More Than Conquerors!
Paul asks a series of unassailable questions in this passage, the last of which is, “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?” And the answer is “No one nor anything ever that can even be imagined could do such a thing.” And then he sets out a long representative list just to make his point concrete. But that’s just the negative side of his answer to the question. “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?” No one, nothing! But now he adds a positive side: “but” or “rather in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us!” Conquerors? Really? Yes, really! Let’s take a look …