Romans 1:6-15 More context

Before we move onward we have to call to mind the warning from Peter. Peter knew firsthand what it is that Paul is conveying to the believers, that is, after their deep encounter in Galatians 2:11-12. "But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. For before... Continue Reading →

Romans 1:5 – I was a dog without a bone

Romans 1:5 - "I was a dog without a bone"  "By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:" Stopping to look intently into this verse, then realizing there was something very profound in small sections. Break them down, to these small sections and see... Continue Reading →

An Introduction to Romans

Paul opens the letter introducing himself to the possibly unknown reader. 1:1 Paul, a servant (voluntary, full devoted, sense of subjection) of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle (ambassador, messenger), separated (appointed) unto the gospel of God, Paul or Paulos is the Greek name equal to Shaul or Saul the Hebrew name. There is not... Continue Reading →

Curious about Romans 13:1-7

Curious about Romans 13:1-7 13:1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. 2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. Daniel 4:17 “This matter is by the... Continue Reading →

Romans 9:20-21 complaining much?

Complaining much? 20 "Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus? 21 Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?" If you have... Continue Reading →

Deeper look at Romans 8.4

Deeper look at Romans 8.4 Romans 8:4 King James Version (KJV) 4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  - 4 That G2443 the righteousness G1345 of... Continue Reading →

Romans 7:14-25 Closer look

Romans 7:14-25 closer look 14 For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin. 15 For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I. 16 If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law... Continue Reading →

Digging Deeper into Romans 7:1-4

Digging Deeper into Romans 7:1-4 7 Know ye not, brethren, for I speak to them that know the law (those that were brought up in the instruction of the Torah), how that the law (Torah) hath dominion over a man as long as he liveth? Paul is telling the reader: this is to those that know... Continue Reading →

Romans 2:14-15

Romans 2:14-15 "For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves:  Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing... Continue Reading →

Romans 6:14 (break down of the Greek)

" For G1063 sin G266 shall G2961 not G3756 have dominion over G2961 you G5216: for G1063 ye are G2075 not G3756 under G5259 the law G3551, but G235 under G5259 grace G5485." G1063 γάρ gar (ğar') conj. (properly) assigning a reason. G266 ἀμαρτία amartia (a-mar-tiy'-a) n.  moral failure 1 John 3:4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also... Continue Reading →

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