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For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. Romans 8 :2 In our circles today, it is not popular to speak about the Gospel as Law or the Law of the Gospel. The Gospel message is one that is received by faith and the division between Law and...
Thomas Manton began his exposition of Romans 8 by telling his hearers “what condemnation importeth.” The world stands under condemnation because of sin—that black backdrop has made this chapter’s “No condemnation!” all the more precious to the believer. Manton next turns the reader’s attention to...
Note: Read the introduction to this series here . There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. Romans 8:1 Wonderful things need backdrops to be more gloriously seen. A beautiful glacial lake is improved when a...
Thomas Manton (1620-1677) was born in Somerset England in 1620 and was baptized on March 31 of that same year. J.C. Ryle, writing a brief memoir of Manton (found in volume 2 of Manton’s Works ) noted that Manton was “a man who could neither say, nor do, nor write anything without being observed.”...