The Just Shall Live by Faith (Trust).
By James Trimm
On three occasions Paul qoutes Habakkuk 2:4 "The just shall live by faith" to support his teaching that we are saved not by "Works of the Law" but by "faith" Rom. 1:16-17; Gal. 3:10-11; Heb.10:37-39). In order to best understand Paul's use of this verse it is helpful to first understand the conflict between the Pharisaic and Essene communities as to how Habakkuk 2:4 was to be understood. This particular verse… Continue