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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This should help us to see that God does not change just because men fall. In the Old Testament the promised land was a pledge of heaven.

Man had to persevere in keeping the law without fault. Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, to the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved. He was ordained in the ministry, becoming the pastor of Westwoud in and afterwards at Wormer, Goes, and Leeuwarden.

The whole extent of the image of God created in Adam consists of three parts: The law does not change because God does not change. The Decalogue was a covenant and is called a covenant Ex. Quotes from The Economy of th Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

It is a matter of time, not effectiveness. It asserts that foreseen good in man was not a reason for election Rom.


The justice of God would never be satisfied unless flesh kept the covenant bond Ephesians 5: Cogenants must remember that it is God who determines what is just and not our intellectual reason. The effects of the Spirit can be seen in a more clear and distinct knowledge of the mysteries of faith Isa.

Yet, it should be noted that Christ, as man, loved all men econlmy to the commandment. For our salvation depends not on this full assurance of faith; but on our union and communion with Christ, which may remain safe and secure without that.

He is the Protection from every evil and the Communication of every good. Michael Rachel rated it really liked it Aug 15, The place of the Passover was first in Egypt Ex. The Case for Divine Election. Arguments for immersion are that Christ and the Apostles used this mode as seen by the example of the ancient church.

The Christ of the Covenants. God promises a son and heir for him in time Gen.

Man is not the Savior, and salvation does not originate with him. It stood as a memorial of our duty towards Hdrman. Again, the realties behind the sign are not tied to the act itself.

Although himself a member of the federalistic school, he was in no way blind to the value of the scholastically established dogmatic system of the Church.

It was the sign of the covenant promise of eternal life. With the Elect, God subdues them and covenantw them. Book 1 — Explaining the Covenant of Works Chapter 1: Man cannot merit anything from God. It is the foundation to the whole of our salvation.


The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man by Herman Witsius | A Puritan’s Mind

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? He said that they should drink ye all of it, in remembrance of Me. No one nerman have complained if Adam had obeyed. Without His active and passive obedience sinners can never be saved.

The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man: Comprehending a Complete Body of Divinity

The Father is the principle author of salvation 2 Cor. It is binding simply on the basis of imitating God.

Christ was still the beloved Son of God even while hanging on the cross. The first volume deals with Covenant Theology proper while the second volume analyzes the various types and shadows of the Old Testament.

The time is fifty days after the Exodus and the place was Mount Sinai Deut. Account Options Sign in. One person found this helpful. Some people make false accusations about the Old Testament. In the New Testament believers are not subject to Old Testament tutelage. Samuel Miller Infant Baptism: