D.G. Hart offers a warning to Mark Jones, reminding him that Flattening Will Get You Nowhere | Old Life Theological Society.
Paul uses the old covenant to illustrate the covenant of works and the covenant of grace. But the old covenant, though it be a covenant of works, is not the covenant of works, nor is it the covenant of grace.
Can man merit anything by works? For whom did Christ die? What was the relationship between the Mosaic covenant and the covenant of works with Adam? Did the Mosaic covenant offer eternal life? Sam Renihan explores these questions using material from John Norton and Samuel Bolton in this post from Particular Voices.
The best way to combat legalism is to preach a biblically accurate view of God’s law and its relationship to God’s gospel.
Did the framers of the 1677/1689 Second London Baptist Confession reject a covenant of works made with Adam? Sam Renihan says, “NO.”
Benjamin Keach, in his “The Marrow of True Justification,” explains that The Covenant of Grace is the Covenant of Works kept for us.
Robert Purell on The Covenant of Grace, the New Covenant, the Better Covenant.