Now It Flows Out To All Nations

Iquitos Plaza de Armas Fountain by Night Fountain by night on central plaza in Iquitos/Maynas/Loreto, Peru by AgainErick

J.C. Ryle on the difference between the Mosaic and Christian eras:

“The conception which the pious remnant of Israel had of the Divine character during the Mosaic economy was radically different from the stern and forbidding presentation made thereof by Dispensationalists. Hear the Psamist as he declared, ‘Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful’ (16:5). Hear him again, as he bursts forth into adoring praise, ‘Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: who forgiveth all thine iniquities, who healeth all thy diseases… He hath not dealt with us after our sins, nor rewarded us according to our iniquities’ (103:2, 3, 10). Can Christians say more than that? No wonder David exclaimed, ‘Whom have I in heaven but Thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire besides Thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever’ (73:25, 26). If the question be asked, What, then, is the great distinction  between the Mosaic and Christian eras? The answer is, God’s grace was then confined to one nation, but now it flows out to all nations.”

Source: “A Biblical Refutation of Dispensationalism (The Application of the Scriptures),” pdf file linked to the accompanying sermon.

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