Custom-Made Temptations, Crafted Just For You

Paul told the Corinthians that he and his apostolic associates were wise to Satan's deceptive schemes (2 Cor 2:11). The apostle knew Satan was a formidable enemy who had millennia of experience tempting and deceiving God's image-bearers; but he also knew he had been given insight into the way his enemy operated. Following Paul's example, … Continue reading Custom-Made Temptations, Crafted Just For You

Which Paul Is It? An Argument for Paul’s Christian Experience in Romans 7:14-25

Romans 7:14-25 is one of the most debated passages in the Bible. There are three major positions that have vied for interpretational prominence over the years. One view sees Paul's description of his struggle with sin as his pre-conversion experience. The other sees Paul's description as his post-conversion experience. A third---articulated by Martyn Lloyd-Jones---argues that we ask … Continue reading Which Paul Is It? An Argument for Paul’s Christian Experience in Romans 7:14-25