Romans 9 was an awful lot of fun last week. Romans 9-11 seems a lot more challenging during the first 15 hours of study. After that it all starts fitting together…not that I have figured it all out but the pieces are starting to click in hours 20+. I wonder how many other Bible class teachers are out there hoping N.T. Wright will publish Part 2 of his Paul for Everyone: Romans book (the first part only covers chapters 1-8) before they hit a wall at chapter 9? If you are in that boat, use Witherington as a paddle to tide you over.
For many years, my in-ness or out-ness varied moment by moment…even second by second based on how well I performed