Document: S.G. De Graaf, Promise and Deliverance, Vol. 3: Christ’s Ministry and Death, trans. by H. Evan Runner (USA: P&R Publishing, 1979).

Excerpt: The publication of Volume III of S. G. De Graaf’s Promise and Deliverance launches a new phase of this remarkable undertaking. It brings us to the New Testament, where the proclamation of the Kingdom of God’s grace in His Anointed (the Messiah, the
Christ) comes into full view. It is only natural for Christians to want to turn immediately to the New Testament portion of Holy Scripture. And in a work like De Graaf’s, they will be eager to read what the author has to say about the New Testament. There is, of course, ample justification for this inclination. In his Introduction to the whole work De Graaf writes: “The entire Scripture is God’s revelation of Himself . . .” and, “As a result of sin, there is no revelation of grace other than in the Mediator” and further, “. . . the Mediator [is] also the Head of the covenant, the second Adam” (Vol. I, pp. 21, 23). From this we see that it is in the New Testament that we find the fullest, clearest revelation of all these things. It is in this light that we are to understand Jesus’ somewhat puzzling statement that the least in the Kingdom of heaven is greater than John the Baptist…

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