God’s Law, as a Covenant of Works, Is Not to be a Rule of Life to the Believer

“The truth is, Nomista [this is the name of a character in The Marrow of Modern Divinity], the law of the Ten Commandments, as it is the matter of the law of works, ought not to be a rule of life to a believer.” -Thomas Boston

BTW NOTE: What Boston means is that Christians are not to look at the Ten Commandment as a means of earning God’s favor. If they did look at the Ten Commandments that way, they would be looking at it as ‘a law of works.’ Boston will make the argument that Christians should look at the Ten Commandments as the law of Christ, that is a response to the favor God has given in Jesus.

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