Monday, February 3, 2014

Martyn Lloyd Jones - Refuting Antinomianism

"But we can go even further, and this is the final nail which should put out once and for ever that false antinomian idea, consider what is actually said in those noble verses in Hebrews 13:20-1:
 'Now the God of peace, that brought up again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every good work to do His will' - notice - 'working in you that which is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ.'
Here  is the most glorious thing of all. In the new covenant of God, in Christ, through the Holy Spirit, has not only put the law in our minds and our hearts, He is even working in usa predisposition in favour of it, a desire to keep it, and He gives us power to do so."
- Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Great Doctrines of the Bible Volume 1 (p 357)

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