Tag: law

ro 5-8 Law and Grace

Dr. John Stott explains three different views of the Law of God in MEN MADE NEW, (Inter-varsity Press,1973 -several printings and editions). A Study of Romans 5 – 8. Chapter three, “Freedom From The Law,” on Romans 7:1-8:4 – pages…

Ten Commandments (Excerpt)

By John R.W. Stott 1969 from Christian Basics The Ten Commandments The summary statement of His standards, which God revealed to his people, was the Ten Commandments. They are still in force. Even though the Old Testament ceremonial law is…

Dt 8:6-20 God & Country – Law and All

By Andy Stanley 2009 Summary: Idea: No God. No gratitude. No accountability. No moral consensus regarding right and wrong. Law replaces national conscience. Introduction/Review * For these two weeks, I’m putting on my prophet’s hat. * Several of the issues…

Ps 119:97-104

By James Montgomery Boice 1998 Psalms: An Expositional Commentary: Volume 3: Psalms 107-150.  Comment on Psalm 119:97-104.  C. S. Lewis’s Reflections on the Psalms was published in 1958. In his short study of the psalms, “Reflections on the Psalms,” C.…

Jn 14:15 Love Needs Law

By J.I. Packer Keeping the Ten Commandments If you love me, you will keep my commandments. John 14:15 The Ten Commandments’ stock is low today. Why? Partly because they are law, naming particular things that should and should not be…

Law and Merit

By Geerhardus Vos K:NWTS 27/1 (2012): 8-9 . . . Paul has been the great teacher of the philosophy of law in the economy of redemption. Most of the Pauline formulas bear a negative character. The law chiefly operated towards…

Jm 2:12 The Law of Liberty

By Phillips Brooks James 2:12 So speak you, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty. Of all the qualities which great books, and especially the Bible, have, few are more remarkable than their…

THE LAW OF LIBERTY

By Phillips Brooks “So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty.”– JAMES ii. 12. “THE law of liberty” is the striking expression of this verse, the one that provokes our curiosity.…

Ro 13:8-10 The Heart of the Law

By Douglas Wilson 2010 INTRODUCTION: A very popular mistake among Christians is that of contrasting love and the law, as though we had to pick and choose. Will we live according to love, or according to the law? But if we…

Ro 10:4 Christ the End of the Law

By Charles Spurgeon 1876 “For Christ is the end of the Law for righteousness to everyone that believes.” Romans 10:4. YOU remember we spoke last Sunday morning of “the days of the Son of Man.” Oh that every Sunday might…

Ro 7:1 The Law

By D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones Know ye not, brethren, (for I speak to them that know the law), bow that the law hath dominion over a man as long as be liveth? (Romans 7: 1, KJV) This seventh chapter is one…

Ro 3:20 Purpose of the Law

By Martyn-Lloyd Jones In other words, the whole function of the Law is to define sin, to reveal its nature; and that is why we are without any excuse at all. The law is in our hearts; but that is…

The Law & the Gospel

By Michael Horton 1996 “The Gospel is the message, the salvation-bringing proclamation concerning Christ that he was sent by God the Father…to procure eternal life. The Law is contained in precepts, it threatens, it burdens, it promises no goodwill. The…