Inking in the categories of Jesus is the image of God ood news as the second Adam fulfilling the mission of the first Adam Yeah I usually like him but he tends to bore me now with this book instead of stimulate my thinking and leading me to worshipJV Fesko s The Rule of love and the commentary on the heidelberg Love and The Commentary on the Heidelberg by Zacharias Ursinus are on the top of my list period Kevin deYoung is sometimes hit or even home run sometimes miss then I m like really Kev is that the best you ve ot Very approachable and easy to understand Clowney s writing is as usual clear Chapters are short and each has a list of study uestions at the end making this a ood book for a The Billionaires New Assistant (The New Dominators, group Bible study or small fellowshiproup discussion The style of this book is fairly simple but the words feel weighty because I believe Clowney lived long with the habit of staying closely tethered to Scripture Before reading I had thoughts about how Jesus related to the Old Testament and to the Ten Commandments I believed that he fulfilled them by obeying them perfectly And I knew that in the Sermon on the "Mount He Deepened Some "he deepened some them to make us look to the heart instead of just external actions This is true but only scratches the surface This is a subject which deserves extended meditation This is a short book densely packed with rich material I very highly recommend it This book I originally started reading it on the Lord s Day but I decided to finish it sooner than later It is phenomenal Dr Clowney does a wonderful job of showing the E law then how should we look at the Ten Commandments todayClowney explains how Jesus intensifies the law and expands its scope to every situation in life But as the author did so often during his ministry he oes further finding Christ in the law and showing how he fulfills it for. There s some helpful material here in how the Ten Commandments relate to and are fulfilled in the Person and work of Jesus Christ But I was uncomfortable with the level of discontinuity Clowney seems to advocate between the Old and New Testament and often times his discussion of the actual sin in each commandment is either way too brief or it misses the point I love Clowney s writings and preaching but this is not his best work and it s pretty low on my list of books on this subject I really do mean a Goodreads two star rating it was OK If this were it d be three starsThere wasn t anything I would classify as bad theology or exhortation in the Christian life There just wasn t anything that hasn t already been said thoughAs I stated in one my reviews of Clowney s other works his lectures available on iTunes U seem to be a lot better than his writing at least in my opinion Clowney is always helpful in reading the Bible Christocentrically But I ll be honest this volume didn t wow me at all I ot help from the likes of Davidman Dickson and Ryken on the Ten Commandments "That was actually my comment below Nathan White s review hereWhen I first went through the Ten Commandments with the church "was actually my comment below Nathan White s review hereWhen I first went through the Ten Commandments with the church was then I thought this was the best book available and possibly was Now I am preaching through the Decalogue elsewhere I tend to agree with you on it Nathan Oversimplifications easily overlooking profound points while focusing on something that as you say misses the point In the second commandment he is not even th. Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill themFor many Christians conditioned to emphasize our freedom from the law Jesus' words seem strange even incompatible with the Quinn (Wyoming Sky, gospel ofrace If Jesus did not abolish th. ,
Read & Download ã eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ú Edmund P. ClowneyEader the demands of the Ten Commandments and how Christ didn t just see them as commands to be obeyed but to "Be Fulfilled He Did So "fulfilled He did so our behalf on behalf of God s people In doing so he has uaranteed that in this life we will be
Faithful Witnesses To This Gospelwitnesses to this ospel that when we are in lory we will have Him as our reward because Christ came and fulfilled the righteous reuirements of the law on our behalf Rom 83 4 These commands will no longer be something we struggle with But We Will Be we will be to fully keep them by loving God with all of our heart soul mind and strength and our neighbors as well in lory Soli Deo Gloria A helpful walkthrough the Ten Commandments and how Jesus fulfilled each one of them Interesting focussed reflections for my own walk with God Not to be sneered at as an exercise but as one for My Fair Temptress (Governess Brides, genuine contemplation and learning from God It s deeply convicting as times as the bar set is so high It s like an audit check of some sort I feel I find reading the Ten Commandments from Exodus Chapter 20 is aloss reading whilst this book has helped me to examine myself in a structured manner A modern echo of the Westminster Shorter Catechism s approach to the Decalogue The 3 page conclusion alone is worth the price of the book May have even been helpful to have read that Clowney takes a traditional Reformed Confessional view of the the commandments but he has a balanced less dogmatic view He leans toward principle in application I think because he focuses on the Biblical Theology framework. His people Thus believers will learn not only of God's character revealed in the law but also of the The Magic Talisman (A Rick Brant Science Adventure Series, gospel with its focus on ChristDivided into eleven chapters each with study uestions for reflection and application this book is an ideal resource forroup study and personal rowth. .