THE GOD WHO DOES NOT REPENT; Romans Part 56

  God’s Plan For Israel (m) The God Who Does Not Repent Romans 11:25-32 Throughout Romans 9, 10 and 11 Paul has been leading his readers towards the conclusion that God has a future blessing in store for Israel, his ancient people. This conclusion becomes increasingly firm through the course of Romans 11. Using theContinue reading “THE GOD WHO DOES NOT REPENT; Romans Part 56”

THE OLIVE TREE; Romans Part 55

There was nothing as common to the people of the east as the olive tree. The olive was a rich source of food and oil and as such provided a steady income for the farmer. Therefore the Apostle lifts up this humble example and uses it to reinforce the truth concerning God’s Plan for Israel.Continue reading “THE OLIVE TREE; Romans Part 55”

THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL; Romans Part 54

This passage reveals the central fact in Bible Prophecy, concerning the years approaching the Lord’s Return.  That the Jewish People will collectively embrace Jesus Christ as the Messiah. God’s Plan For Israel (k) The Fall and Restoration of Israel Romans 11:7-15 Finally, after much exposition and expressions of passion concerning Israel, Paul comes now toContinue reading “THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL; Romans Part 54”

FIVE REASONS WHY GOD PRESERVES HIS PEOPLE; Romans Part 53

The same God who preserves Israel also preserves his Church. As our western society becomes engulfed by materialism and secularism and as the Church appears to be constantly on the back foot we can easily despair. Yet there is no need, God will preserve his Church in our nation and across Europe. There will alwaysContinue reading “FIVE REASONS WHY GOD PRESERVES HIS PEOPLE; Romans Part 53”

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”