The Curse of Adam and the Blessing of Christ

Lesson 6 Romans 5:1-21 While romans 3:21-4:25 gives us the blessing of justification by faith for both Jews and Gentiles, the first five verses of chapter five begins to treat the fruits of justification. The Fruits of Justification Romans 5:1-5 The first blessing is “peace,” a concept that comes from the Hebrew shalom, a termContinue reading “The Curse of Adam and the Blessing of Christ”

Romans: The Absolutely Crucial “All”

The Absolutely Crucial “All” Romans 3:22-31 “There is no distinction; since all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, they (all) are justified by his grace (Romans 3:22-24). The statement in verse 23 that all, both Jews and Gentiles, have sinned is embedded right in the middle of his treatment of righteousnessContinue reading “Romans: The Absolutely Crucial “All””

Romans, All are Justified by Faith

All are Justified by Faith Lesson 4 Romans 3:20-31 “But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from law, although the law and the prophets bear witness to it, the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe” (Romans 3:21, 22). The Important “But Now” (Romans 3:21, 22 “ButContinue reading “Romans, All are Justified by Faith”