If God Is Gracious, Why Can't I Do What I Want?
Does the abundance of the grace of God promote a sinful life? Many people suppose that because God is gracious, we can live as we please. But the Bible teaches that those who are saved no longer live in sin (Romans 6:1-2), but out of gratitude live to please Christ.
The Normal Christian Life As Portrayed in Romans 6-8
Sealed for Resurrection: Baptism and the Objectivity of the Body
This article speaks to the bodily character the sacrament of baptism. In doing so it addresses the phraseology of some, that baptism is our act of obedience or the expression of our faith. It reiterates how baptism addresses itself to the objectivity (not subjectivity) of our body, and it uses Romans 6 to do so, showing that the primary NT paradigms of baptism—death and resurrection—present the objectivity of the body, and are prospective, rather than retrospective.
Romans 6:17-18 – Committed to the Form of Teaching
This article offers a study of Romans 6:17-18, particularly the Greek word tupos, "type." It shows the possible Old Testament background to this word.
Why Not Sin?
What is stopping you as a Christian from sinning? One of the best answers is given by Paul in Romans 6. There he points out that our sanctification cannot be separated from our justification. This article shows that Paul would have us realize that our union with Christ marks every aspect of our salvation, including our justification, sanctification, and glorification.
The "with Christ" Motif in Paul's Thought
In this article Harvey makes a distinction between the "with Christ" and "in Christ" motifs as used by the apostle Paul. In studies when the "with Christ" concept is addressed, it is frequently associated with Paul's eschatology. This essay wants to examine the available data and reach some conclusions about how Paul uses the phrase.
How We Regard Ourselves
Romans 6:15-23 – Service in the New Life of the Justified Sinner
Romans 6:1-14 – The Root of the New Life of the Justified Sinner
Is the Old Man Dead?
Romans 6:3 – Baptism Is Like a Funeral
Romans 6:17-23 - Slaves for Holiness
This article is a Bible study on Romans 6:17-23.
Romans 6:14b-16 - Slaves - Never to Be Emancipated
This article is a Bible study on Romans 6:14b-16.
Romans 6:11-14 - Experiencing Union with Christ
This article is a Bible study on Romans 6:11-14.
Romans 6:6-10 - The Crucified Old Man
This article is a Bible study on Romans 6:6-10.
Romans 6:4-5 - Alive in Christ
This article is a Bible study on Romans 6:4-5.
Romans 6:3-4a - Baptism into Christ
This article is a Bible study on Romans 6:3-4a.
Romans 6:2 - Dead to Sin
This article is a Bible study on Romans 6:2.
Romans 6:1-2a - Shall We Continue in Sin?
This article is a Bible study on Romans 6:1-2a.
Repentance Is Imperative
Are Christians Sinners or Not?
The author looks at the fact that we are justified in Christ, but that we are still wretched sinners in this life. The author looks at Romans 6 and Romans 7 to see the place that sin still has in the believer's life. The normal Christian life is a life of struggle against sin and our sinful nature.