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Salvation and Wrath Revealed

In his  Letter to the Romans , Paul describes in detail the message of salvation that he proclaims among the nations. He declares that it is the “ power of God for salvation ” to all men who accept it. Due to humanity’s sin, two forces are at work in the world -  Righteousness  and  Wrath . In Jesus of Nazareth, God has provided the solution to humanity’s desperate plight and made it available to all men through the “ faith OF Jesus Christ .”

Redemption of Our Body

Paul declares that there is “ now no condemnation ” for anyone who is “ in Jesus .” This happy condition exists because the “ law of the spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set them free from the law of sin and of death .” And he links the salvation of the believer to the inheritance of Christ and the coming redemption of the creation itself. Adam’s one transgression condemned the entire creation to bondage and death, not just humanity, however, “ much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, abound to the many .”