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Having considered several ways in which the truth of the antithesis is brought under attack, we were left to con­sider our own lives in relationship to that antithesis established by God from the beginning. While there are many attacks upon the antithesis, coming from many different angles, we must not be misled into thinking that so long as we remain free from the influ­ence of Roman Catholicism and common grace, we are free from error in this matter. The fact is, our own sinful flesh brings us into conflict constantly with the truth of the antithesis. You and I have...

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Rev. Key is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Randolph, Wisconsin. Having briefly considered the various aspects of Bible truth concerning the doctrine of man, or anthropology, we would normally proceed now to the third area of study in Reformed doctrine, which is Christology, the doctrine concerning the Christ. But before moving on to that area of study, there is one other truth that I would treat under the doctrine of man. I refer to the doctrine of the antithesis. The antithesis, which I will define and explain presently, is not usually given separate treatment in the study of...

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Rev. Key is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Randolph, Wisconsin. The truth of the antithesis ought to be a doctrine prominent in our thinking. It is a very serious matter. The whole of the Christian life is defined by the antithesis, as we explained that concept in our last article. After man’s fall into sin, the antithesis took on a very specific form. The thesis, the revelation of God’s glory, and the antithesis, the contrasting position over against all that which would oppose God’s glory, now stands out even more sharply. God came to the fallen Adam and...

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