The New Creation

The new creation is the fulfillment of the covenant. The covenant is of grace and law, of works and grace. Works belong to the covenant irrevocably, belong to it fundamentally, because the new creation is the place where the covenant in all its fullness is the total fact of life. And there shall be no more curse, but the throne of God and of the lamb shall be in it, and his servants shall serve Him.

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TopicsBiblical Law, Biblical Commentary, Eschatology

About the author

R. J. Rushdoony

Rev. R.J. Rushdoony (1916–2001), was a leading theologian, church/state expert, and author of numerous works on the application of Biblical law to society. He started the Chalcedon Foundation in 1965. His Institutes of Biblical Law (1973) began the contemporary theonomy movement which posits the validity of Biblical law as God’s standard of obedience for all. He therefore saw God’s law as the basis of the modern Christian response to the cultural decline, one he attributed to the church’s false view of God’s law being opposed to His grace. This broad Christian response he described as “Christian Reconstruction.” He is credited with igniting the modern Christian school and homeschooling movements in the mid to late 20th century. He also traveled extensively lecturing and serving as an expert witness in numerous court cases regarding religious liberty. Many ministry and educational efforts that continue today, took their philosophical and Biblical roots from his lectures and books.

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