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《西敏信条教牧简释 7.4》

7.4 This covenant of grace is frequently set forth in Scripture by the name of a testament, in reference to the death of Jesus Christ the Testator, and to the everlasting inheritance, with all things […]

《西敏信条教牧简释 7.3》

7.3 Man, by his fall, having made himself incapable of life by that covenant, the Lord was pleased to hear from a second, 1 commonly called the covenant of grace; wherein He freely offereth unto sinners […]

WCF 7.2 — Pastoral Comments

7.2 The first covenant made with man was a covenant of works,1 wherein life was promised to Adam; and in him to his posterity,2 upon condition of perfect and personal obedience.3

《西敏信条教牧简释 7.1》论上帝与人所立的圣约

7.1 上帝是人的创造者,人是有理性的受造物,所以,人本当顺服上帝。但是,上帝与受造者之间的距离如此巨大,所以,人绝不能享有祂,以此为自己的福分和赏赐,除非是上帝自愿俯就,这俯就乃是祂乐意用立约的方式显明的1。

WCF 7.1 — Of God’s Covenant With Man

7.1 The distance between God and the creature is so great, that although reasonable creatures do owe obedience unto Him as their Creator, yet they could never have any fruition of Him as their blessedness […]

《西敏信条教牧简释 6.6》

6.6 每个罪,无论是原罪,还是本罪,都违背上帝公义的律法1,与上帝的律法完全对立,在其本质上就将罪债归在罪人身上2,他因此受上帝的忿怒3、律法的咒诅4,并因而处于死亡以及其它各样愁苦的辖制之下5,有属灵的6,有现世的7,也有永世的8。   1约壹3:4;2罗2:15;3:9,19;3弗2:3;4加3:10; 5罗6:23;6弗4:18;7罗8:20;哀3:39;8太 25:41;帖后1:9 

WCF 6.6 — Pastoral Comments

6.6 Every sin, both original and actual, being a transgression of the righteous law of God, and contrary thereunto,1 doth, in its own nature, bring guilt upon the sinner,2 whereby he is bound over to the wrath […]

《西敏信条教牧简释 6.5》

6.5 这种人性的败坏,今生仍然残留那些已经重生的人里面1 ;虽然藉着基督已得蒙赦免、被治死,可是它本身及其一切所欲仍然是真正的罪2    1: 约壹1:8,10;罗7:14,17,18,23;雅3:2;箴20:9;传7:20;2: 罗7:5,7,8,25;加5:17

WCF 6.5 — Pastoral Comments

6.5 This corruption of nature, during this life, doth remain in those that are regenerated;1 and although it be, through Christ, pardoned, and mortified; yet both itself, and all the motions thereof, are truly and properly […]

WCF 6.1 — Pastoral Comments

6.1 Our first parents, being seduced by the subtilty and temptation of Satan, sinned, in eating the forbidden fruit.1 This their sin, God was pleased, according to His wise and holy counsel, to permit, having purposed […]

《西敏信条教牧简释 5.5》

5.5 至智、至公、至慈的上帝,常常让祂的儿女一时经历各种试探,和他们自己内心的败坏,其目的或是要因他们过去的罪恶而责罚他们,或是要向他们显露他们内心的诡诈和败坏所隐藏的力量,好使他们谦卑下来1;另外,也是为了要使他们更加与祂亲近,常常依靠祂来扶持,并且更加警醒地防备将来一切犯罪的机会;同时还有其他各种公义和圣洁的目的2。