Category: Salvation in Paul

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1 – New Perspectives on Paul

What was Paul’s doctrine of salvation? Our answer to this question will be very different to our traditional view. Paul’s writings on salvation are very different to way we view salvation today….

2 – The Problem of Individualistic Salvation

In our modern evangelical view of faith, we have opted for a very individualistic view of salvation, it has produced a lot of very negative consequences in our communities. These are many, and we will try to list just a few here…

3 – Paul’s View of Salvation

This also was how the early church saw salvation. When asked why they refused to serve in the Roman army, why they refused to take any life at all, they didn’t answer because of the idolatry of Rome. They answered that they were the Isaianic people. They were beating their swords into ploughs now. The kingdom was coming to the world through the church community…

4 – Salvation in Philippians

If we use Philippians 3 as a passage to build our doctrine of individualistic soteriology, or individualistic salvation, we are in fact a long way out from what Paul was saying in that passage. We are, in fact, building a doctrine opposite to his intentions…

5 – Salvation in Romans

Coming to the book of Romans, we see a broad scope in Paul’s view of salvation, or soteriology. We have traditionally narrowed this down to a message of personalized salvation. But that is because we haven’t understood Paul’s Hebrew position…