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April 27, 2013 1:11 PM

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WORLD | Today's News, Christian Views

God promised eternal life before the world began, it says in Titus 1:2. To whom did He promise it? Obviously, to the Son of God, the eternal second person of the Trinity. Ryan McGraw, an Orthodox Presbyterian Church pastor in Sunnyvale, Calif., launches his 116-page treatment of salvation from this runway and takes readers on a theologically packed flight through scriptural truth. Starting with the eternal preexistence of the Son, through promise and incarnation to the reigning Christ who now sits at the right hand of the Father, McGraw not only sketches the doctrinal points drawn from each segment of Jesus’ life, but skillfully applies those truths to the practical goal of meditating on the glory of our Redeemer. God promised eternal life to Christ, who by His obedience earned it not only for Himself, but also for all the elect as His seed. How glorious!

Devotional theology in the best Puritan tradition, Christ’s Glory, Your Good: Redemption Planned, Promised, Accomplished, and Applied (Reformation Heritage Books, 2013) includes a welcome ecclesial focus. Have you meditated on the glory of Christ revealed in your church’s weekly worship? Have you re...

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