Posts in Category: theology

Is Christ the end of the law? (Rom 10: 4 KJV), part 2

This is a continuation of a two part series on the Law and righteousness by faith through Jesus Christ. The Law, as it appears in the theological dialogue of the New Testament is the Mosaic Law, often referred to as the Torah. It is not the exclusive Ten Commandment, though inclusive. Up to this point, we can conclude that justification and righteousness are divine impact through Jesus Christ, who

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Is Christ the end of the law? (Rom 10: 4 KJV), part 1

The Greek word translated as end here is “telos”. It simply means the purpose or consummation, i.e., the objective of something’s existence. Here, Rom. 10: 4 should read, “For Christ has already accomplished the purpose for which the law was given. As a result, all who believe in him are made right with God” (New Living Translation).

The “telos” of the Law (Greek: “nomos”, thus customs and obligations needed

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Suffering may last but a while

Suffering is an ontological phenomenon in life. The Bible reads, “…the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until the present time.” There is the disaster of human suffering as Paul continues to write “…but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly” (Rom. 8: 22, 23). The human civilisation suffers a trail of despair. Either we suffer illness, or suffer premature

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