Bunyan on Law, Gospel, and the Covenants

The Reformed Reader

Product Details In 1659 John Bunyan wrote a book called The Doctrine of the Law and Grace Unfolded.  In this book Bunyan well explains the difference(s) between the covenant of works and the covenant of grace, between the law and the gospel.  He explains how, in Adam, everyone by nature is in the covenant of works and he explains how the covenant of works shows up at Mt. Sinai.  Bunyan also talks about the gospel – how God saves sinners in the covenant of grace.  Bunyan said that in this book he hopes the reader will “find the two covenants [which all men are under, either the one or the other] discovered, and held forth in their natures, ends, bounds, together with the state and condition of them that are under the one, and of them that are under the other.”

I’ll come back to this excellent book later; for now…

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