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 […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 23

This entry is part 23 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

“Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus” (Romans […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 22

This entry is part 22 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

Continued from Part 21 The “now” is emphatic, in the present case or in the present dispensation, a plan of righteousness has been manifested, made known, or brought to light. This plan is distinct from law. And yet the Jew should not have been astonished at the inauguration of this new plan of righteousness, for […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 21

This entry is part 21 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

Continued from Part 20 “For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side, And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; […]