Category Archives: Law

Two Kinds of Righteousness

Jesus put an end to the Jewish idea that one could be brought into a right relationship with God by observing the law. Jesus offers both Jews and Gentiles one way of becoming reconciled to himself. That way is through faith in Jesus Christ. Continue reading

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Does Eternal Life Depend on Commandment-Keeping?

The notion that one must be obedient to commandments so that we can enter eternal life suggests that one can attain eternal life by commandment-keeping (works). Continue reading

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How Does Faith in Christ Establish the Law?

What is Paul saying in Romans 3:27-31? Is he calling Christians to keep the law while contending that no flesh is justified by the works of the same law? Continue reading

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Human Ability or The Work of Christ?

In this message taken from Romans 7:14-25, we examine for a second time how Paul refutes any notion of human ability. We find in this passage that Paul uses himself as paradigm for all unregenerate Jews who were under the … Continue reading

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Christ Freed Us from the Law that we may be Joined to Him

So, my brothers and sisters, you also died to the law through the body of Christ, that you might belong to another, to him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God. 5 For … Continue reading

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