A series of seven trumpets are blown, revealing the chaos that will be experienced in the end-times of God’s creation. Jesus is revealed as reigning from his throne in heaven.
As Paul expresses his anguish over the Jewish people’s rejection of Jesus we are reminded that our salvation comes through faith alone, and that we are called to that by God himself.
The Christian life involves an ongoing struggle with sin. How are we to understand this tension that we face each and every day?
As people who have been saved by grace, through faith in Jesus, Christians live with knowing that the sufferings we may experience now remind us of the certain hope we have of eternal life.
Drawing together his argument from the first two and half chapters, Paul emphasises that salvation is by grace alone, through faith in Jesus Christ.