Tag Archives: Romans 5

grace reigning through righteousness

Romans 5:18-21 18 Consequently, just as condemnation for all people came as a result of one transgression, so too by the one righteous act came righteousness leading to life for all people. 19 Because in the same way that the … Continue reading

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the next Adam

Romans 5:12-17 12 Because of this, in the same way that sin entered the world through one man and death entered as a consequence of that sin, and so death spread to all people because all sinned– 13 because before … Continue reading

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resurrection reconciliation

Romans 5:6-11 6 Because while we were still helpless, at just the right time Christ died on behalf of the ungodly. 7 (Because rarely will anyone die even on behalf of a righteous person, though someone might possibly dare to … Continue reading

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admission into grace

Romans 5:1-5 1 Consequently, now that we have been declared righteous by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have also obtained admission by faith into this grace in which we stand, … Continue reading

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evangelism: an offer of resurrection

Romans 6.  Should Christians continue to live the sinful lives they were living before their conversion?  Absolutely not. Paul moves from the theme of justification by faith in chapter 5 to sanctification in chapter 6. He explains something he said … Continue reading

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evangelism: an offer of life

Romans 5:12-21.   Everyone you will ever meet on this planet was born into a state of condemnation and death.  They are all children of Adam, and so share in Adam’s curse.  When we share the gospel, we are offering life … Continue reading

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evangelism: an offer of peace

Romans 5:1-11.   Everyone’s life manifests an inner struggle with God himself.  The evangelist offers reconciliation.  This is the message of the gospel.  God has reconciled us to himself through the atoning death of his Son.  No one has to know … Continue reading

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a monkey wrench

Romans 5:12-21.  Denying the mortality of the human soul throws a monkey wrench into the machinery of Paul’s argument in  Romans 5.  Paul says that  death has resulted from Adam’s transgression, and that the death penalty has passed on to … Continue reading

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the gospel in prepositions

Romans 5:1-11.  Christ died FOR us when we were ungodly sinners (6-8).  We were justified BY his blood — that is — his death on the cross, and will be saved completely BY his resurrected life (1,2,9,10). Our current standing … Continue reading

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