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About bennythomas

I am a Dutch citizen. An architect by profession I am married and have six grandchildren. I am still keen on expressing myself and each day is new and an occasion where I might bring out from within something worthwhile.

Annotated Romans-Ro.3:20-27- “Law of Faith”

St Paul cites the law of sin that rules man for whom the Law of Moses holds out a better hope. This hope however, without being connected to faith of God is incomplete. It is what marked the nation of … Continue reading

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Annotated Romans- Ro.3:4-7- “Spirit of Truth”

Faith of God is such no part of Cosmos can be said to be outside divine Sovereignty. ‘In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth’. The Holy Spirit while organizing this creation account has provided a key to … Continue reading

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Annotated Romans-Ro.3:3 “Faith of God”

Here we shall focus attention on this question, ‘ For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?(v.3)’ God made the children of Israel custodians of His oracles , which is the Law … Continue reading

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Annotated Romans-Ro.3:1-9- ‘flesh v. spirit’

What does it mean to be a Jew? It is a rhetorical question asked by a former pupil of Gamaliel, a Pharisee of orthodox mold, separated as the entire sect was to uphold the Law. Having come out of its … Continue reading

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Annotated Romans-Ro.2: 24-29 ‘circumcision’

What is the role of the Law of Moses? We have an interesting passage where Jesus explains its role. Some Pharisees asked Jesus whether it was lawful to put away a wife on any ground. They say unto him, Why … Continue reading

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Annotated Romans-Ro.2:1-23 “law written in their hearts”

The eternal Word (Ps.119:89) and everlasting covenant existed before the worlds were founded. The logos concept (John 1:1) makes the law as embodied in person. ‘The Word was God’. In the same chapter John says ‘”For the law was given … Continue reading

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Annotated Romans-Ro.1:18-32-“plain as day”

All knowledge is passed from person to person. An apt pupil absorbs not only knowledge but also the life of teacher who amassed it from precepts and examples of his teacher. It is thus knowledge transmitted from generation to generation. … Continue reading

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