No Law
Bobby R. Holmes and Mark Roberts


I. Error
  A. Neo-Calvinists say:
  1. "We are under grace, not law. We must not depend on what we do, but on God."
  B. Passages Misused:
  1. Romans 6:14-15
  2. Galatians 3:11

II. Truth
  A. Bible teaches we are under law and grace
  1. We are not under a law system whereby man works and earns his salvation:
  a) Ephesians 2:8-11
  b) Romans 3:23; 10:5
  2. However, we are under law:
  a) 1 Corinthians 9:21
  b) Romans 8:2
  c) Galatians 6:2
  3. This law is the Gospel, with all its accompanying commands, privileges, and provisions:
  a) James 1:25; 2:12
  b) Romans 8:2, 16-17
  B. Confusion about Grace
  1. Neo-Calvinists confuse basis for salvation (Christ) and the conditions for salvation (obedience).
  2. Is any really teaching, "I go to services three times a week and have been baptized and so I do not need Jesus"?
  3. Man must obey the Gospel, the law of Christ!


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