The Relationship Between Law and Grace, Part 4: The Superiority of Grace to Law as Seen in Romans 3:21-10:15

Click here to go to the first article in this series. Paul fought a running battle with legalistic thinking within the early church; they too had those within their number who thought that righteousness could be produced through the keep­ing of the Law, and this conflict shows through clearly in his epis­tle to the Romans. … Continue reading The Relationship Between Law and Grace, Part 4: The Superiority of Grace to Law as Seen in Romans 3:21-10:15

The Relationship Between Law and Grace, Part 3: The Superiority of Grace to Law as Seen in Galatians 2:11‑5:26

Click here to go to the first article in this series. In this letter Paul addressed what he termed a “desertion” (NASB) from God to a different gospel (1:6). This was a serious theological matter and quickly brought with it a forceful response from the Apostle (1:8). Those who introduced their heretical teaching of Christian … Continue reading The Relationship Between Law and Grace, Part 3: The Superiority of Grace to Law as Seen in Galatians 2:11‑5:26

The Relationship Between Law and Grace, Part 1: The Purpose of the Law

Salvation is by grace; it cannot be obtained by keeping any moral Law. The reason is simple: God requires perfection, and no one, other than Christ, has ever or could ever meet that standard. If you’re reading this and you have doubts about whether or not you’re perfect, in your own right, you’re reading the … Continue reading The Relationship Between Law and Grace, Part 1: The Purpose of the Law