Month: February 2017

The Message in Romans (7)

By Dan Lazich / February 25, 2017 / 0 Comments

Jews and the law.  “You who brag about the law, do you dishonor God by breaking the law?” Romans 2:23, NIV.  While the Gentiles had an implicit knowledge about God, the Jews had a direct revelation. Because they received the oracles of God, Jews bragged about the self-perceived advantage. The Jews had the temple; they…

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The Message in Romans (6)

By Dan Lazich / February 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

 “For God does not show favoritism.” Romans 2:11, NIV.  There is no advantage in being a blood descendant of Abraham. There is no advantage in belonging to a specific religious group or organization. There is no advantage in being born of a well-respected parent. There is no advantage in possessing extensive knowledge of the Scriptures,…

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The Message in Romans (5)

By Dan Lazich / February 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

The self-righteous are guilty also. Paul established that the Gentiles, even though they did not have the law, they are guilty of sin nevertheless. They did not have the Old Covenant prophetic visions and the written code, but they had the nature that always reveals the character and exact nature of the Creator. The Gentiles…

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The Message in Romans (4)

By Dan Lazich / February 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

The wrath of God continued Paul begins his theological presentation by asserting that the sin problem was so big that only God could solve it. The wrath of God is His hatred of sin. Why God hates sin? He hates sin because it kills the sinners by separating them from Him, so God determined to…

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