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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Romans Chapter 10

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Recap We have so far learned that the Law condemns and Faith redeems. Christ has come to all men, first to the Jews and then to the Gentiles, and all who call on His name are saved. All men are sinners […]

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Romans Chapter 8

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Recap So far, we have addressed many issues regarding salvation and faith. We have seen that all men are sinners, whether they sin under the Law of Moses or the law written on men’s hearts (that is, conscience). So it is […]

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Romans Chapter 7

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Recap In our previous readings, we have seen the whole of mankind laid bare. We were given the Law, and we failed to uphold it. Because we violated the Law, we were dead in our sins. However, our God was so […]

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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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