Taken and adapted from,“Christ, the Sun of Righteousness”
Written by, Ian Potts
“…As it is written, the just shall live by faith”
THE Apostle Paul in the Epistle to the Romans asks the question, “Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?”
The answer he gives is “God forbid.” He asks this question because there were those who upon hearing the teaching of the Gospel, that sinners are saved by grace alone and not by their obedience to God’s law, concluded that if so that must leave the child of God free to sin. But Paul denies this emphatically – “God forbid.” Salvation by grace alone through faith does not lead to lives which remain in sin.
Some conclude from this answer that Paul is reiterating the importance of the believer striving to keep the law of God. They say that if the believer…
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