Romans 5:21


Saturday, 11 May 2013

…so that as sin reigned in death, even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Romans 5:21

The amazing words of chapter 5 conclude with this verse. This chapter has been an astonishing array of theological truths centered on the work of Jesus Christ and His glory.… Read the rest

Romans 5:20


Friday, 10 May 2013

Moreover the law entered that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace abounded much more, Romans 5:20

The previous verses concerned Adam’s trespass in contrast to Christ’s obedience. Paul demonstrated the superiority of Christ’s work in all ways concerning the two and the glory of what He accomplished.… Read the rest

Romans 5:19


Thursday, 9 May 2013

For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous. Romans 5:19

Building on what he said in 5:18, Paul shows the result of Adam’s offense and Jesus’ righteous act – the contrast is clear. Adam’s disobedience is contrasted with Jesus’ obedience.… Read the rest

Romans 5:18


Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Therefore, as through one man’s offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through one Man’s righteous act the free gift came to all men, resulting in justification of life. Romans 5:18

“Therefore” – because of what has been presented we can now make the following conclusions.… Read the rest

Romans 5:17


Tuesday, 7 May 2013

For if by the one man’s offense death reigned through the one, much more those who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.)  Romans 5:17

This verse is taking what was previously explained and re-explaining it in a condensed way – “For if…”

“For if by the one man’s offense death reigned…” This one man is Adam.… Read the rest

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