Monthly Archives: July 2017

I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS SUMMARY OF CHAPTER FIVE There are a lot of things that Paul discusses in this chapter. He starts out describing the peace and joy that comes to everyone … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

I read this anonymous quote, and it really made sense to me: “Do not dwell on the past. Your history cannot be erased, but your future has yet to be written, so make the most of what is going to … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING I read this story years ago; used it in some of my teaching lessons and sermons as an illustration. But when I read this version it had a different ending. So even if you’ve … 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 FIVE (Lesson XIX) John Calvin adds that Paul was not interested in arguing against all the opposing views to righteousness as man’s gift from God instead of … 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 FIVE (Lesson XVIII) In one of his letters, early church scholar Ambrose wrote this: “Sin abounded by the Law because by the Law is the knowledge of … 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 FIVE (Lesson XVII) Charles Spurgeon framed his response to Adam’s blunder this way: “Adam’s fall was terribly effectual, it has brought death upon the human race age … 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 FIVE (Lesson XV) Scottish theologian Robert Haldane makes this comment about sin and the law: “It is true that there is no sin where there is no … Continue reading

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