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Retired missionary, pastor, seminary professor, Board Certified Chaplain and American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Director.

I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY Dr. Robert R. Seyda EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS SUMMARY OF CHAPTER TWELVE Paul had just completed discussing how being baptized into Christ makes us dead to sin. Once he makes that point, then he also shares … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Henry David Thoreau, American poet, philosopher, and historian gained fame in his book called “Walden,” named after a pond up in Connecticut that he sat by for some two years as he reflected upon simple living in natural surroundings. In … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

Sometimes a story out of ancient writings that are not Christian or Biblical can still teach us lessons that we need to learn. Here is one such story that I read that is possibly based on a saying attributed to … 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 TWELVE (Lesson XLVII) Charles Hodge looks at the doctrinal implications of what Paul says in these concluding verses. For one thing, abstaining from evil is just one … 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 TWELVE (Lesson XLVI) Spurgeon also asks us to listen, especially if we claim that Christ is our Master, in order to do what He is telling us … 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 TWELVE (Lesson XLV) Martin Luther understands from what Paul says here that God is able to use us to convert those whom He wants converted by showing … 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 TWELVE (Lesson XLIV) In one of Charles Spurgeon’s sermons on this chapter, he reiterates that there is no reason to consider any method that proposes overcoming evil … Continue reading

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