Romans

Wake Up! Wake Up!

September 10, 2019

Wake Up! Wake Up!   “That, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.”— Romans xiii. 11.   THIS exhortation, as you will readily perceive, is not addressed to the ungodly. These words are not spoken to those who are dead in sin, but …

Romans:13:11

Concern for Other Men’s Souls

March 8, 2019

Concern for Other Men's Souls   “I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, that I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in mine heart. For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsman according to the flesh: who are Israelites; to whom …

Romans:9:1-5

The Pastor’s Parting Blessing

January 14, 2018

The Pastor's Parting Blessing   "The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen."—Romans 16:24        The Christian is a man of generous actions, but his wishes go far beyond his deeds. Where he cannot be beneficent he is benevolent. If he cannot actually accomplish good for all, yet he anxiously desires it. If …

Romans:16:24

Romans, but not Romanists

October 20, 2017

Romans, but not Romanists   “I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: that ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself …

Romans:16:1-16

The Leading of the Spirit, the Secret Token of the Sons of God

January 1, 1970

The Leading of the Spirit, the Secret Token of the Sons of God   “As many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.”—Romans viii. 14.   CHILDREN are expected to bear some likeness to their parent. Children of God, born of the grandest of all parents, regenerated by the almighty energy of …

Romans:8:14

The Moral of a Miracle

January 1, 1970

Romans:8:11

The Spirit of Bondage and of Adoption

January 1, 1970

THE SPIRIT OF BONDAGE AND OF ADOPTION.   “For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.” — Romans viii. 15, 16.   THESE two verses are full …

Romans:8:15-16

Knowledge. Worship. Gratitude.

January 1, 1970

KNOWLEDGE. WORSHIP. GRATITUDE.   “So that they are without excuse: because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful.” — Romans i. 20, 21.   THOSE who boast of their knowledge betray their ignorance. Knowledge is not a possession to be proud of, since it brings with it so great a responsibility that …

Romans:1:20

Peace: A Fact and A Feeling

January 1, 1970

Peace: A Fact and A Feeling    “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ”— Romans v. 1.   WONDERFUL is the power of faith. In the Epistle to the Hebrews our apostle tells us of the marvellous exploits which it has wrought in subduing kingdoms and obtaining promises, in quenching the …

Romans:5:1

The Dual Nature and the Duel Within

January 1, 1970

The Dual Nature and the Duel Within   “But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin, which is in my members.”— Romans vii. 23.   I QUESTION whether any man understands himself, and I am quite certain that no Christian does so. …

Romans:7:23