Month: August 2017

The Message in Romans (43)

By Dan Lazich / August 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Jewish failure. The Jews did not attain to the righteousness, not because God rejected them, but because they failed to understand the righteousness they pursued. Jews convinced themselves that righteousness and salvation is their national right because God chose them. They were unable to realize that righteousness is not an entitlement, but a gift…

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The Message in Romans (42)

By Dan Lazich / August 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

Did God fail to keep His promises to Israel? Some among the first-century Jewish Christians promoted the idea that God, unjustly, abandoned the Jews in favor of the idol-worshiping Gentiles. Many of the Jewish Christians, in the first-century Christianity, remained loyal to their old Temple leaders and traditions rather than fully accept Jesus Christ as…

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The Message in Romans (41)

By Dan Lazich / August 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

Warning against self-deception “I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, those of my own race.” Romans 9:2, 3, NIV. Why is Paul so concerned for the people of his race? The Jews…

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The Message in Romans (40)

By Dan Lazich / August 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

Did God reject the Jewish people? In Romans chapters, 1 – 8 Paul presents, logically and systematically, the objective truth of the gospel mainly, what God accomplished on behalf of the humankind, while in the human body here on the Earth. The integral part of Paul’s presentation of the gospel is his assertion that the…

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