The Scope of the Gospel

“The main scope of the Gospel is, to exclude all self-confidence, and stain the pride of man, to bring in self-denial, and exalt the glory of Christ; to extol His righteousness, by which He has magnified the law, and made it honourable; to exhibit such a way of salvation to sinners, as shall most advance the honour of all the divine perfections which shine most brightly in the face and person of Jesus Christ; and to bring men to such a true and lively faith of the free grace and mercy of God in Christ, as will be the only solid root and spring of true peace, heart-holiness, and practical godliness…”

Ralph Erskine, quoted in Gospel Truth, John Brown of Whitburn, pp. 77-78

(HT: John Fonville)

Peter serves as a pastor-teacher, at home and abroad, resourcing gospel-centred communities.

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