The Law/Gospel Distinction (Beza/Horton)

In 1558 Theodore Beza (John Calvin's successor in Geneva) wrote "Confession De Foi Du Chretien" (The Christian Faith). The following is an excerpt on Beza's description of the law/gospel distinction taken from his book: We divide this Word into two principal parts or kinds: the one is called the "Law", the other the "Gospel". For,… Continue reading The Law/Gospel Distinction (Beza/Horton)

The Two Principal Parts of Scripture (Beza)

Theodore Beza Here's a helpful explanation of the law/gospel distinction by Theodore Beza (d. 1564): We divide this Word into two principal parts or kinds: the one is called the "Law", the other the "Gospel". For all the rest can be gathered under the one or the other of these two headings.What we call Law… Continue reading The Two Principal Parts of Scripture (Beza)