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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 XXII) On the subject of firstfruit, lump, root, and branches Stern lets us see this from a Jewish perspective: ♦ The firstfruit is those of … 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 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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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

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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