St Paul's Letter To Romans Analysis

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St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans really does set the basis for modern day Christianity and the imparting of a most important teaching to all of the followers of God. Romans is very distinct from his other letters due to the fact that it is his longest and deepest theological letter. Throughout the letter, Paul is concerned that missionaries in Rome with Jewish roots are directing Gentiles to keep Jewish law. Paul teaches that faith in Jesus reconciles us to God, not the law. He also teaches that Christ’s work brings: justification, peace with God, the Holy Spirit, reconciliation with God, salvation from God’s wrath, hope of a share in God’s eternal Glory, and God’s superabundant love poured out on us. He helps Romans understand that they did not earn Jesus’ intervention on history and they cannot earn their Salvation by human means. The basis of Paul’s letter to the Romans is his thesis in Rom 1:16-17, “For I am not ashamed of …show more content…
As depicted in Romans 3, penalties are deserved and all will eventually be judged. In fact, it is up to any given person to live a life full of God’s grace to be later granted Salvation, which refers again back to the thesis. Ever since Adam and Eve fell from the Garden of Eden, their offspring, the entire human race inherited Original Sin. Humanity lost its likeness to God but kept its image. In fact, all of mankind has a soul, where there is an inner voice, a conscience, telling everyone the difference between right and wrong. Through the law comes consciousness of sin and it is up to mankind to break the links that tie all humans towards evil and turn to God for forgiveness that everyone so needs.The power of God comes to all of those who believe in Him and God is willing to justify the uncircumcised through faith. Therefore, even if one does not show the outward sign of the invisible covenant, their holy works here on Earth can make the ultimate

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