The God of Hope Fill You With Joy and Peace – Romans 15:8-14

"Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers: and that the Gentiles might glorify God for His mercy; as it is written, 'For this cause I will confess to Thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto Thy name.' And … Continue reading The God of Hope Fill You With Joy and Peace – Romans 15:8-14

Knowing the Time; Awake Out of Sleep – Romans 13:8-14

"Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another has fulfilled the law. For this, 'Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in … Continue reading Knowing the Time; Awake Out of Sleep – Romans 13:8-14

The Spirit of God Bearing Witness with Our Spirit – Romans 8:12-17

"Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh. For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For … Continue reading The Spirit of God Bearing Witness with Our Spirit – Romans 8:12-17

Unrighteousness or Righteousness? – Romans 6:12-23

"Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. For sin shall not have dominion … Continue reading Unrighteousness or Righteousness? – Romans 6:12-23

Vain Imaginations and Foolish Hearts – Romans 1:21-32

"Because that, when they knew God, they glorified Him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, … Continue reading Vain Imaginations and Foolish Hearts – Romans 1:21-32

Romans 16:1-27 An Expression of Love

An Expression Of Love Romans 16:1-27 Love is a very powerful and important quality. It shows character, concern and caring. Love is one of the characteristics of God. It is a characteristic that is modeled in God’s people. Love is much more than simple emotion. It is an act, a decision, an expression. Paul demonstrated … Continue reading Romans 16:1-27 An Expression of Love

Romans 14:1-23 Christian Love and Liberty

Christian Love and Liberty Romans 14:1-23 In question are things to which there are not clear Biblical answers. These are problems which Scripture gives little to no guidance, or to which the rituals or ceremonies no longer have meaning. In the church of Rome there were people from diverse backgrounds, similar to our nation of … Continue reading Romans 14:1-23 Christian Love and Liberty

Romans 13:8-14 Christian Responsibilities

Christian Responsibilities Romans 13:8-14 In the last study and in verses 1 – 7 we looked at “The Christian and Government” and could have called it the “Christian’s Responsibility to Government”. We also have responsibilities to others. Those we know and to those we do not know. To those we love, and to those we … Continue reading Romans 13:8-14 Christian Responsibilities

Romans 13:1-7 The Christian and Government

The Christian And Government “Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to … Continue reading Romans 13:1-7 The Christian and Government

Romans 12:3-8 Every Believer Gifted

Every Believer Gifted Romans 12:3-8 God has placed each believer I the church to serve Him and other believers. He has not done so, and left us without desires and gifts which enable us to serve. These gifts are not given for any to boast superiority over another, as has so often been the case … Continue reading Romans 12:3-8 Every Believer Gifted

Romans 12:1-2 The Committed Living Sacrifice

The Committed Living Sacrifice Romans 12:1-2 In chapters 1-3 Paul writes his opening greeting, and from the greeting to verse 20 of chapter three he writes of the sinfulness of mankind, and our condemnation. From chapter 3 and verse 21 to chapter 8 verse 39 he has written of the righteousness of God, and that … Continue reading Romans 12:1-2 The Committed Living Sacrifice

Romans 11:25-36 Take Away Their Sins

Take Away Their Sins Romans 11:25-36 In the last study vv. 15-24 we saw a warning from Paul to what could be called the apostate church. The apostate church would be those who deny the truths of the Word of God; who believe they are Israel, claiming for themselves things which are not theirs; who … Continue reading Romans 11:25-36 Take Away Their Sins

Romans 11:15-24 Broken Branches – Grafted In

Broken Branches – Grafted In Romans 11:15-24 Paul begins using the allegory of an olive tree. The breaking off of some of the branches represents reprobate national Israel. Note verse 20; they were broken off, because of their unbelief and the Church –Gentile believers–were grafted in. Unnaturally grafted in– “A wild olive tree” (v. 17) … Continue reading Romans 11:15-24 Broken Branches – Grafted In

Romans 11:7-14 Provoked to Jealousy

Provoked To Jealousy Romans 11:7-14 Many Israeli people who live in the land, most of them calling themselves Jewish, have no convictions concerning God, or promises of the land. More of those who profess to be orthodox Jews are growing toward that. National Israel is in a state of unbelief. They adhere to the old … Continue reading Romans 11:7-14 Provoked to Jealousy