: “This covenant of grace is frequently set forth in Scripture by the name of a testament…”
“This covenant was differently administered in the time of the law, and in the time of the gospel…”
“…it is held forth in more fullness, evidence and spiritual efficacy, to all nations, both Jews and Gentiles; and is called the new testament. There are not therefore two covenants of grace, differing in substance, but one and the same, under various dispensations.”
~ The roots of dispensationalism! ~
I don’t know if I’d call it the “roots,” and I suppose it would depend on which brand of dispensationalism, but there are some interesting parallels.