Tag Archives: Letter to the Romans

Apprehending Apokatastasis: Predestinating to Perdition

No theological topic provokes more angst, consternation, and passionate debate than the Latin doctrine of absolute predestination (yes, even more so than apokatastasis). No matter how carefully formulated and gently proclaimed, what we hear is this: from the mass of … Continue reading

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Thomas Talbott: The Inescapable Love of God (part 3)

The universalist confessor faces what appears to be an insurmountable challenge—reconciling his convictions with the plain and obvious testimony of the Holy Scriptures. Traditional Christians have long believed in the real possibility of everlasting damnation because this is, so they … Continue reading

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Ruminating Romans: The Wrights and Wrongs of Justification

But now, quite apart from the law (though the law and the prophets bore witness to it), God’s covenant justice has been displayed. God’s covenant justice comes into operation through the faithfulness of Jesus the Messiah, for the benefit of … Continue reading

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Ruminating Romans: Justification and Jewish Christianity

But now apart from the law the righteousness of God (which is attested by the law and the prophets) has been disclosed – namely, the righteousness of God through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there … Continue reading

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Ruminating Romans: Have You Righteoused Today?

But now, quite apart from the law (though the law and the prophets bore witness to it), God’s covenant justice has been displayed. God’s covenant justice comes into operation through the faithfulness of Jesus the Messiah, for the benefit of … Continue reading

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Paul Nadim Tarazi on the Epistle to the Romans

My copy of Fr Paul Nadim Tarazi’s “Chrysostom Bible Commentary” on Romans arrived yesterday, and so I thought I would read his analysis of chapter one. I was immediately struck by the following two theses: 1) At the time that … Continue reading

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Ruminating Romans: Messiah and Son

Paul, a slave of King Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for God’s good news, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the sacred writings—the good news about his son, who was descended from David’s seed in … Continue reading

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