2 edition of Commentaries On The Epistle Of Paul To The Romans found in the catalog.
|Statement||Kessinger Publishing, LLC|
|Publishers||Kessinger Publishing, LLC|
|LC Classifications||July 25, 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 81 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
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ISBN 10 : 0195351495 A Preface to Romans Book Description : Bryan approaches St. ISBN 10 : UOM:39015067251044 Commentary on St Paul s Epistle to the Romans Book Description : This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. But Paul explains in chapters 2 through 5 that the Law, while good in itself, actually awakens us to sin, and so the Jews turn it into an occasion of sin, even while the Gentiles, who do not have the Law, actually know the moral law through nature, and likewise are guilty of transgression.
Salute you in the Lord. Such a mighty weight of blessing had produced Paul's feeling of indebtedness, and where is the Christian who does not feel a similar debt, a debt of such weight and nature that the uttermost limits of one's ability, resources, and time may be taxed without fully discharging it? If ye shall ask anything in my name, that will I do John 14:13,14.
Man might pretend that he is not concerned with the answers to such questions; but the smoking altars, bloody sacrifices, temple towers, and cathedral spires, along with religious observances of five thousand years, as well as the universal instincts of the entire race of mankind, emphatically declare that man is interested, that he does care, and that the kind of answer accepted becomes the principal motivation of every life on earth. Also, there is finally an adverse, punitive change effected in people, that being the action that God himself takes against the incorrigibly wicked.
As a New Testament professor, not a pastor or layperson, I probably have a different perspective than some. And all this well established with Scriptures, proved with examples from his own experience and from the prophets, that there is nothing more to be desired here.
His return to Geneva was not without controversy, however. And, pray tell, what is the gospel? Paul founded the church at Rome.
There ought to be an effort of imagination going out towards unknown brethren.
First, I thank my God.
—Wulfert de Greef, PhD from the University of Utrecht, Netherlands It would hardly be too much to say that for the latter part of his lifetime and a century after his death John Calvin was the most influential man in the world, in the sense that his ideas were making more history than those of anyone else during that period.