Rev. Matthew Winzer:

The external administration of the covenant in time to the visible church does not confer spiritual benefits, but only provides the means by which grace is administered. The means belong to all in the visible church. The grace belongs to the elect alone.

2 Responses to “External Possession of the Covenant”

  1. Lauren Says:

    I wish everyone could be so succinct as this. Mr. Winzer elicits my “but of course” response.

  2. py3ak Says:

    Ah, Mr. Winzer has quite a knack for doing that. And I see that he has an article in the 2007 Confessional Presbyterian Journal! Subscribe now!

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