Special Access and Endurance – An Excerpt From Romans (The Story of God Bible Commentary Series)

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But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Rom 5:8)

Approaching Holy Week brings our thoughts to the implications of Christ’s work on the cross. In his new commentary on Romans (The Story of God Bible Commentary Series) Michael Bird leads through the text of Romans 5 with humor and depth of insight into the great gift we are given and the hope that results.

Reflect on this excerpt of the commentary from Romans 5:1-11:

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The summative nature of Paul’s language easily lends itself to application in both the ancient Roman churches and in the contemporary ones, especially in relation to the real meaning of our salvation and how it proves to be transformative for our own character…

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