James,From a Particular Baptist perspective, William Gadsby:
Gadsby's Questions About the Law
The following article was taken from William Gadsby's work The Present State of Religion where he dealt with the law as a rule of conduct for the Christian.
Dear Sir, Friend G. informs me you wish me to write to you, and inform you what law it is that I say the believer is in no sense under. I therefore write to say (though I cannot help thinking you must know) that it is the law given to Moses on Mount Sinai, commonly called the moral law, or ten commandments, recorded in Exod 20, and hinted at, with its curses annexed to it, in Deut 27. This is the law I intend, and do venture to say that the believer in Christ is in no sense whatever under it; so that it is not a rule of life to that man who is led by the Spirit. As you promised to answer me if I should write to you, I will propose to you a few questions, and I hope I shall do it in the fear of God, and shall expect you to answer them In plainness of speech; and,.......
Yours, tried, and condemned, upon the evidence of Diotrephes, by the Associated Ministers,
Manchester, Aug. 8, 1806.
Thanks for this- I'm copying and studying. Wow! I haven't seen this perspective in predestinarian circles. But I haven't been around. Thanks again to everyone from me too! May I pose the question again:
Have the jots and tittles passed away?