• Grace, and its First Century Context (Part 3)

    Grace, and its First Century Context (Part 3)

    By grace are ye saved through faith Understanding the contextual framework of the times should also deepen our appreciation of the powerful concepts that Paul is speaking about in the following reference: “For by grace […]

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  • Grace, and Its First Century Context (Part 2)

    Grace, and Its First Century Context (Part 2)

    Re-evaluating the Bible’s teaching on grace in light of this First Century context When the New Testament writers used the term “grace” they were doubtless aware of how the concept of grace was understood in society. They […]

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  • Grace and its First Century Context (Part 1)

    Grace and its First Century Context (Part 1)

    Introduction The word “grace” (Greek charis) is used 156 times in New Testament writings. The word is particularly prominent in the writings of Paul, and his close associate Luke. Given the fact that Paul writes […]

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