is fulfilled, the rest are all sure to follow. Omnipotence has confirmed and ratified it.II. Ripeness, and so some have likened the coming of the apostles to ripe fruit. Peace is a blessing of the highest value. (1) It means, that we have something definite and immutable by which to measure whatever calls itself Christian, holding it to the rule. This expression signifies the delight with which the messenger of peace is hailed, or, in other words, how welcome is the message which he brings. They try a variety of expedients, which all utterly fail of success. Some take beauty for the holiness of the apostles; some for a fleshly beauty by ornaments, as slippers embroidered with gold and pearl; as this Scripture is abused to the consecrating of the Pope's toe. The law is to be preached also, both as an introduction to the gospel, and for a direction how to lead our lives when we have received the gospel, because sin breaks God's peace; but chiefly we are sent to preach the gospel. Unless we believe that he hears us, unless we believe that he is both able and willing to give us what we want, we are not likely to ask anything of him. Must relate to something that is really and substantially good. THE GENERAL IMPORT OF THE GOSPEL. This is the book that lit the fire in Martin Luther's heart and brought about the Protestant Reformation, changing the history of Europe, as well as the world. A person can't hear the Gospel unless there is a preacher. (1) Human passions are not to bar Christian rights. What wrought that triumph? (Essex Congregational Remembrancer. Studies have shown that in recent times there has been an increase in the belief in astrology – the belief that the stars rule people’s personalities, attitudes, behaviour, successes and failures, and leaving God out of the equation completely. "Go ye therefore into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature." Unripe fruit is dangerous, and not so well coloured, but that which is ripe is both well tasted and well coloured. The spring: and therefore some have compared the coming of the preachers of the gospel to the spring. This redundance serves to make us the more to esteem of it. Paul has just declared that whosoever shall … The first is man’s righteousness (which is really no righteousness at all) that only leads to destruction. It is richer in its tones than all the voices of men. Sermons Scripture: Romans 1:1. Peace with God, or reconciliation (Colossians 1:19-21). But the plain meaning is that the coming of the apostles with the glad tidings of salvation was acceptable: he saith feet because they are the instruments of going; as we familiarly say of poor men, they get their living by their fingers' ends, which are the instruments of their labour. It is grander than the hallelujahs of the waves of the ocean; more overpowering than the organ roll of the reverberating thunder. From Him, then, "who is a Priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec" is derived to His ministers a plenitude of power proportionable to the majesty of so august a Founder. Our blessed Saviour, in order to carry on the universal design of our redemption, thought fit to select a certain number of men to be His missionaries or apostles, investing them with some part of His own authority (Mark 3:14). Geoffrey C Bingham 33. 1. ROMANS 10:9-13. If it be the gospel of peace, the professors are to be peaceable. Romans 10:14–15 Being used by God to reach the world and call the elect to faith is a great privilege. This redundance serves to make us the more to esteem of it. CONFESS, BELIEVE—BE SAVED CONFESS, BELIEVE—BE SAVED 9 that if you will confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord ( kurion— from kurios ) , and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Digging Deeper: Okay, this may sound a little self-serving since I am one, but I just want to echo what Paul is saying: Up with preachers! Some take feet for men; some for the affections, being that to the soul which feet are to the body: these affections appearing in the apostles, by their sweet delivery and utterance; some for the velocity of the apostles in converting the world; some their constancy and courage. When we come to a crossroad, one road is the right way and the other will get us completely lost. Bad news may find the ear open, but the heart will be shut. Ripeness, and so some have likened the coming of the apostles to ripe fruit. In the ordinary dealings of daily life a certain amount of faith in another person is necessary before we can make any request of him. Peace with God, or reconciliation (Colossians 1:19-21). Lyth, D.D. Somerville.What music is there ever heard in this world to be compared with the music of the gospel? Hearing comes from God's word. The gospel steals over the bosom of the desolate and inexpressibly sad. Its minstrelsy penetrates within the prison bars of the captive, and floats to the ear of tyranny's fettered victim in the subterranean dungeon. Because it is the gospel of peace and glad tidings of good things. If you have the idea that being a witness to Jesus is the pastor’s job, or that others can do it better than you, let the Holy Spirit convince you otherwise. God opens windows of opportunity for us to help people in some small way find the true peace and the solid help that comes from knowing their Saviour. _____ There are four questions that Paul asks in Romans 10:14-15. )The gospel of peaceElnathan Parr, B.D.1. 14 How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? Aye, and more melting and delicious than the harping of those heavenly intelligences whom God designates as the "morning stars." Paul begins with that final step, the call itself. The Greek term comes of a root which signifies —1. The king invited the poor and homeless from the street to his wedding feast. Some take beauty for the holiness of the apostles; some for a fleshly beauty by ornaments, as slippers embroidered with gold and pearl; as this Scripture is abused to the consecrating of the Pope's toe. Man’s efforts and hard work… Its promises and provisions are inestimably precious. Get to know what God promises in the Bible; let his love for you have a powerful affect on every aspect of your life. 2. 15 And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? For they being ignorant of Biblical Commentary Good news, or glad tidings. It is richer in its tones than all the voices of men. III. Somerville. That is the first question. When fire broke out in the pump house at the 200 metre level, 165 men were underground. The opponents of "faith by hearing" are accustomed to speak highly of the general sources of enlightenment—the prospect of creation without us and the light of conscience within. 2. Romans 10:14. Tell me how to do this and you will tell me how to be saved. In fact, it is so odourless and invisible that Christians (you and me) can be easily poisoned as well. Strictly speaking, there was no order of preachers. Romans 10:1-21. It allays the fury of those passions which are the springs of strife and bitterness. C.H. - C.H.I. It is richer in its tones than all the voices of men. He that saves us spake, and as never man spake. 2. "How beautiful" — as if he were not able to express such beauty — "are the feet!" They are bearers of his presence. The only light some people may see is the light that shines through you. II. And how shall they 1. The father welcomed home the rebellious son. Romans 10:14-15: Pulpit Commentary Homiletics. That’s the first tip. As Christ is said to be fairer, so also is the gospel.II. Thus by our sending we may be the means of saving. (2) A second advantage which accrues to the whole Church from the office of the ministry is that of instruction and reprehension, the impartial declaring of their duty to them and seasonably reproving them for the neglect of it. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. violence and racial tension don’t surprise us any more. A REASON. In a sarcastic tone Dan asked Forrest, “Gump, have you found Jesus yet?”, Forrest’s innocent reply was, “I didn’t know I was supposed to be looking for him.”. It was the preaching of the gospel that overthrew the idols of Madagascar, and that has already brought civilization and peace and contentment into many of the islands of the sea. It is Christ Himself, in any one of the humblest of His disciples, casting His shadow on the wall. Even the key of heaven; for life and immortality are brought to light by the gospel (2 Timothy 1:12).1. 1. Must relate to something that is really and substantially good. Now the gospel unfolds what is truly good for our immortal souls. We can see it in the immediate context of chapter 10, and the wider context of the entire letter. Its minstrelsy penetrates within the prison bars of the captive, and floats to the ear of tyranny's fettered victim in the subterranean dungeon. Ask for God’s help as you guide others to Jesus. It has therefore been the universal practice of all nations to appoint some peculiar persons to attend upon God's service more immediately, who, by continually applying themselves to such things as were acceptable to Him, were supposed to have some interest in Him, to be qualified to understand His will, and to be authorised to reveal it to others. Since, therefore, the Author and Finisher of our faith has thus expressly testified in relation to His ministers that as He was sent even so did He send, the questioning that authority by which they act will cast an imputation upon Christ Himself, and a doubting the validness of their mission will unhappily glance and reflect upon His. It is softer than the murmur of the evening breeze; more soothing than the sound of the distant waterfall. We haven’t been brought into a relationship with God and given faith so that we can selfishly keep it for ourselves. The Beauty Of The Gospel . Romans 14:1-15:13 Receiving One Another with Understanding, Part 2 - Study Guide (click dropdown menu) Romans 14:13-15 Building Up One Another Without Offending, Part 1 Romans 14:1-15:13 Building Up One Another This word "Book-Religion" means a great deal. The gospel steals over the bosom of the desolate and inexpressibly sad. It allays the fury of those passions which are the springs of strife and bitterness. That Christ came to save sinners is a faithful saying, and worthy of the best welcome (1 Timothy 1:15). But the plain meaning is that the coming of the apostles with the glad tidings of salvation was acceptable: he saith feet because they are the instruments of going; as we familiarly say of poor men, they get their living by their fingers' ends, which are the instruments of their labour. We have become so accustomed to: lives ruled by materialism, sport, leisure and work. This redundance serves to make us the more to esteem of it. A shepherd's boy may point out the way to a philosopher. Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. Peace with God, or reconciliation (Colossians 1:19-21). In these words are two things.I. In the apostolic and early Church, which wrought such wonders, preaching was not exclusively an official prerogative. Romans 10:14(NASB) Verse Thoughts. We can help to send out missionaries by our prayers. All this is the odourless and invisible gas that is poisoning our country. How sad is the condition of millions of the heathen without the knowledge of the crucified Saviour! We heard Paul tell us that faith is not possible unless we have confidence in the Lord, so it necessary that we hear about the Lord, and understand the truth about the Lord. It is more thrilling far than all the symphonies of Handel and Mozart, of Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Rossini, and of all the mighty masters of song. 3. Salvation cannot be of merit for anybody that you or I have ever known. Anybody might preach who had anything to say worth saying. A word spoken in season is beautiful. It is sweeter than the warblings of summer birds; more harmonious than the chorus of the forest's rustling leaves. Some love their ministers because they keep hospitality, which is commendable; some because they gain by them, which is carnal; some because they never preach, which is abominable; some because themselves would be well accounted of, which is hypocritical. The essential duty of a minister is to preach the gospel. It must be of grace, if grace be possible: there is no other way. Jim Davis. The building of faith requires them! Now the gospel unfolds what is truly good for our immortal souls. )The gospel of peaceJ. 12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. Romans 10:14–21 explains that, despite hearing the gospel and understanding it, Israel continues to disobey. shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? It is called the word of life, of salvation, the gospel of the kingdom. Being used by God to reach the world and call the elect to faith is a great privilege. Romains 10:14 Interlinéaire • Romains 10:14 Multilingue • Romanos 10:14 Espagnol • Romains 10:14 Français • Roemer 10:14 Allemand • Romains 10:14 Chinois • Romans 10:14 Anglais • Bible Apps • Bible Hub Version Louis Segond 1910 La Bible David Martin 1744 Darby Bible courtesy of CCEL.org. explained in reverse. No wonder that with sorrowful hearts they ask the question, as they think of loved ones who have passed away without hearing the glad tidings. And then He kindles in him, beyond the average, what we have been in the habit of calling a love for souls; call it, if you please, enthusiasm, a great, good heart, quick sympathy with men as men, and with the daily wants and ways of men. II. 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