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Christ: The “End” of the Law

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For many centuries, the Lutheran influence dominating much exegesis meant that the law and Christ were seen as antithetical. In Romans 9-11 Paul is endeavouring to explain God's dealings with Israel. Throughout his argument, Paul emphasizes that the gospel was the fulfillment of God's promises, set out in scripture, that his people would experience his righteousness, promises which are now revealed to include Gentiles as well as Israel. Paul's argument in Romans 9-10 is in many ways similar to the one he presents in Phil 3:4-10. Paul is clearly meaning that Christian believers become like Christ, a familiar enough Pauline theme. Paul's concern is to persuade the Corinthians that their own wisdom is worthless. Paul, in a sense, had deliberately "sidelined" himself by accepting the commission to be the apostle to the Gentiles, but he, too, continued to believe that God's self-revelation to Israel was true.

Keywords: Corinthians; God's self-revelation; Israel; Paul

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