Essay about Who Is The Right?

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C. Paul is saying that we cannot do anything to gain Christ. We do not have to bring him down from heaven (Deuteronomy 30:11-14), nor do we have to go down to the grave. All we have to do is believe because when we believe in him, we receive him. We have the Word that brings life to our body, soul and mind. Then, can we receive righteousness by faith. Only, faith in Him can restore us into perfect union with the coming King.

III. Both Jew and Gentile have the same way to salvation - (Romans 10:9-15)

A. Paul is telling the simple truth of believe and be saved (born again). In saying this, Paul is placing both Jew and Gentile on the same standard of righteousness. As Paul had already set the premises that everyone is under the same wrath and judgment of God, Paul is now adding: all have the same and only way to salvation from this eternal damnation. Only through Jesus can one be saved; You are only required to ask for salvation and you will receive it.

If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved” (Romans 10:9).

B. When Paul says: all that a person needs to do is confess by mouth, believe in our hearts, and be saved, Paul is once again affirming the fact that none can work for their righteousness. It is only gained by faith.

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved” (Romans 10:10).

C. And, because all are saved in the same…

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