Tag Archives: covenant of grace

Edward Fisher: The Tree of Life in the Marrow

I need some help to find some theological references.  First, some background.  Lots of the earliest posts on this blog were about the function of the Tree of Life in the Garden of Eden.  I argue, there, that the promise … Continue reading

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Bruce Milne on the Garden and Gospel

I’m reading Bruce Milne’s The Message of Heaven and Hell in preparation for my next MMTC lecture, personal eschatology. Eschatology is like making sense of a good crime novel, we don’t get it right unless we understand what happened in … Continue reading

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Edward Fisher: The Marrow of Modern Divinity

For the past four years I have been on the look out for The Marrow of Modern Divinity by Edward Fisher. It was not available in print or on-line but it has now been published in both media. Christian Focus … Continue reading

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The Top 10 on Transforming Grace (2008-09)

This time last year I posted the top 10 posts of the year.  Like this time last year I’ll take a break from blogging. I’m going back to the CPAS youth summer camp at Edgehill school in Devon then having … Continue reading

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James Durham on the Covenant of Works

I recently stumbled upon a really useful blog, James Durham Thesis, (exploring the views of James Durham on the free offer of the gospel). James Durham summarises the gospel in 100 words: …the general truths contained in the gospel. As, … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Erskine on covenants

In the following extract from Ebenezer Erskine’s sermon on Hebrews 10:19-22, the contrast between the covenant of works and covenant of grace as understood by the reformers is put very well: It is pleasant hence to observe, how the method … Continue reading

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The trees in “My first Message” bible

My middle son has just moved up from “My First Message” bible to “New Century Version International Children’s Bible” My First Message has been a real favourite for my son, as the battered spine and torn edges show. It has … Continue reading

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