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XIV. Reckon Yourself Dead (Romans 6)

Fine then, the Law came in so that lawbreaking would increase which would mean all the more need for grace. So what does it matter? Why not (for example a Jew who has the Law and knows this) keep sinning? I mean, Paul, if God is so righteous and he is now saving sinners by grace’why not sin…

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XI Case Law (Romans 4): Court in Session

In the courtroom of the book of Romans, we find the defendant’s lawyer, Paul, showing more evidence. Men are judging God (the defendant) and bring the unjust claim that He has no say in their actions and is in fact faulty in His ruling. Paul’s argument then is to defend God’s righteousness and we have…

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The Book of Romans Part7 (2:16-3:1) The Jews Treachery

We left off seeing the thought flow of this first major theme, namely that the grossest-sinner-and-unbeliever is in the same exact boat as the moral-and-upright-unbeliever. This category of moralist includes, of course, the Jew (as aforementioned). The Jew stood on the side of God judging the sins of the people around him, clamoring at the…

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The Book of Romans Part 6 (2:1-16) Being a Good Person

Although the person Paul is addressing has changed, the argument is still continuing underneath the same thought flow. The thought-flow being how God is found just, in this particular case, by the fact that He judges. God’s righteousness, it said in chapter one was seen in the fact that He judges all unrighteousness. In the…

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