Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 27

This entry is part 27 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

“And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also” (Romans 4:11). Circumcision was a sign of the covenant made […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 26

This entry is part 26 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

“Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works, Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin” (Romans 4:6-8). The Lord does not reckon sin, but does reckon righteousness, to […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 25

This entry is part 25 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

“What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found? For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God” (Romans 4:1- 2). Paul reminds them that the world had become guilty before God, and that all had sinned, and it was impossible […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 24

This entry is part 24 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

“Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law” (Romans 3:28). Here he may draw hurtful conclusions, if we do not keep in mind Paul’s line of argument. Paul is not contrasting faith and the obedience of faith, but he is contrasting justification by works of the law and […]