Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART IV


In Part I, we established that we are enslaved to sin completely, as Paul clearly teaches in Romans 6. Part II covered that our will is bound to sin so deeply that “our members bear fruit for death,” (7:5). In Part III, we discussed how depraved the mind is in sin and that “in the … Continue reading Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART IV

Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART III


The Bondage of Thinking Found in Romans 8 Undoubtedly, from what we can gather of Paul’s theology in his epistle to the Romans, he believes in the complete bondage of the will to the power of sin brought upon the world in Adam, and this bondage is deeply embedded in our will, affecting our passions and intellect. … Continue reading Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART III

Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART II


Bondage of the Will Found in Romans 7 From the time of the Fall, all humans are slaves of sin, as we discussed in Part I. In this article we will discover in Chapter 7 of Paul’s epistle to the Romans what exactly sin does in our very “members”. The Word of the Lord says, “For while we were living in the … Continue reading Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART II

Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART I


The Origin Of Sin Paul said in Romans 5:12, “Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned.” Paul states the sad truth: Our sin originates in Adam (Gen. 3:17-19), the first man, as well as in ourselves. When … Continue reading Paul’s Theology On The Bondage Of Sin Found In The Context Of Romans 6-8 PART I

Chosen in Christ: A Response to Wagner and Flowers


Chosen. It’s kinda got a ring to it doesn’t it? The word, eklegomai in the Greek, can also be rendered selected, or elected. The apostle Paul uses the term often in his New Testament epistolary writings. Usually, he uses the term in reference to God choosing a particular people for Himself. However, the nature of this selection or election is rather … Continue reading Chosen in Christ: A Response to Wagner and Flowers