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CHRIST, SALVATION, LAW & POSTMILLENNIALISM

Tables of lawPMT 2014-061 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.
This is my final article on Jesus’ kingdom teaching and its endorsement of God’s Law. This is important for distinguishing postmillennialism from social gospel liberalism, which many falsely charge against the postmillennial hope.

Let us note:

 

Christ Perfectly Keeps the Law

The Scripture teaches that he comes to keep the Law: “Then I said, ‘Behold, I come; / In the scroll of the book it is written of me; / I delight to do Thy will, O my God; / Thy Law is within my heart” (Psa 40:7– 8). The writer of Hebrews applies this verse to him (Heb 10:5–7). He perfectly keep God’s Law in his own life: “I have kept My Father’s commandments, and abide in His love” (John 15:10b). Because of the nature of sin as transgression of the Law (1 John 3:4) Christ is sinless because he keeps the Law: “Which of you convicts Me of sin?” (John 8:46). Continue reading

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