SIX PRINCIPLES FOR THE EVANGELISTIC CHURCH;Romans Part 52

Paul now deals with the principles that every missionary and evangelistic effort must keep to the fore if we are to be biblical in our approach.                                    EVANGELISTIC PRINCIPLES Romans 10:14-21 In this chapter which deals with the means thatContinue reading “SIX PRINCIPLES FOR THE EVANGELISTIC CHURCH;Romans Part 52”

JUSTIFIED, MADE RIGHTEOUS, BY FAITH ALONE; Romans Part 51

Paul’s concern for Israel brings him to the core need that exists not merely among the Jews but among all peoples, the want of righteousness. Only Justification at the bar of God can supply this need. God’s Plan For Israel (h) The Righteousness which is by Faith Romans 10:4-13 In identifying the need of IsraelContinue reading “JUSTIFIED, MADE RIGHTEOUS, BY FAITH ALONE; Romans Part 51”

FREE WILL AND PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY; Romans Part 49

How many debates and theological discussions have looked for the line between a Sovereign God and a responsible human?  If God decrees can man ever be held accountable for his actions.  In considering the choice and destiny of the Jewish people Paul addresses this most important subject and draws a conclusion which is music toContinue reading “FREE WILL AND PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY; Romans Part 49”

THE CHURCH – A MULTI-RACIAL ANTI-RACIST BODY; Romans Part 48

In the Roman World the Church was the only body to offer a alternative to the ruthless religious and social sectarianism that divided the Jew from the Gentile.  Today Christianity remains the only body to offer the world the true message of peace under Christ the Prince of Peace.

PREDESTINATION – IS GOD UNRIGHTEOUS?; Romans Part 46

God’s Plan For Israel (c) Is There Unrighteousness with God? Romans 9:14-18 Having commenced his great thesis upon the Jewish people, past, present and future Paul enters into a discussion upon the doctrine of Predestination. This has relevance to the Jew and Gentile alike. The Jew belongs to a race chosen by God in ancientContinue reading “PREDESTINATION – IS GOD UNRIGHTEOUS?; Romans Part 46”

The Children of Promise; Romans Part 45

God’s Plan For Israel (b) The Children of Promise Romans 9:6-13 Having eloquently articulated his passion for the Jewish people, together with their importance in the economy of God, Paul now moves onto explain their place in the world of the New Testament. This is the era in which we presently live making this expositionContinue reading “The Children of Promise; Romans Part 45”

THE CRITIC SILENCED; Romans Part 42

Justification and Assurance (g) If God Be For Us Who Can Be Against Us Who is he that Condemneth? Romans 8:33-34 In this concluding passage of Romans 8 Paul asks five unanswerable questions in relation to our assurance. Our study today examines two of these questions, which relate to the problem of sin and guilt.Continue reading “THE CRITIC SILENCED; Romans Part 42”

THE GREATEST SACRIFICE: Romans Part 41

Justification and Assurance (g) If God Be For Us Who Can Be Against Us He That Spared Not His Own Son Romans 8:31-32 In this final section of Romans 8 Paul now poses some questions which in many respects are unanswerable. A close examination of v31-39 reveals that there are 7 questions and their answers.Continue reading “THE GREATEST SACRIFICE: Romans Part 41”

ALL THINGS FOR GOOD; Romans Part 39

If the bottom has fallen out of your world, if you are heart broken, if you are standing at wits end corner wondering what tomorrow will bring – this text is for you. Justification and Assurance (g) If God Be For Us Who Can Be Against Us All Things For Good Romans 8:28 We areContinue reading “ALL THINGS FOR GOOD; Romans Part 39”

TRUE SECRET OF FRUITFUL PRAYING; Romans Part 38

Justification and Assurance (f) The Spirit Maketh Intercession Romans 8:26-27 In examining the subject of assurance Paul, through this 8th Chapter of Romans has been responding to that which discourages our hearts and robs us of peace. In v1-12 he viewed the battle between the flesh and the Spirit. In v17-25 he considered the sufferingsContinue reading “TRUE SECRET OF FRUITFUL PRAYING; Romans Part 38”