Paul did not write Romans merely to pontificate on broad theological concepts, but rather to push his divided audience toward unity. Our insistence on turning this great letter into a treatise on individual salvation has obscured Paul’s larger message to the Church. In this brief look at Romans 5:18–21, the author explores the underlying Jewish-Gentile divide that prompted Paul to write Romans.
What would the Apostle Paul tell us if he could talk to us today from his prison in Rome? What would he say about his life before he became Christian? about explaining the gospel to people who never heard of Adam or Moses? about why he was put in prison? Read here, in first-person style, what this famous missionary says about these and other adventures.