Thursday, July 20

Who is the Mediator of the covenant of grace?

The only Mediator of the covenant of grace is the Lord Jesus Christ,[1] who, being the eternal Son of God, of one substance and equal with the Father,[2] in the fulness of time became man,[3] and so was and continues to be God and man, in two entire distinct natures, and one person, forever.[4]
  1. I Tim. 2:5
    For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus...

  2. John 1:1, 14
    In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

    And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

    John 10:30
    I and the Father are one.

    Phil. 2:6
    ...who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped...

  3. Gal. 4:4
    But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law...
  4. Luke 1:35
    And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God. "

    Rom. 9:5
    To them belong the patriarchs, and from their race, according to the flesh, is the Christ who is God over all, blessed forever. Amen.

    Col. 2:9
    For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily...

    Heb. 7:24-25
    ....but he holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever. Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.

Question 36, Westminster Larger Catechism.

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