Monthly Archives: November 2017

I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER EIGHT (Lesson XXIV) Albert Barnes shares His insight concerning the witness of God’s Spirit with the believer’s spirit by noting that it is tied to the believer’s … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

As a young lad, I was always captivated by the early days in American history. After reading the books by author Zane Grey, I was so good in my high school American History class they kicked me out! Sent me … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

GOD IS NOT GOD JUST ON SUNDAY After David became king of Israel and Judah, there were many who were not impressed with a man who spent so many years in the hills and caves like a fugitive running for … 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 EIGHT (Lesson XXIII) Two early church scholars had some things to say about God’s Spirit awakening and molding our spirit. Bishop Cyril noted that regenerated people have … 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 EIGHT (Lesson XXII) Presbyterian Bible commentator Albert Barnes sees the Holy Spirit represented here as the influencing, guiding, and motivating factor. The first sign of holiness at … 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 EIGHT (Lesson XXI) Messianic Jewish teacher David H. Stern says that while the King James Version of the Bible reads, “mortify the deeds of the body,” this … 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 EIGHT (Lesson XX) Scottish theologian Robert Haldane now offers his understanding of the doctrine of Sanctification as espoused in verse 13. He says this shows that sanctification … 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 EIGHT (Lesson XIX) Verses 12-13: So, my brothers and sisters, we must not be ruled by our sinful nature. We must not live the way our sinful … Continue reading

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In Galatians 5 the Apostle Paul uses the Greek word chrēstotēs to describe kindness. It has synonyms such as “moral goodness” and “integrity” Greek writers in Paul’s day used this word to denote something that was suitable and proper for … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

O LORD, IS IT HAPPENING TO US Thanks to my older brother, David, and his wife, Eula, I was gifted with a book I didn’t think I’d ever get to read. It is the latest biography of Reformer Martin Luther … Continue reading

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