Tags » Romans 7

Whatever happened to Will Power?

By most accounts, I appear to have Will Power. After all, it’s 5:34 a.m. as I begin typing this. My alarm went off at 4:30 on Good Friday, a religious holy day, a holiday from work, and I am typing rapidly because I am leaving for the health club in 10 minutes. 1,033 more words

God's Overwhelming Love

I am overwhelmed by God’s love this morning. My emotional state has been difficult for a while and there have been difficult things going on around me to which I haven’t responded with love. 238 more words

Catechism 14

Did God create us unable to keep his law?

No, but because of the disobedience of our first parents, Adam and Eve, all of creation is fallen; we are all born in sin and guilt, corrupt in our nature and unable to keep God’s law. 97 more words


Go ahead paparazzi. Take your pictures.

When I read the final paragraphs of Romans 7, I imagine paparazzi camped outside my house drooling like hyenas, waiting to pounce on some indecency or incriminating action. 451 more words

Reflections On Truth

Gerd Theissen’s Critique of the New Perspective on Paul

The topic of “Paul and the Law” and the long-standing debate around the strengths and weaknesses of the many different versions of the “New Perspective on Paul” have continued to be of interest to many scholars of Early Christianity. 1,022 more words

Key Quotations

Sad feels better than manipulated.

She was committed to lying to herself. Or to me.

I want to believe she was committed to lying to herself. Because that would make her story incredibly sad. 324 more words

Bible Reading

The Law of Love & The Christ That Redeems

What is the Law? What is the Gospel? Have you ever heard a distinction made between the two? What does God tell us about these in His word? 2,071 more words