Paul longs for his kinsmen and explains divine election (Romans 9:1-33)

Paul longs for the redemption of his physical kinsmen, Israelites. (Rom 9:1-13) Witnessing is motivated by grief over lost souls. Knowing the glory that is the inheritance of those that are in Christ, Paul had great heartache and grief, like we should have for those that don’t believe, that resulted from a love of other… Continue reading Paul longs for his kinsmen and explains divine election (Romans 9:1-33)

Released from the law and at war with the flesh (Romans 7:1-25)

Sin is rebelliousness that comes from hatred of God. That is why it is provoked by the Word of God. When the Word of God says, “do not covet,” this rebelliousness looks for ways to covet. This rebelliousness is so fundamental to our existence that is instinctive. This rebelliousness is embedded in our flesh so… Continue reading Released from the law and at war with the flesh (Romans 7:1-25)

The oppressive Israelites and proud Assyrians would be punished (Isaiah 10:1‐19)

Those that oppress the helpless will be helpless when faced with God’s wrath (Isa 10:1-4) God is just and seeks justice for the helpless Condemned are the people that give false witness and device schemes intended to rob and deny justice to the helpless. The wicked people will have no escape from the wrath of… Continue reading The oppressive Israelites and proud Assyrians would be punished (Isaiah 10:1‐19)