Friday, December 22, 2017

Abraham: Set Free from the Law by Faith in Jesus? (Romans 4:1-12)

The Bible teaches that Abraham was justified (declared righteous in God's eyes) not by his diligence in keeping God's laws (which none of us can fully keep) but rather by his faith. And it was not just generic faith that made Abraham righteous. Rather, as Paul says here in Romans 4, Abraham was declared righteous by God because of his faith in God's promise. In other words, God made a promise to Abraham, and Abraham trusted God enough to bet EVERYTHING on what God told him.

But what is the promise? And more importantly, WHO would bring it to fruition? For answers to these questions, listen on . . .