Applying the Bible

The Husband of One Wife

Photo by Loren Kerns is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links.  What follows is an excerpt from my book The Husband of One Wife.  KEY PASSAGES Now a bishop must be above reproach, married only once, temperate, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an apt teacher…Let deacons be married only once, and let them Read more…

By Garrett Ham, ago
Applying the Bible

The Call for Unity in Romans 5

Photo by Zuerichs Strassen is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. What follows is an excerpt from my book The United Church.   ROMANS 5:21 so that, just as sin exercised dominion in death, so grace might also exercise dominion through justification leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Here Read more…

By Garrett Ham, ago
Applying the Bible

The Mosaic Law in Romans 5

Photo by Blondinrikard Fröberg is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links.  What follows is an excerpt from my book The United Church.   ROMANS 5:19 For just as by the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous. Verse 19’s Read more…

By Garrett Ham, ago
Applying the Bible

Atonement Without Anselm

o Photo by Sharon Mollerus is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links.  What follows is an excerpt from my book The United Church.   ROMANS 5:18 Therefore just as one man’s trespass led to condemnation for all, so one man’s act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all. Beginning in Read more…

By Garrett Ham, ago
Applying the Bible

A Brief Look at Romans 5:18–21

Photo by Eric Lamoureux is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. What follows is an excerpt from my book The United Church.   ROMANS 5:18–21 Therefore just as one man’s trespass led to condemnation for all, so one man’s act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all. For just as by Read more…

By Garrett Ham, ago