The Relevance of Romans for Twenty-first Century Christians part 2d

The Relevance of Romans for Twenty-first Century Christians While some people might question the relevance of such Biblical books as Obadiah for living in today’s world, no one doubts the importance of Romans for their life. All of us are daily confronted by the problems of sin and guilt. And every Christian rejoices in theContinue reading “The Relevance of Romans for Twenty-first Century Christians part 2d”

A Conflict that Transcends the Book of Romans part 2c

A Conflict That Transcends the Book of Romans The problem that Paul was facing in Rome was not unique to that Christian community. In reality, it is the featured throughout the New Testament as an essentially Jewish religion sought to include Gentiles. The conflict begins in the Gospels as the disciples have an almost-impossible timeContinue reading “A Conflict that Transcends the Book of Romans part 2c”

The Conflict and the Structure of Romans, part 2b

The Conflict and the Structure of Romans While some New Testament books, such as I John, are difficult to outline in a totally convincing manner, the structure of Romans (due to its tractate nature) is almost as clear-cut as the table of contents to a systematic theology. After an introduction (Romans 1:1-15) and a thematicContinue reading “The Conflict and the Structure of Romans, part 2b”