In the very full volume of “The Works of Andrew Fuller” published by The Banner of Truth Trust (just over a thousand pages or double-columned, small print, quarto-sized book), under a section titled, “Miscellaneous Tracts, Essays, Letters, Etc.” there is a letter of his answe… Read More

The Summary of Moral Law: The Ten Commandments

July 8, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 3 comments

We looked last week at The Threefold Division of Biblical Law: Civil, Ceremonial and Moral. Then we looked at The Threefold Use of Moral Law: The law is a Mirror, the law is a Muzzle and the law is a Map. It Reveals sin, it Restrains sin and it Rules saints. Today we focus on one of those uses … Read More

The Three-Fold Use of Moral Law

June 26, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

We looked in the last blog at the time-honored and historic three-fold division of Biblical Law – Civil, Ceremonial and Moral. In my estimation, even when good men today seek to criticize these divisions judging them to be without Scriptural warrant – in their refutation, they tend to ad… Read More

The Three-Fold Division of Biblical Law

June 13, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

When we consider “The Law of God” in Scripture we’re considering the moral duties God requires of us. Deut. 10:12–13, “And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the … Read More

John Calvin on the Sabbath

May 15, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

One of my favorite qualities of the writings of Professor John Frame is his historical honesty. Many of every stripe of theological persuasion allow their biases to color their presentation of the truth, which, is of course, understandable at one level, and inevitable at another – but a facto… Read More