Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Romans 4:9-10 KJV Before, During and After

Romans 4:9-10 (KJV)
Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.
There are a number of things that transcend past the Mosaic law because they were before the law.
  • They were before the Law
  • God carried them into the age of the law and 
  • They continue on into the New Testament era
The tithe is like that.Abraham tithed to Melchisidek centuries before the law of Moses.
Justification by faith is like that tooAbraham was justified by faith centuries before the Mosiac law and even before his own circumcision (a foreshadow of the law which was to come).
The relationship between Abraham and the New Testament believer, though spiritual in nature, is as real as the relationship Jews have with him. The Jews have a relationship based on blood and culture. The Christian has a relationship with him based on faith and practice.
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Romans 4:9-10 Before, During and After

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