Archive for January 5th, 2009

Purpose of the Law

[The Law’s] purpose is to convince and humble us, and the Gospel is to enable us to fulfill the obedience of the law.

The law sends us to the Gospel for our justification;

the Gospel sends us to the law to frame our way of life.

Our obedience to the law is nothing else but the expression of our thankfulness to God who has freely justified us …


Samuel Bolton, The True Bounds of Christian Freedom

(2) The Moral Law A Rule of Obedience – Proposition I – Application – ii. Against Antinomians p.71.

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