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THE SPIRIT IS WILLING BUT THE FLESH IS WEAK [A663]

This perfectly describes the Romans 7 situation. Most of the discussion around Romans 7 centres on who or what Paul’s use of “I” is. The perspective on this chapter should be that Paul is a human being of human nature with all its deficiencies and weaknesses, if compared to a moral guideline. 1,614 more words

Religion

JUST WHAT IS PAUL'S PROBLEM? [A662]

Just what was Paul’s problem in Romans 7, and can we identify it in a simpler way? He is basically saying that he cannot do what he wants, that the aim or plan he started with, never comes to fruition. 1,067 more words

Religion

Christianity in a Tuna Can - Part 1

I’m a Christian but I suspect that from the outside, looking in, Christianity must look odd. At least, that’s how I see it when I intentionally take myself to the outskirts of our religion and look at it with a different perspective. 737 more words

Introspection

Meeting Jesus Sermon on Romans 7

This is part of our Lenten sermon series at Bethany on “Meeting Jesus.” On this last Wednesday of Lent, we explore what happens when we meet Jesus as ourselves? 812 more words

Sermon

Paul's View of the Law in Romans 7: An Engagement with E. P. Sanders

Br. Usman Sheikh has recently published a fantastic research paper on Paul’s view of the law in Romans 7, he analyses Paul’s attitude towards the law with respect to his soteriological outlook while contrasting these views with that of E.P Sanders’ analysis of them. 41 more words

Christianity

ROMANS CHAPTER SEVEN EXPLAINED [343a]

Verses 1-3 compares our relationship with law to a marriage, in that when the husband DIES, the wife is free to join with another.

4 Says that WE were… 1,199 more words

Religion