Living the Impossible Dream

I’m getting ready to teach Romans again. No, I’ve not yet repented of the idea that the resurrection of Jesus is the most important theme in the letter. But in my recalcitrance, I continue to find, as well, the call to live our the impossible dream. For all that we approach Romans for its theological […]

Righteous Because of Wrath?

One major conundrum in the book of Romans comes in 1:18. Most commentators (wrongly, of course, but we’ll show them grace) look to the immediately preceding verses as the thesis statement of the letter: For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone who believes–to […]