Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 32

This entry is part 32 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

It does not appear that the Judaizers denied that the Gentile believers were saved, but their argument was that the Gentile Christians must, as servants of God, keep the law to be eternally saved, or to remain in a state of salvation. To offset these arguments, Paul shows that all of Abraham’s life was devoted to service to God; he was righteous by faith.   […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 33

This entry is part 33 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

The phrase “justified by faith”, does not warrant the conclusion that we are justified by faith only. It is a sound principle of exegesis to find out the use a writer makes of a word or phrase, and then to interpret his language in the light of that discovery. It is not different to find out […]

Paul’s Letter to the Romans Part 34

This entry is part 34 of 35 in the series Paul's Letter to the Romans

“Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep…” Jesus later said: “Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep. And again: I am the door: by me if any […]