“…one must indeed make a distinction between the covenant made at Horeb prior to the giving of the law (Exo. 19), and the law which was declared subsequent to it (Exo. 20). The law of the ten commandments was not the covenant, for the covenant had been made prior to this. The law is, so to speak, an appendix to the covenant already made, being a rule for the partakers of the covenant. Therefore the covenant and the law are expressly distinguished from each other…”

The Christian’s Reasonable Service, vol. 3, p.41

 

I am a Reformed Presbyterian. I offer all content as my own personal reflections. I am not a licensed minister.