Why God Honored Abraham

Why God Honored Abraham Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 413 (Holman) For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would inherit the world was not through the law, but through the righteousness that comes by faith. YHWH promised Abraham his...

Abraham Father of the Gentiles

Abraham Father of the Gentiles Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 49 Holman Is this blessing only for the circumcised, then Or is it also for the uncircumcised For we say, Faith was credited to Abraham for righteousness. Even if the Jews accepted Pauls teaching...

Punished Fourfold, But Saved

Punished Fourfold, But Saved Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 46 Holman Likewise, David also speaks of the blessing of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works. Paul had used Abraham as a witness in behalf of justification by faith (43). Now...

Punished Fourfold, But Saved

Punished Fourfold, But Saved Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 46 Holman Likewise, David also speaks of the blessing of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works. Paul had used Abraham as a witness in behalf of justification by faith (43). Now...

TWO PARADOXICAL ABSURDITIES

TWO PARADOXICAL ABSURDITIES Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall It is natural for people to believe works save us, but to God such an idea is absurd. God instead offers us salvation without works, an idea we view as absurd. Romans 44-5 deals with these two paradoxical...

Faith In Action

Faith In Action Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall What does faith look like in action How does it express itself in our lives How can we know we have the real thing In Abraham, we see five traits of faith. Romans 418a (Holman) Against hope, with hope he believed,. . ....