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Jesus Is the Gospel

In Institutes 2.9.2, Calvin says what he means by “the Gospel”: “[Jesus Christ] has in his flesh completed all the parts of our salvation.” By the Gospel, I understand the clear manifestation of the mystery of Christ. I confess, indeed, that inasmuch as the term Gospel is applied by Paul to the doctrine of faith (2 Tim. […]

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Horst Hutter on Our Politics of Friendship

What is a friend worth? The Preacher taught us long ago: Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falls; for he has not another to help him up. […]

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Hemmingsen Defines the Gospel

Niels Hemmingsen likes to define things. Herewith his definition of the Gospel from his Enchiridion Theologicum. The Gospel is a doctrine revealed by God, in which liberation from the curse of the Law and the wrath of God is announced and  remission of sins, salvation, and eternal life to those who believe in the Son is […]