Uses and Misuses of the Law in Romans 7

How the Law Kills Romans 7:7-12 “What then shall we say?” (Romans 7:7). For the third time Paul uses this literary technique. His first “what” then showed up in Romans 6:1, in which he pictured his detractors as saying “shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase?” (NIV). Violently rejecting the idea, heContinue reading “Uses and Misuses of the Law in Romans 7”

Uses and Misuses of the Law in Romans 7

Uses and Misuses of the Law in Romans 7 Lesson 8 Romans 7:1-25 The apostle has been at work on the topic of law and grace ever since Romans 5:20, in which he noted that “Law came in, to increase the trespass; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more.” In Romans 6:1-4 PaulContinue reading “Uses and Misuses of the Law in Romans 7”

Victory Over Sin for All in Christ

Victory Over Sin For All in Christ Lesson 7 Question 2 Romans 6:15-23 Paul’s statement in verse 14 that Christians “are not under law but under grace” raised a new question that must be answered. Namely, “shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace?” (verse 15, NASB). Many have thought thatContinue reading “Victory Over Sin for All in Christ”