Romans 2:21

Romans 2:21 NASB “you, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that one shall not steal, do you steal?” Here comes the gut punch! The Apostle Paul says to them, “you, therefore” this is now bringing his argument of the Jew who held the oracles of the Lord back to […]

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Romans 2:20

Romans 2:20 NASB “a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of the immature, having in the Law the embodiment of knowledge and of the truth,” Continuing his thought towards the pride of the Jew and his relationship with the Law, Paul digs deeper and paints a picture of them being the representation teachers and mentors […]

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Romans 2:19

Romans 2:19 NASB “and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,” The Jew thought himself a light of the Law of God. Chosen by God to establish the Law in belief and practice, they found themselves boastful and prideful in their adherence to […]

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Romans 2:18

Romans 2:18 NASB “and know His will and approve the things that are essential, being instructed out of the Law,” Continuing in this thought, Paul affirms their adherence to the will of God and following the essential teachings of Jews. They are informed, well versed, established in God’s ordinances. Do you see the pattern here? […]

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Romans 2:17

Romans 2:17 NASB “But if you bear the name “Jew” and rely upon the Law and boast in God,” This new thread of thought from Paul from vs17-29 is aimed at disarming the Jewish readers by stealthily building them up in their already religious attitude and hypocrisy. The Jews were meticulously observant of the Law […]

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Romans 2:16

Romans 2:16 NASB “on the day when, according to my gospel, God will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus.” Let’s break this down as Paul concludes this thought. 1. “on the day” – This day refers to the day of judgement that he has been speaking about in the previous passages. All of […]

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Romans 2:15

Romans 2:15 “in that they show the work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts alternately accusing or else defending them,” The conscience is of extraordinary importance to understanding both guilt before God and also our means to be right with Him. Our conscience bears witness of our […]

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