Westminster Seminary California

Valiant for Truth - Covenant of Works

Latest Faculty Publication! VanDrunen on Natural Law

WSC is pleased to announce the publication of Dr. VanDrunen's latest book, Divine Covenants and Moral Order: A Biblical Theology of Natural Law (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014).

Latest Office Hours! An Interview with Mike Brown and Zach Keele

What is a covenant? Is "covenant" something imposed onto Scripture, or does it organically arise from Scripture? What is the covenant of works, the covenant of grace, and the covenant of redemption?

Meditations on the Larger Catechism, pt. 16
Danny Hyde

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever” (Ps. 136:1). God in his goodness and covenant mercy has created and continues to provide for all that his creatures need.

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Covenant of Works
Kim Riddlebarger

In Hosea 6:7, the prophet records the word of the Lord as follows: “But like Adam they [Israel and Judah] transgressed the covenant; there they dealt faithlessly with me.” Based upon this declaration it is clear that Adam stood in a covenant relationship to his creator while in Eden, and that Adam had indeed violated the terms of that covenant through a personal act of disobedience. 

Notable Quotables: Ball on the covenant of works

The covenant of works is of justice, the covenant of grace is of grace and mercy, which cannot agree and take place in one and the same subject: for he that tries justice, perceives not the force of mercy.