Paul goes on to say, Rom 2:14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, "do" by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.
So Gentiles did not have the written
In Paul's writings, does he sometimes refer to circumcision when he speaks of works?
Paul will say in one place, that it is by our continued good works that we receive the reward of eternal life. But yet in another place he will say, we are saved not by works, but by faith.
What are works anyways? If I should get circumcised, would it profit me? According to Paul, and actually, even Jesus, no it would not profit me, it would even hinder. Paul says it would make me
To discuss the blood would take a lot of time and effort. I understand much about the blood of Christ, but a lot of false teaching has come into the Church, and I believe we can see its beginnings in the writings of Justin.
Justin, using the Septuagint scriptures, and not understanding the Hebrew, taught things about Jesus and his blood that were just not true.
We were reconciled to God by the blood of the man Jesus. We draw nigh to God by means of his offering, but