THE FOUR GOSPELS

“These Gospels which, as to size, are mere pamphlets, are the most precious writings in all the world…They are the heart of Divine revelation, because they are the record of the manifestation of God on earth, in the Person of His Son, for the purpose of redemption” (Graham Scroggie)

THE LITERATURE OF THE NEW TESTAMENT

The New Testament is the story of Christ’s ministry, his sacrifice and resurrection, the establishment of the Church and the proclamation of the Gospel among the Gentile peoples.

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 OLD NATURE AND THE BATTLE WITH SIN; Romans Part 32

Sanctification and  the Battle with Sin (b) The Old Nature Romans 7:14-25 understanding the concept ‘sinner-saint’ In our last study I drew the conclusion that the “man of Romans 7” was a mature Christian. Paul writes in the present tense indicating that this is true of himself as an apostle, pastor, missionary and evangelist. IfContinue reading “THE OLD NATURE AND THE BATTLE WITH SIN; Romans Part 32”

SANCTIFICATION AND THE BATTLE WITH SIN; Romans Part 31

Sanctification and the Battle with Sin (a) The Man of Romans 7 Romans 7:14-25 This passage in Romans 7 is one of the most controversial in the entire book. The multitude of views found in Christian literature can be confusing when endeavouring to understand the teaching aright. The problem that the Bible student is facedContinue reading “SANCTIFICATION AND THE BATTLE WITH SIN; Romans Part 31”

THE RIGHTEOUS JUDGEMENT OF GOD, Romans Part 9

For All Have Sinned (e) The Righteous Judgement of God Romans 2:5-16 In this chapter which focuses upon the spiritual needs of the Jewish people Paul supplies teaching regarding the “the righteous judgement of God” (v5).  His immediate intention was to show the Jews that although they judged others and regarded themselves as a spiritually superiorContinue reading “THE RIGHTEOUS JUDGEMENT OF GOD, Romans Part 9”

THE GOD DESPISERS, Romans Part 8

Part 8 For All Have Sinned (d) The God Despisers Romans 2:1-4 In presenting his argument that the world’s depravity renders the Gospel absolutely necessary, Paul now turns his attention away from the pagan Romans to the religious Jews. While ch2v1 does not specifically state that it is the Jews he has in mind v17Continue reading “THE GOD DESPISERS, Romans Part 8”