Rutherford and the Mystical Christ?

Discussion in 'Covenant Theology' started by ReformedReidian, Nov 12, 2016.

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  1. ReformedReidian

    ReformedReidian Puritan Board Doctor

    In The Trial and Triumph of Faith, Rutherford argues, pace Beza, Piscator, and others, that the promises of Galatians 3:18 do not apply do not apply to the mystical Christ but to the mediatorial Christ (Rutherford, Banner of Truth, 81-82). What does Rutherford mean by "Mystical?"
     
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  3. Dachaser

    Dachaser Puritan Board Junior

    Jesus cannot be sub dived though can he? He does all things from Himself, so he would be at same time whatever he needs to be for the action to happen?
     
  4. ReformedReidian

    ReformedReidian Puritan Board Doctor

    The Church is called Christ's body, yet no one thinks I am hypostatically Jesus' toe, for example.
     
  5. Dachaser

    Dachaser Puritan Board Junior

    True, but whatever Jesus does is all due to Him being just Jesus, not subdived in mystical or other?
     
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