Monthly Archives: November 2015

Romans 4:1-8 Abraham as an Example to Jewish People

What then shall we say was gained by Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh? 2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. 3 For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, … Continue reading


Romans 3:27-31 No Cause for Boasting

27 Then what becomes of our boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? By a law of works? No, but by the law of faith. 28 For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the … Continue reading


Romans 3:21-26 The Central Passage to Understanding the Bible

21 But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it— 22 the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no … Continue reading


Romans 3:10-20 No-one is Righteous

9 What then? Are we Jews[a] any better off?[b] No, not at all. For we have already charged that all, both Jews and Greeks, are under sin, 10 as it is written: “None is righteous, no, not one; 11     no one understands;     no … Continue reading


Romans 3:1-8 Jewish Advantage

Then what advantage has the Jew? Or what is the value of circumcision?2 Much in every way. To begin with, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God. 3 What if some were unfaithful? Does their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of … Continue reading


Deuteronomy 32:11 Stone the Christian: Addressing the Coddling of the American Mind

Like an eagle that stirs up its nest, that flutters over its young, spreading out its wings, catching them, bearing them on its pinions. Stone the Christian: Addressing the Coddling of the American Mind I teach Bible college students in … Continue reading