Romans 1:16-17 encapsulate the thesis of Paul’s entire treatise – the gospel of Jesus Christ – which will be further expounded and elaborated upon in the chapters that follow. Paul is never put to shame by the gospel, since when it is preached, people are saved. This is why he has been so eager to preach the gospel in Rome.
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DR. JONATHAN MCLATCHIE IS A CHRISTIAN WRITER, INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER, SCHOLAR, DEBATER, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR & FELLOW OF THE DISCOVERY INSTITUTE
Wallace compares his examination of the historical Jesus to investigating an explosion caused by a bomb — just as every explosion has a fuse and a fallout, every important event has events that lead up to it (the fuse) and an aftermath resulting from it (the fallout).
In this article I will consider incidental allusions in the gospels that are indirectly and undesignedly confirmed by extrabiblical secular sources.