Month: September 2017

The Message in Romans (48)

By Dan Lazich / September 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

The response by the yielded believer. “Because of God’s mercy,” Paul urges the yielded believers, to offer their body, or commit themselves, as a “living sacrifice to God.” Because God justified, sanctified, and seated us at His right-hand in Christ Jesus, we should make the results of His mercy our lasting subjective experience. “Do not…

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The Message in Romans (47)

By Dan Lazich / September 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

The response to mercy Beginning with chapter 12 of the Romans, Paul defines how the yielded believers should experience what God accomplished for the humankind, in the body of Jesus Christ, on the cross at Golgotha. “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy…

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The Message in Romans (46)

By Dan Lazich / September 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Paul warns the Gentile believers. Paul, in the Romans 11:11 – 32, speaks to the Gentile Christians concerning their Jewish brothers in Christ. He reminds the Gentile Christians that the Jews did not “stumble beyond recovery.” Romans 11:11, NIV. Accordingly, Paul, an apostle to the Gentiles, warns his Gentile brothers in Christ not to be…

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The Message in Romans (45)

By Dan Lazich / September 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

Did God reject all Israel?  “I ask then: Did God reject his people? By no means! I am an Israelite myself, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin.” Romans 11:1, NIV. Who among the Israelites received the promised grace? The Remnant did! “It is just as Isaiah said previously: ‘Unless the Lord Almighty…

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The Message in Romans (44)

By Dan Lazich / September 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Jews pursued wrong righteousness. The Jewish leaders and those loyal to them were rejected because they pursued righteousness by the works of the law but ignored the righteousness to which the law pointed. They did not accept Jesus as the promised Messiah because He insisted that also  Gentiles are a part of God’s choice,…

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