It’s interesting how many illustrations of Adam and Eve show them wearing the fig leave covering they made for themselves. A type-and-shadow of self effort (law). 30 more words
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Romans 7 has a long history of controversy and celebration in the Christian church. It is the paradigmatic passage for the struggling Christian – the believer who seeks to find comfort in the failures of Paul – and the anthropological implications have come to dominate the church’s understanding and application of the passage. 5,017 more words
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What is the differences between the letter of the Law and the Spirit of the Law in Pauline terminology?
A discussion on the promise in Jeremiah 31 regarding the Torah written on our hearts in the New Covenant, with reference to Paul’s discourse in Romans 7-8 regarding the Spirit and the Law.