By Jeong Koo Jeon
Although Calvin was once a covenant theologian, he firmly maintained the evangelical contrast among legislation and gospel, in particular in his exposition of justification via religion on my own (sola fide) and salvation by way of grace by myself (sola gratia) with a balanced emphasis of believers' covenantal obedience. in addition, we are going to discover that Calvin not just utilized the excellence among legislation and gospel to soteriology but in addition within the depiction of redemptive background. In Calvin, the excellence among legislation and gospel used to be foundational for the depiction of biblical imaginative and prescient of eschatology within the backyard of Eden ahead of the autumn and lower than the previous Covenant.
However, the exponents of the Federal imaginative and prescient deny any validity of the excellence among legislation and gospel in hermeneutics, theology, and perform whereas they determine themselves with these of Calvin. In that experience, we may perhaps establish the Federal imaginative and prescient now not with the Protestant Reformation and Calvin yet as constant monocovenantalism within which they deny the excellence among legislation and gospel and practice that monocovenantal precept continually to their understandings of hermeneutics, soteriology, the doctrine of double predestination, and sacramental theology.
Jeong Koo Jeon is Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology at Chesapeake Reformed Theological Seminary in Maryland. he's the writer of Covenant Theology (1999 & 2004) and Covenant Theology and Justification by means of religion (2006).
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