Monthly Archives: April 2017

POINTS TO PONDER

Perhaps you’ve heard this quote from the noted French philosopher and Historian Voltaire (1694-1778): “Common sense is not so common.” The actual statement is: “We sometimes say that common-sense is very rare.”1 Voltaire then asks the question: “What is the … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

Here is an interesting story I read recently, by an unknown author, about coffee. Hope it will give you something to think about while you drink yours. God’s Coffee A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XXVIII) John Stott speaks on the same subject of those with an uncircumcised heart: “This concept is not new with Paul since it occurs regularly … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XXVII) Jewish philosopher Philo of Alexandria also had several comments on how to view the act of moral circumcision. In one place he says: “The … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XXVI) Verse 27: And will not he who is physically uncircumcised if he keeps the Law, judge you who still break the Law although you … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XXV) The Apostle Paul had written the Corinthians earlier about this matter of allowing ceremony to take precedent over covenant. Apparently, there were questions as … Continue reading

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I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XXIV) Reformation leader John Calvin continues his comments on the misleading role of circumcision in Jewish thinking: “Now many, seeing that Paul brings forward circumcision … Continue reading

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