Test All Things

“For he that is dead is freed from sin.” (Romans 6:7) ——————– The elect of God, as well as all others, are by nature dead; they are dead in sin, living...

“So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God. But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell...

Fashionable as the doctrine of legal, conditional justification is, we may say to every individual who embraces it, “There is one that accuseth (condemns) you, even Moses, in whom you trust,”...

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to...

“I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.” (Romans 7:9) ——————– The Apostle describes in his own case how men are affected...

“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;” (Romans 3:23) some may not be as profane as others, but “all have sinned”! You may be a fine...

The Word of God declares that “The children being not yet born, neither having done good or evil Jacob have I loved, Esau have I hated, that the PURPOSE OF GOD...

“Know ye not, brethren, (for I speak to them that know the law,) how that the law hath dominion over a man as long as he liveth? For the woman which...

Romans 9:15 For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. Romans 9:16 So...

“For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin...

You can be sure that when our attitudes and words create strife, confusion and division, it is not the wisdom of God. Where wise men and women worship, there is love,...

“Put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ.” (Romans 13:14) What does it mean to put on the Lord Jesus? It doesn’t mean that we can put Him on, and take him...

“Grace reigns through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 5:21) The grace that saves the sinner is not mere pity and sentiment such as we find in...

“Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh; and declared to be the Son of God with power, according to...

The apostle Paul and the psalmist David speak of a “blessed man.” A man blessed of God. The individual who is blessed of God is the one to whom “God imputeth...

“Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwells in me.” (Romans 7:20) The entire testimony of God’s word, and...

“So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God.” (Romans 7:25) It is known by sad experience, to all that love the Almighty, that the carnal mind is...

“Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to Him who is raised from the...

“…If God be For Us, Who Can Be Against Us?” (Romans 8:31) This part of the verse in Romans 8:31 crosses my mind more frequently, I suppose, than most other Scriptures....

Vessels of Mercy (Romans 9:23, Ephesians 1:18, Psalm 119:89, Revelation 13:8, Romans 6:22) Romans 9:23 And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy,...

The Remnant from the Gentiles and the Remnant from the Jews (Hosea 1:10, Hosea2:23, Romans 9:25-28, Isaiah 10:21-23) Let me refresh your memory on how the Old Testament and the New...

What does righteousness mean? What does it mean to be righteous? To be righteous means to be right with God. In other words, it means to be right in God’s eyes...

“For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him that...

“To him that worketh is the reward NOT reckoned of grace, but of debt.” (Romans 4:4) To the labourer in religion, what he merits or earns can never be called a...

“Concerning his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who was made of the seed of David, according to the flesh, hut declared to he the Son of God with power, according to...

” For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.” (Romans 7:19) Doubts will sometimes cross the mind as to the...

“Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound: That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through...

“He spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all.” (Romans 8:32) These words bear a full proportion to the design for which I have taken them; that...

“For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.” (Romans 5:10) There...

“For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin...

“Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to Him who is raised from the...

Romans 11:5 Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace. Before we begin our study on the remnant, I would like...

“He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?” (Romans 8:32) What a blessed...

“For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.” (Romans 14:17) Here in the Sermon on the Mount, the kingdom...

“For he that is dead is freed from sin.” (Romans 6:7) IN the chapter preceding this, the apostle has been led by the Divine Author of the Word to take a...

“For He saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. So then it is not...

Romans 2:5 But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thy-self wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God; Romans 2:6 who will...

“And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, by our father Isaac; (for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that...

Romans 7:4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him who is raised...

“Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the glory of God.” (Romans 15:7) When I have forgiven and forgotten every offense or wrong that I have experienced...

“For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” (Romans 10:10) Saving faith that God imparts to and implants in our hearts by...

Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. When religious people read a statement...

Romans 3:24 Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus. Apart from the Holy Spirit’s work of regeneration and conversion in the heart of God’s...

“Loosed from the law” (Romans 7:2) ——————– Like the woman whose husband has died is “loosed from the law of her husband” (Romans 7:2), so the believer, having been crucified with...

In the beginning of Romans 9 the Apostle Paul vents his continual sorrow for his fellow countrymen who remain in unbelief. But then he concludes this lament by stating what the...

Many people cannot reconcile the reality of God’s grace in salvation with the responsibility of believers to obey God’s Word, be careful and zealous in good works, and to strive diligently...

Romans 11:24 For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature (Gentiles), and wert graffed contrary to nature into a good olive tree (Israel): how...

Romans 11:24 For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature (Gentiles), and wert graffed contrary to nature into a good olive tree (Israel): how...

“It is God that Justifieth” Romans 8:33 The covenant purposes of Jehovah toward His own elect having been accomplished in their salvation by Jesus Christ, and redeeming love having triumphed over...

“What if God, willing to show His wrath, and to make His power known, endured with much long-suffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction.” (Romans 9:22) We have been singing...