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Archive for May 2018

The Jews were trusted with the word of God.

Romans 3:1-4 1 Then what advantage has the Jew? Or what is the value of circumcision? 2 Much in every way. To begin with, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God. 3 What if some were unfaithful? Does their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of God? 4 By no means! Let God be true…

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A Matter of the Heart.

Romans 2:25-29 25 For circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision. 26 So, if a man who is uncircumcised keeps the precepts of the law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded as circumcision? 27 Then he who is physically uncircumcised but keeps…

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Save yourself?

save yourself

Romans 2:24 For, as it is written, “The name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you.” – Romans 2:24 The contemporary use of the word blaspheme means to speak irreverently about God or sacred things. The Greek word blasphēmeō means to speak reproachfully, to revile, to criticise with anger or to speak…

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“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Romans 2:17-23 17 But if you call yourself a Jew and rely on the law and boast in God 18 and know his will and approve what is excellent, because you are instructed from the law; 19 and if you are sure that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those…

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Their conflicting thoughts accuse or even excuse them.

Romans 2:14-16 14 For when Gentiles, who do not have the law, by nature do what the law requires, they are a law to themselves, even though they do not have the law. 15 They show that the work of the law is written on their hearts, while their conscience also bears witness, and their…

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Man walked with God

Romans 2:12-13 12 For all who have sinned without the law will also perish without the law, and all who have sinned under the law will be judged by the law. 13 For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be…

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God knows our heart

Romans 2:8-11 9 There will be tribulation and distress for every human being who does evil, the Jew first and also the Greek, 10 but glory and honor and peace for everyone who does good, the Jew first and also the Greek. 11 For God shows no partiality. – Romans 2:8-11 God shows no favouritism,…

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For the LORD is our judge

Romans 2:6-8 6 He will render to each one according to his works: 7 to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life; 8 but for those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury.…

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God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance

Romans 2:3-5 3 Do you suppose, O man-you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself-that you will escape the judgment of God? 4 Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance? 5…

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Judge not – you have no excuse

Romans 2:1 1 Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. 2 We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. – Romans 2:1-2 The Lord…

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