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From Contradicting Bible Contradictions we find an intriguing answer. Zedekiah was a lot younger than his “position” in the line of sons of Josiah because he was actually a grandson via an affair between Jehoikim and Hamutal one of Josiah wives. So his position was immediately after his biological father Jehoikim’s position. Zedekiah is called: son of ...


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As @curiousdanni pointed out in comments, the text here does not put forth the eternality of the Law and Prophets but rather highlights two conditions in which they may or will pass away: If the current created order passes away or if everything in them is fulfilled. It is possible that these two are to be understood as concurrent but that is not necessary....


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In Romans 5:12-21 this is explained: Through the disobedience of one man, sin came into existence. Consequence was that death "ruled as king", meaning it was inevitable for all people, even for those who had not been disobedient like Adam. Death was not a consequence of the Law: it was there before the Law. The Law defined "sin", so that there were legally ...


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