Category – Law and Gospel

A Pastor’s Reflections: Christian Liberty

One of the most undervalued and unknown doctrines is Christian Liberty. These days fundamentalism is on the rise in the Reformed churches. People believe that the only way to combat the ever-increasing tide of secularism is to build high doctrinal sea walls to preserve the church from the flood. They…

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Law and the Gospel

Kim Riddlebarger
Although often identified as a Lutheran distinctive, the law-gospel distinction has been recognized by the Reformed tradition as well. Reformed theologians such as Louis Berkhof have spoken of the Bible as containing two parts–the law and the gospel. Although people often assume that this means the Bible has two testaments…