Covenant, Justification and Pastoral Ministry should be read by all believers (pastors, missionaries, teachers, churchgoers, etc…) who are concerned about getting the Gospel right.
Without question the New Perspectives on Paul folk and the Federal Vision folk have raised serious questions and challenges concerning the historic, Protestant view of justification by grace alone through faith alone. Thus, CJPM presents a sturdy, contemporary defense of the doctrine of sola gratia, sola fide. CJPM’s response cannot be glossed over. Moreover, for all who suggest that the jury is still out on the Federal Visionists, CJPM rests the case.
Covenant, Justification and Pastoral Ministry uniquely combines scholarly care and pastoral concern. It deals with the current controversy over justification from a historical perspective, an exegetical and biblical theology perspective, a systematic theology perspective, and a pastoral theology perspective.
The faculty of Westminster Seminary California has given a great gift to the church. May it be read, studied and applied by everyone concerned about getting the gospel right.