The Believer’s Freedom (Romans 8:1-17)

After dealing with the believer’s struggle with sin in the previous chapter, Paul now moves on to provide instruction concerning the believer’s freedom. He does this by highlighting the power of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer. In this chapter there are around twenty references to the Holy Spirit. This instruction concerning … More The Believer’s Freedom (Romans 8:1-17)

The Blessings of Justification (Romans 5:1-11)

In Romans 5 Paul provides the reader with both the blessings of justification (5:1-11) and the basis of justification (5:12-21). The blessings that flow out of being justified cause Paul to rejoice on three occasions (5:2, 3, 11). The word “rejoice” has also been translated as “to boast” or “glory in”. He has made it … More The Blessings of Justification (Romans 5:1-11)