Some thoughts on the three-fold division of the law

The Old Testament (as well as the New Testament) makes various distinctions between the Decalogue and other Mosaic laws. The Pentateuch differentiates between the Decalogue and other Mosaic laws in various ways: the Decalogue is considered as “the ten words” (Exod. 34:28; Deut. 4:13; 10:4), as written with the finger of God on stone tablets […]

Brief thoughts on Irenaeus and the Covenantal Structure of Redemptive History

Irenaeus (circa A.D. 130-200): Irenaeus is best known for his anti-Gnostic Against Heresies. The governing principle of his hermeneutic was the doctrine of recapitulation, according to Bray.[1] Inscripturated revelation was intended to take us back to what Adam had in the Garden. He viewed Christ as the new or last Adam who started the human […]

Preface to Recovering a Covenantal Heritage: Essays in Baptist Covenant Theology

Recovering a Covenantal Heritage: Essays in Baptist Covenant Theology can be purchased here. Preface   This book is offered with the intent to further the discussion on covenant theology among Baptists and paedobaptists. It in no way pretends to be a fully worked-out Baptist covenant theology. It contains essays by thirteen different authors who do […]