"What Are They Saying About Paul and the Law?" by Veronica Koperski

Thursday, 07 Jun 2007

Paul's comments on the Mosaic law have generated controversy from his day to ours. In Paul's time, two questions were prominent: (1) Did Paul's claim that "We have now been discharged from the law" (Rom. 7:6) imply that "We should continue in sin" (Rom. 6:1)? (2) Since the law in this case is the Jewish law, did Paul's claim imply that the Jews were no longer the people of God? Luther understood Paul's claim that we are discharged from the law to mean that God justifies people not because of the good ...

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