Romans

Wake Up! Wake Up!

Sep 10

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

Mar 08

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

Jan 14

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

Oct 20

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

Jan 01

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

Jesus, the Substitute for His People

Jan 01

Jesus, the Substitute for His People   “Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.” — Romans viii. 34.   THE most dreadful alarm that can disturb a reasonable man is the fear of being condemned …

Romans:8:34

The Moral of a Miracle

Jan 01

Romans:8:11

The Spirit of Bondage and of Adoption

Jan 01

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.

Jan 01

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 by Believing

Jan 01

Peace by Believing   "Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”— Romans 5:1.   A MOMENT'S contemplation would suffice to arouse any man to the terror of the position involved in being at war with God. For a subject to be in a state of sedition against a powerful monarch is …

Romans:5:1