Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, Put on the Last Adam



Abstract

The background of Paul’s ethical instructions in Rom 13:11-14, that, in view of the imminent return of Christ, Christians should eschew sinful behaviour and instead live righteously, have been assumed by several commentators to have derived from a cluster of disparate images. This approach however results in an irregular and unsatisfactory appreciation of the powerful rhetorical effects of the passage.


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