Why Works Works Biblical revelation unfolds from the covenant of works
Should We Speak of a Covenant of Works?
The Moral Law
This article discusses the Antinomian controversy. This controversy was about whether or not the moral law is applicable today. The writer engages passages in Romans. Other aspects of the discussion involve the view of the law as a covenant of works versus the covenant of grace.
The Doctrine of Sin
This article explains the difference between original sin and actual sin. In explaining original sin, the author includes in the discussion such subjects as the covenant of works and the covenant of grace. In the second part, the nature and evidence of original sin is discussed.
The Covenant of Grace
This article starts with a discussion on the relationship between the covenant of redemption and the covenant of grace, arguing that there is no material difference between them. He then focuses on the covenant of grace, refuting non-Reformed teachings that have emerged on this doctrine. The author emphasizes that this covenant follows the covenant of works in history, and that it does not do away with the responsibility of man.
Outline of the Covenant of Grace and Testimony to Sublapsarianism
This article begins by outlining the original threefold distribution of the topics embraced in Christian theology: (1) relations of a rational creature to its Creator and Ruler, (2) the covenant of works, and (3) the covenant of grace. Then the author goes on to focus on different views of how primarily two groups of theologians give the order of decrees within the scheme of redemption: supralapsarians and sublapsarians.
Recovering the Mosaic Covenant as Law and Gospel: J. Mark Beach, John H. Sailhamer, and Jason C. Meyer as Representative Expositors
Does the traditional antithesis between law and gospel indeed function in the Mosaic covenant? The article gives specific attention to the use of the contrast between the principles of inheritance by works and inheritance by grace through faith. Can it be argued that the Mosaic covenant is in a certain sense a republication of an original covenant of works?
God's Creation of Man: Created God's Covenant Friend
This article describes the covenant relationship between God and Adam in Genesis 1 in terms of friendship. It makes an argument against the covenant of works.
Kingdom through Covenant – Covenants in Biblical-Theological Systems: Dispensational and Covenant Theology
Both dispensational and covenant theology are ways in which believers “put together” their Bible. These systems serve as interpretive grid to understand the storyline of Scripture. Chapter 2 compares and contrasts dispensationalism and covenant theology to see how they relate different covenants and to better understand both approaches. Different varieties of dispensationalism and covenant theology are discussed.
The Atonement in Context of Covenant Theology
This article views the covenant of redemption as the plan, and the covenant of works and covenant of grace as being the execution of the plan. The author shows how the atonement features within the covenant, and how Christ takes our place.
Was There Ever a Covenant of Works?
Bavinck on the Doctrine of the Covenant
The Covenant of Works in Dutch Reformed Orthodoxy
Westminster Confession of Faith Chapter 7:2
This article on the Westminster Confession of Faith Chapter 7:2 is about covenant of works and covenant theology.
Covenant of Works and Merit?
Covenant Theology under Attack
This article is about the covenant of works (covenant in the paradise). Rewards and blessing, the active obedience of Jesus Christ, and the relation of paradise and the covenant of grace is also discussed.
A Brief Overview of Covenantal Theology
In this overview of covenantal theology, the author discusses the covenant of redemption, the covenant of works, the covenant of grace, a definition of covenant, the promises and conditions in a covenant, conditional and unconditional covenant, the covenant view of Meredith Kline