Monthly Archives: June 2018

ATTENTION! ATTENTION! ATTENTION!

ALERT! VERY IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT IT’S SUMMER BREAK TIME! In all the years my wife and I have been married we’ve never been on a real vacation. Now that I’m 80 years old we’re finally going to take one. We will … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, zoologist, botanist, and geologist once said: “Our friends show us what we can do, our enemies teach us what we must do.” Goethe goes on to say that a man cannot live with … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

A LITTLE ANT WITH A BIG MESSAGE Although I’m not a rock climber, after I read this true story written by Josh and Karen Zarandona, it struck me that sometimes there are things that nature can teach us that 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 SUMMARY OF CHAPTER ELEVEN Paul had three objectives when he started this chapter, First, to understand why God has not totally rejected His people, Israel. Secondly, to see … 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 XXXIX) Albert Barnes feels that the English Bible reader is somewhat disadvantaged in understanding Paul’s quote here of Isaiah: “O the depth of the riches … 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 XXXVIII) Martin Luther has an interesting philosophical view of Paul’s quote here from Isaiah concerning the unsearchable things of God. He says that we must … 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 XXXVII) John Locke points out that God’s actions as stated here by Paul in verse 32, was not due to His putting the Jews out … 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 XXXVI) Charles Hodge comes to the same understanding, as mentioned above, concerning what was good for the Gentiles is now good for the Jews. The … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, zoologist, botanist, and geologist once said: “Our friends show us what we can do, our enemies teach us what we must do.” Goethe went on to say that what friends do with us … Continue reading

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SERENDIPTY FOR SATURDAY

SLEEPING THROUGH A STORM The following article was used by a blog writer. We do not know if it is a real story or one told like a parable. Either way, there is something important to learn here. I hope … Continue reading

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