Monthly Archives: August 2017

I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER SIX (Lesson XXI) The Apostle Paul does not want to end this narrative on a sour note. So he gladly proclaims the benefits of turning to God … 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 SIX (Lesson XIX) It is important to note that one English translation of verse 22 reads, “You have as your fruit, sanctification.”1 Another version renders it, “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 SIX (Lesson XIX) Robert Haldane gives his view on the fruit that dedicated believers should produce out of thankfulness to the glory of God. For Paul, besides … 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 SIX (Lesson XVIII) Frédéric Godet has an interesting take on what Paul says here by citing the speck of irony he sees in the second part of … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

YOUR HEART IS WHERE YOUR HEAD RESTS Ralph Waldo Emerson was a venerated American poet, essayist, philosopher, and pastor. A Harvard graduate, Emerson was appointed as pastor of the Old Second Church in Boston, but soon became a despondent preacher. … Continue reading

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SERENDIPTY FOR SATURDAY

DON’T BE ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL When I read this story, it reminded me that sometimes we go through life so fast that it takes an accident or illness for God to get our attention. It tells us about a … 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 SIX (Lesson XVII) American Bible scholar Albert Barnes also offers his view on what Paul meant when defining the Gospel as a “form” or “type of doctrine.” … Continue reading

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