Monthly Archives: May 2017

I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER THREE (Lesson XXI) To summarize what Paul has said since verse 19: You cannot work your way into heaven! Remember, there is a gate, and the gate … 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 THREE (Lesson XX) Charles Ellicott gives us his scholarly summary on man’s desperate need for getting right with God: “God appeared as a twofold character, simultaneously righteous … 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 THREE (Lesson XIX) Bible scholar F. F. Bruce shares with us his understanding of the doctrine of atonement: “The form hilastērion is related to the verb hilaskomai, … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

William Blake, well-known English poet, painter, and visual artistry pioneer, penned this proverb: “Shame is Pride’s cloak.” But in my many years here on earth, I have often found the opposite to be true: “Pride is Shame’s cloak.”1 How often … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

TRUE STORY OF DETECTING GOD’S PRESENCE On a cold March night in Dallas, Texas a doctor walked into the small hospital room of Diana Blessing. She was still groggy from surgery. Her husband, David, held her hand as they braced … 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 THREE (Lesson XVIII) John Bengel has some enlightening exposition on important words in this verse: “Redemption – from sin and misery. Atonement or propitiation, and redemption result … 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 THREE (Lesson XVII) John Calvin believes that Paul is depending on the fact that everyone who is conscious of their sin, feels confounded and lost by a … Continue reading

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