Looking at God’s Law, Again
A firm foundation for lasting reformation
Recently I was struck by this commanding statement: “The law of God is the foundation of all enduring reformation.”1 Simply put, revival and reformation, and obedience to the law of God, go together; and a call to revival and reformation is a call to obey God’s law. Because Bible writers understood this, they could say: “The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul” (Ps. 19:7). Not surprisingly, commandment keeping dismays the devil. He has tried to change God’s law (Dan. 7:25), and is still doing his best to destroy those who keep it (Rev. 12:17).
A question arises: How can negative prohibitions (against murder, …