Now that the Structure of Biblical Authority series is finished, we are going to do a few other things before we dive right into the next series.  This week we discuss an important idea from Edward Fisher’s 17th century book The Marrow of Modern Divinity.  That idea is: the law in (or from) the hand of Christ.


Show Notes:


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Is the Trinity Biblical? 21st Century Challenges to Historic Orthodoxy (a conference in Fresno, CA feature Dr. Charles Lee Irons)

The Marrow of Modern Divinity by Edward Fisher

The Marrow of Modern Divinity free googlebook

Blown by the Spirit by David Como (Kindle)

The Whole Christ by Sinclair Ferguson

The Whole Christ audiobook from Audible

The Marrow Controversy and Seceder Tradition by William VanDoodewaard

The Law in the Hand of Christ by Charles Lee Irons

Roman 12:1

Ephesians 4:1

Colossians 3:1

  1. The law comes in different covenant forms
  2. Republication of the covenant of works in the Mosaic covenant
    1. Episode 4 – A Response to the Republication Report
    2. Galatians 4:24
    3. Romans 10:5
    4. Leviticus 18:5
  3. Death to the law as a covenant of works
    1. Union with Christ
    2. Romans 7:4
    3. Galatians 2:19-20
    4. Law in Greek (“nomos”) means covenant of works, not moral law
    5. Westminster Larger Catechism 97
  4. The Law of Christ
    1. Galatians 6:2
    2. 1 Corinthians 9:21

1 Corinthians 6

2 Corinthians 5

Westminster Confession of Faith 19:5

Ephesians 6:1-4

Colossians 3:9

Colossians 2:14-15

Romans 8:29

2 Corinthians 3

Kingdom Prologue, pp. 318-320

Matthew 28:18ff.

Structure of Biblical Authority, p. 71

Revelation 1-3

Hebrews 3


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