A Simple Summary of Christian Orthodoxy

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How do we summarize the whole of the Law and the Prophets? Christ answered that the greatest commandment is to love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, soul, and strength, and that the second is to love your neighbor as yourself. We’ve come up with a pithier, sillier summary that I hope […]

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2 Timothy 3

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Passage This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2¬†For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3¬†Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of […]

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Romans Chapter 5

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Recap So far, we have been taught that all men are sinners by nature. Whether we be Jews who have the Law of Moses or Gentiles who have the Law written on our hearts (that is, in our consciences), we are […]

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Romans Chapter 4

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Recap So far, Paul has led us through the whole history of mankind and God. God gave us our consciences, which reflect His Law and the requirements upon us, but we disobeyed. He then gave the Law in written form to […]

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Romans Chapter 3

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ Recap In the previous two passages, we’ve seen that Paul is deeply concerned with laying out the requirements of the law of God upon us. This is because there can be no grace if it is deserved, and no mercy if […]

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Romans Chapter 2

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Circumcision of the flesh and Spirit. Condemnation under the Law. Salvation without the Law. There is so much that God has done which we do not understand, yet through Paul’s teaching and the Holy Spirit we find answer.

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