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The original text is: "I was crucified with him." It relates to our identification with Christ. I.e., when he died, we died with him. When he was raised, we were raised with him. When he ascended, we ascended with him.


“If you want to enter life, keep the commandments.” - Matthew 19:17 In order to perfectly obey the law, a person would need to perfectly understand the intent of the law and the will of God. Such a person would also have to demonstrate perfect obedience, one that is rooted in purity of mind and heart, “for the Lord searches all hearts, and understands every ...


Righteousness Based on the Law (Lev 18:5; Ezek 20:11; Gal 3:12; Rom 10:5) If Paul had ever taught that the law could never give life, then he is a false prophet for making God a liar, and it also implies that all Patriarchs went to hell by obeying God in vain. Surely, it makes God a liar if we can imagine that the law could never justify despite the repeated ...

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