Does the Gospel Contain Exhortations, Threats, and Promises?

The Canons of Dordt

The Fifth Main Point of Doctrine
Article 14: God’s Use of Means in Perseverance

And, just as it has pleased God to begin this work of grace in us by the proclamation of the gospel, so he preserves, continues, and completes his work by the hearing and reading of the gospel, by meditation on it, by its exhortations, threats, and promises, and also by the use of the sacraments.

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  1. As one of my favorite (sarcasm) theologians said in response to Westminster’s claim of needing three things to escape the wrath to come, “they were probably just tired when they wrote that”.

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