Monthly Archives: May 2018

I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS CHAPTER ELEVEN (Lesson XXI) Haldane then points out that whenever Gentile Christians felt disposed to boast with respect to the Jews, let them remember not only that the … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Successful businessman and Motivational Writer, Max De Pree, in one of his books makes this statement: “In the end it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”1 How true … Continue reading

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ANOTHER EXCITING MILESTONE IN MY LIFE Today I complete my eightieth trip around the sun. I always knew that there was a chance I might become an octogenarian, but I had no guarantee where I would be or what I … 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 ELEVEN (Lesson XX) Isaiah had a similar vision of this sanctified tree and its possible demise. He writes: “When its branches are dry, they are broken off. … 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 ELEVEN (Lesson XIX) Charles Hodge notes that the Greek word phyrama (“lump” – KJV) used here by the Apostle Paul, means any substance mixed with water and … 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 ELEVEN (Lesson XVIII) We must also keep in mind that it is also correct to accept what Paul is saying here in a metaphorical sense so that … 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 ELEVEN (Lesson XVII) Martin Luther says we should not take what Paul says here too casually. The consequence of the Jews not accepting Jesus as the Messiah … 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 ELEVEN (Lesson XVI) F. F. Bruce adds his inspired understanding to what is being said about Paul’s effort to convince the Gentiles to support the outreach to … Continue reading

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While searching for the original source of a quote I was planning to use, I came across this poem written for Mothers Day. And when I looked closer, I discovered that the Magazine I was looking at was published in … Continue reading

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FOLLOW THE SCRIPT I read this article by Roger Darlington, a British portfolio worker, specializing in consumer affairs and the communications industry, and having enjoyed seeing the same movie he did, I could relate very well to what he was … Continue reading

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