Thursday, July 28, 2011

Apostle Paul; Important Reading

"The Paul of the New Testament, therefore, is not anti-Jewish. He was faithful both to the Scriptures and to his Jewish heritage. He preached Jesus as the promised Messiah of Israel, but was insistent that salvation in Christ was not limited to ethnic Jews. According to his gospel, all Jews needed to receive Jesus as Messiah, and all followers of Jesus—Jewish and non-Jewish—needed to embrace one another as siblings in God's global family in Christ."
http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2011/july/paulwethink.html 

In response, check out this long but important article from the Ligonier people:
http://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/whats-wrong-wright-examining-new-perspective-paul/

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