Gurnall was one of the small number of Puritans who conformed to the Act of Uniformity in 1662. He is best known for The Christian in Complete Armour. Spurgeon described it as “peerless and priceless”.
The sanctity of human life as made in the image of God is protected by the sixth commandment. To murder a person is to desecrate the image of God and mock God himself. Murder, manslaughter, abortion, euthanasia and suicide are all outlawed by this commandment. How is life valued in today’s society? The Lord Jesus Christ taught that this commandment also prohibits unrighteous anger and insulting behaviour.
Series: A better covenant
Throughout the course of salvation history God has progressively revealed more and more information about himself “at many times and in various ways” (Hebrews 1:1). This progressive revelation culminated in the person of Jesus Christ. He is God’s final word to all mankind. There is no other name by which we must be saved.