"Do not repay evil with evil": Preaching Romans 12:9-21

Roy A. Harrisville

Article Type: Texts in Context

Publication Date: 1/1/2008

Issue: The Enemy (Vol. 28, No 1, Winter, 2008)

This text from Romans contains thirty imperatives—which would merely be another set of moralisms and religious requirements were it not for the “renewing of your mind” that Paul commends in Rom 12:2. Only God in Christ can work that transformation, and only then do Paul’s commands become possibilities.

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