Consequences for our Salvation by Faith – In Our new relationship with God we are no Longer Under the Law God gave to Israel ROMANS 7 – Part 2
Transitioning to this latest post we need to back up and review the end of Part 1. As the context continues about covenants. When Israel entered into the Old Covenant and future generations of Israel were to follow the Law given through that covenant. But in the case of a covenant, the terms are binding until death. Covenants do not expire and cannot be canceled. You cannot quit a covenant, because Biblical covenants by Biblical definition are for life. So in order for a covenant to end, a death is required. And Paul builds on this principle to explain our relationship change to the Law when we became believing. He is using the example of a covenant of marriage in this case.
In verse 2 Paul says that if while a woman’s husband is living she is joined to another man (i.e., remarries), then she shall be called an adulteress. A marriage is a covenant, Continue reading