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Romans 6:22

Jun 2, 2013   //   by The Manager of Site   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 6, Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 2 June 2013

But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life. Romans 6:22

As so often occurs in the apostle’s writings, “but” is introduced. It is given as a stark contrast from the previous thought in 6:20, 21.… Read the rest

Romans 6:21

Jun 1, 2013   //   by The Manager of Site   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 6, Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 1 June 2013

What fruit did you have then in the things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death. Romans 6:21

Paul’s question is asking about having fruit, not so much the quality of it. The quality naturally goes along with what the source of the fruit is.… Read the rest

Romans 6:19

May 30, 2013   //   by The Manager of Site   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 6, Writings  //  No Comments

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Thursday, 30 May 2013

I speak in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh. For just as you presented your members as slaves of uncleanness, and of lawlessness leading to more lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves of righteousness for holiness. Romans 6:19

Paul begins with an idiom of the time, “I speak in human terms…” This was a way of saying that what he is telling them, and the way he is saying it, is done in order to make the argument easy to grasp.… Read the rest

Romans 6:18

May 29, 2013   //   by The Manager of Site   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 6, Writings  //  No Comments

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013

And having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness. Romans 6:18

If you peek ahead, you will see that the rest of the chapter continues to discuss the issue of slavery. The personification of sin and righteousness allows us to understand our state more clearly.… Read the rest