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God's Prerogative

By R. J. Rushdoony
February 05, 2018

The controversy between Paul and the Pharisees in the church was essentially over Biblical faith. For the Pharisees, their rules had gained a place for them as mediators to God and to the Bible. By way of answering these Pharisees in the church, Paul again and again cites the Old Testament. Here in verse 6 he cites Genesis 15:6 “And he, Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.”