Law

Zealous For Good Works: What Are Good Works (part 3)? by Shane Anderson

You have been recreated by the grace of the Spirit in Jesus Christ to live for God in the doing of good deeds—living in a way that pleases him. All objections and excuses must fade away in light of this truth, and we must be convinced that as Christ came to do the Father’s will, so he leads us forward in life as his new creation to do the same. Good works manifest the love of God to him and our neighbors. Good works are the imitation of Christ by the Spirit. 

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Daily Edition: The OPC Republication Report (Updated) by Shane Anderson

Past decades have seen an emergence of a Lutheran-Reformed hybrid theology in which the Law/Gospel distinction is expressed more as a dichotomy between works and faith (Lutheran) rather than the distinction between the Old administration of the Covenant of Grace and the New administration (Reformed). Additionally, some have begun teaching that the Mosaic Covenant is a republication of the Covenant of Works made with Adam--not simply that the same Law is present in both covenants, but that "in some sense" Israel is brought into a Covenant of Works in which it should merit the land of promise.

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