Romans Series (Pt. 23) – Romans 5:12-14

Guilty in Adam (5:12) Paul’s language here sounds like a doctor’s description of the spread of a disease. Adam was the first to have the problem and as he interacted with others he kept infecting others with the illness.  This is one of the great debates that exists about in what way are we guilty of Adam’s sin.  This is known as the doctrine of … Continue reading Romans Series (Pt. 23) – Romans 5:12-14

Romans Series (Pt. 4) – Romans 1:18-32

God is Righteous (1:18-20) The Roman listener and reader would not have had the same reference point as the Jewish believer. So Paul begins with his own version of the creation story from Genesis 1 [vv. 19-20]. Paul speaks to the creation and all that is in it to demonstrate that God is good, but more importantly that God is righteous. The word righteous tells us something … Continue reading Romans Series (Pt. 4) – Romans 1:18-32