Covenant Theology

A Concise Case For Reformed Infant Baptism

In Reformed theology, our belief in infant baptism doesn’t come from isolated Bible proof texts, but by considering Scripture as an organic whole. When we do this, we see that the children of believers are members of the covenant of grace and are therefore entitled its sign and seal, which is baptism.

The Sacramental Theology of Herman Bavinck

What was Herman Bavinck’s theology of the sacraments? Based on his geographical location, did any crypto-Lutheranism creep in? In today’s post, Anthony Charles synthesizes Bavinck’s sacramental theology and answers some perplexing questions.

Why is the Mosaic Covenant Important for Christians?

In Reformed theology, everything is built on Scripture alone–Sola Scriptura. We don’t build our theology on the New Testament by itself. The Old Testament is the bedrock and foundation for the New. As Paul said, our theology is built on the foundation of the apostles AND the prophets (Eph. 2:20). With this in mind, it’s …

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The Abrahamic Covenant

As mentioned in my previous article on the covenant of grace, the outward administration of the covenant of grace began with Adam in Genesis 3:15. In the Abrahamic Covenant, that seed is beginning to germinate and blossom. God’s promises and plans become more revealed. The substance of the covenant of grace is always the same—it’s …

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The Covenant of Grace

After Adam’s failure to keep the covenant of works, God’s people needed a rescue plan. We desperately needed redemption from sin. We literally needed to have a covenant head who could represent us. This was really the purpose of the covenant of grace: To deliver us the mediator we urgently required in order to save …

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