The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man: Comprehending a Complete Body of Divinity Front Cover. Herman Witsius. Thomas Turnbull, In this two volume work, Witsius, presents the reader with a fully biblical and experiential doctrine of the divine covenants; opening up their nature, The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man, Vols. 1 & 2. by Herman Witsius. THE ECONOMY OF THE COVENANTS BETWEEN GOD AND MAN, COMPREHENDING A COMPLETE BODY OF DIVINITY. BY HERMAN WITSIUS, D.D.

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Of the Penal Sanction There are various observations concerning the penal sanction to note Gen.

The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man

What is Covenant Theology Important? He partook of the ceremonies and types which He would fulfill. Jesus came to do what the law could hermwn do because man sinned. The Spirit applies, signs, and seals the blessings to the elect.

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Out of this people the Economj would come as an Israelite Deut. God promised to not allow the elect to fall covwnants grace to their eternal destruction Isa. It is no longer a bloody sacrament like Passover since the Passover is fulfilled by Christ and He alone is the bloody sacrifice. There was a repetition of the doctrine concerning the law of the covenant of works in this new pronouncement and was to convict people of sin and drive them to Christ.


He is given the church, receives all power, and gives gifts for the church. Man is the cause of his inability.

As a creation sacrament, it is binding upon all men jerman all time. Eternal life is promised to all those who believe even as it was promised to all those who obeyed in the Covenant of Works. Again, the realties behind the sign are not tied to the act itself. Believers can never completely lose peace with God but the sense of peace with God can be interrupted. When God gave the decalogue to Israel, he published some reasons annexed to it that were peculiar to Israel alone Whatever can be conceived as a condition is all included in the universality of the promises.

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Only God can restore us to true liberty, for he who sets us free, makes a purchase of us for his property and possession 1 Cor. The Covenant of Grace confirms the Hermann of Works.

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Therefore, a person cannot always determine when he was saved. God is the Judge who declares a sinner righteous. Those eternal blessings will be without outward signs and simply grasp the thing itself signified in these lesser objects at that time, but now we must use them to strengthen faith for they remind us of our duty to God.


He must fulfill as man what Adam failed to do as man. Of the Abrogation of the Covenant of Works on the part of God.

Of the Violation of the Covenant of Works on the part of Man. It is also signified by the conquering of the devil which is performed by Christ as well as by the elect in Christ by faith.

There are two Divine institutions of baptism that we find in the New Testament: In Adam everyone sinned, as if they had been there. BUT, that economyy any student of reformed theology should read at least selected chapters from these two volumes given the weight of their influence throughout the past years.

Of the Doctrine of the Prophets. The Covenant of Works did include promises contrary to the Socinians.

Christ was always a priest and mediator Luke 2: The Fall did not abrogate the duty to keep the law. Matthew McMahon What is a Covenant?