Red-Letter Christianity: Unpaving the 'Romans Road'

by

by

Comments (1)

Comment Feed

Romans 3:20 translated right is ecumenical

Romans 3:20 really translates to "Not all flesh shall be justified by the deeds of the law" as in some will and some will not. The next clause "for by the law is the knowledge of sin" is an interpolation not found in all mss. Then comes the phrase in 21 about "but now a righteousness of God without the law is manifest" -- in the original epistle of Romans prior to all the anti-semitic additions, Paul was just saying "the Jews no longer have a monopoly on salvation: some will be saved by the law and some by faith in Christ." But the anti-semites changed this into nobody can be saved by the law!

Jose G more than 7 years ago

We Invite Your Support to Cover
A New Era 

     The year 2020 bodes to be a momentous time in United Methodist history. United Methodist Insight invites your financial support to bring you news and views on events.

     TEXT your contribution to 84-321 with "(amt) Insight" via your smartphone or go to https://ststephenumctx.churchcenter.com/giving/to/um-insight Your additional contribution of the 2.2 processing fee will make your donation go farther. Make checks payable to our sponsoring congregation, St. Stephen UMC, and write "UM Insight" on the memo line. Then mail to United Methodist Insight, c/o St. Stephen United Methodist Church, 2520 Oates Drive, Mesquite, TX 75150.


Get United Methodist Insight Weekly!

* indicates required