Law

“The Effect and Design of the Law”: Spurgeon’s Lost Sermon #103

Jan 29

“Whoever knows well this art of dividing the Law from the Gospel should be given a place at the front of the room and be called a doctor of Holy Scripture.” So said Martin Luther, the courageous and stalwart reformer. The distinction between law and gospel was well known to the German firebrand — he wrote …

A Plain Man’s Sermon

Jan 17

A Plain Man's Sermon   “It shall be perfect to be accepted; there shall be no blemish therein.”— Leviticus xxii. 21.   THE ceremonial law, as ordained by the hand of Moses and Aaron, called the worshippers of God to great carefulness before him. Before their minds that solemn truth was ever made visible, “I the Lord thy God …

Leviticus:22:21

Incense and Light

Mar 11

Incense and Light    “And Aaron shall bum thereon sweet incense every morning: when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it. And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at even, he shall burn incense upon it, a perpetual incense before the Lord throughout your generations.”— Exodus xxx. 7, 8.   CERTAIN ceremonies under the law were only …

Exodus:30:7-8

The Law Written on the Heart

Oct 29

The Law Written on the Heart   “After those days, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts.”— Jeremiah xxxi. 33.   LAST Lord’s-day morning we spoke of the first great blessing of the covenant of grace, namely, the full forgiveness of sins. Then we dilated with delight upon …

Jeremiah:31:33

The Perpetuity of the Law of God

May 21

The Perpetuity of the Law of God    “For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.” — Matthew v. 18.   IT has been said that he who understands the two covenants is a theologian, and this is, no …

Matthew:5:18

The Stern Pedagogue

Jan 01

The Stern Pedagogue   “Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith. But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.”— Galatians iii. 24-5.   NEITHER the Jewish law of ten commands, nor its law of ceremonies was ever intended to save anybody. It was …

Galatians:3:24-25

The Uses of the Law

Apr 19

The Uses of the Law   "Wherefoore then serveth the law?"—Galatians 3:19        The apostle, by a highly ingenious and powerful argument, had proved that the law was never intended by God for the justification and salvation of man. He declares that God made a covenant of grace with Abraham long before the law was given on …

Galatians:3:19