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, …

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 …

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