Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 30

This entry is part 30 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

And I will make a covenant between me and thee. Here was a covenant about to be made, and the sequel shows that it was the land covenant, with circumcision as the sign of the covenant. Be it remembered that God had in Genesis 12:1-3 promised Abraham that in his seed all the families of the Earth should […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 28

This entry is part 28 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

“And if ye are Christ’s then are ye Abraham’s seed, heirs according to the promise” (Galatians 3:29). In the high gospel sense contemplated in the promise made to Abraham, he is the father of only those who believe in Christ. A Jew, as such, has no part in the in this promise. The spiritual family […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 29

This entry is part 29 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

“Through the law” means through the righteousness of the law, for the person who does not keep the law perfectly receives nothing through the law but punishment. “They that are of the law” means they that are righteous by law. If such are heirs, faith as a basis for righteousness is void. If the promise was made to those who […]