Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 7

Do you not know, brothers and sisters, for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law has authority over someone only as long as that person lives? 2 For example, by law a married woman is bound to her husband as long as he is alive, but if her husband dies, she is released... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 6

What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? 2 By no means! We are those who have died to sin; how can we live in it any longer?  In this chapter, Paul is clarifying that an increase in grace doesn't result in an increase in sin. This should be clear... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 5

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. 3  The Apostle Paul has spent the previous chapters carefully arguing in favor... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 4

What then shall we say was gained by Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh? 2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. 3 For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness.”  The righteousness of God does not come from obedience... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 3

What advantage then does the Jew have? Or what profit is there in circumcision? 2 Much in every way! Chiefly because the oracles of God were entrusted to them. What if some did not believe? Would their unbelief nullify the faithfulness of God? 4 God forbid! Let God be true, and every man a liar. As it is written:... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 2

You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things. 2 Now we know that God’s judgment against those who do such things is based on truth. Romans 2:1-2 The apostle Paul is reiterating what... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary on Romans 1

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures (Rom. 1:1-2). The majority of scholars believe the book of Romans was written by the Apostle Paul around 55 A.D. Paul, previously known as Saul of Tarsus, referred... Continue Reading →

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