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The Defense Caves In – Romans 3

The Defense Caves In If you review Romans 2, you’ll recall that God establishes the principle in that chapter that a real relationship with God is only established by having the right beliefs in our heart.  So, as Paul points out, when any person (Jew or Gentile) depends on outward acts for redemption, he fails.  Any person who has a “stubborn and unrepentant heart” (2:5) fails before God’s judgment, even the Jew who “possesses” circumcision and the Law (2:25). Picture the prosecution and defense in a court room, laying out a case to the jury regarding the accusations being charged against the…

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