So then, his Son would have many younger brothers and sisters. Follow Desiring God on Twitter. - Romans 8:28-39 Of all the passages in the New Testament, this is perhaps the one in which God's sovereignty is most apparent (which, incidentally, sets us up nicely for the following chapters.) of 19 The whole universe that God has made now waits for something great to happen. Because of our Lord Christ Jesus, we know how much God loves us. Romans 8:2, ESV: "For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death." Bookmarks Edit. Calling upon all the nations to praise the Lord, shows that they shall have knowledge of him. Human nature, the law of sin within us, is always seeking to pull us again into the defilement of sin, seeking to destroy our hope of sharing life with the holy God. His human body was like the body of people who do wrong things. Sermon Bible Commentary. God's Spirit now rules in your life and he has made you free. 12 So then, brothers, # 8:12 Or brothers and sisters; also verse 29 we are debtors, # See ver. also Rückert and Reiche), but is the simple μεταβατικόν (autem), which, after the auxiliary clauses τῷ γ. νόμῳ … δύναται, leads over to a relation corresponding to the main proposition τὸ φρ. By the death of his Son's body, God destroyed the power of sin. The man whose eyes dim with age may not realize his gradual loss of sight. In 5:12-21, Paul contrasted Adam and Christ. The best commentaries on Romans ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. 33 Nobody can say that God's people are guilty. Romans 8:2 tells us we are free from the power of sin. He does this for those people that he has chosen to serve him. 18 During this time now, we have troubles and pain. While the argument of the letter to the Romans opened with a preoccupation regarding God’s anger (1:18-32), this section of the letter opens with an embrace of God’s mercies. Prayer is so important for us as Christians, but we do not really understand prayer. He dwells in the heart by faith. Greeting 1:1-7. v1 From Paul. 1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. The holy, righteous God, cannot be at peace with a sinner, while under the guilt of sin. Downloads Male Voice (MP3) Female Voice (MP3) Entire Book (PDF) Text Settings. His life has changed! 2 - Why God gave the Bible firstly to the Jews. 17 Because we are God's children, we also know that we will receive good things from him. Grace in the soul is its new nature; the soul is alive to God, and has begun its holy happiness which shall endure for ever. HENRY ALFORD (1810-1871) The New Testament for English Readers Romans Commentary Recommended. 3:6 the Spirit of life # ver. Dead to Sin, Alive to God . Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 8:1-11. He accepted those people as right with himself. Romans 8:8. First, he spends a couple minutes helping you make the most of Look at the Book. Romans 8:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 8:2, NIV: "because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death." Read Romans 8 commentary using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. 2 That is because in Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit that brings life made you  free. Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 12 So, my Christian friends, we must not obey what our weak human thoughts tell us to do. One day, we will receive what we have hoped for. Then one day he buys glasses. Read and study Romans 8 with the Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Instead, you should let God's Spirit help you with his power. (28-31) Their final triumph, through Christ. Anyone can say "Jesus is Lord". 13 For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you # Col. 3:5 put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. Romans 8:4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, … i. We were too weak to obey his laws because we are human. Resources » Commentaries » Romans » Chapter 8 » exegesis. God's Law showed us how to be right with him. 3 The law was without power because it was made weak by our sinful selves. Nothing that is high above the world can do that, nor anything that is deep down below the ground. 15 The Spirit that you have received from God does not make you serve him like slaves. God's Son died as a sacrifice to take away the punishment for our sins. Night. EXEGESIS: ROMANS 8:1-11. 1 Now we know this: God has forgiven those people who are united with Christ Jesus. 21 At that time, the universe will not continue to become worse and worse, as it does now. The Holy Spirit prays through us Romans 8:26. He will do that by his Spirit who lives in you. 7 If our weak human thoughts rule us, we become God's enemies. 5:18 led by the Spirit of God are # ver. 24 Ever since God saved us, we have continued to wait for this to happen. 8 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. And those that he accepted, he also caused them to become great. Then we will also enjoy life in heaven like Christ does. 30 God had already chosen those people to be his children. 28 We know that God works to help those people who love him. https://www.facebook.com/BibleEasyEnglish/. However, here are some of the most loved verses. So you should not be like cowering, fearful slaves. The focus in these twelve verses is firmly on God rather than on us - yet the cumulative sense of the verses is one of enormous security for us. View Downloads. Angels cannot do that, nor can demons do that. Romans 8:1 begins with the word therefore, which indicates that the chapter is a continuation of a subject from Romans 7. He sent his own Son to become a person like us. Commentary on Romans 5:1-5 (Read Romans 5:1-5) A blessed change takes place in the sinner's state, when he becomes a true believer, whatever he has been. Romans 8:6-17 Your Debt to God's Spirit; EXPLORE THE BIBLE. "Guide," "speak," and "tell" show that God has chosen to persuade rather than force us. Salvation by faith in Christ is easy to understand, and it's within reach of anyone who wants it. 8. Life cannot do that. But your spirit lives because Christ has made you right with God. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The statement contained in this verse is why. Nothing that happens to us now, or that will happen in a future time can do that. 1 2 For the law of h the Spirit of life i has set you 2 free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. James Rosscup writes that "This was the great work in the life of the versatile Dean of Canterbury. Commentary for Romans 8 . Read Alford's fascinating brief biography and Phil Johnson's related comments. The Spirit-Led Are the Sons of God. Commentary on Romans 5:20,21 (Read Romans 5:20,21) By Christ and his righteousness, we have more and greater privileges than we lost by the offence of Adam. Adam Clarke's commentary points out that the phrase "whole creation" in Romans 8:22 is often used elsewhere is scripture to represent the Gentile nations. 11 God raised Jesus, to make him alive again after his death. (18-25) Their assistance from the Spirit in prayer. John Piper Apr 14, 2002 256 Shares 1 2 3 Next › Last » God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Desiring God. No matter how rose-colored our glasses are, there’s nothing good about cancer, sex trafficking, or death. The freedom of believers from condemnation. HENRY ALFORD (1810-1871) The New Testament for English Readers Romans Commentary Recommended. 36 As it says in the Bible: 37 Because God loves us, none of these troubles can ever beat us. [Study questions on the text have been added here.] An outcome of this production was the New Testament for English Readers (4 vols. Second, Romans 8:28 doesn't mean all things will be good. Footnotes. Useful Bible Studies > Romans Commentary > chapter 8. And now we can be right with God, if we live with God's Spirit as our guide. The foundation for Christian living. Romans 8:28-39 KJV Commentary. They will have peace inside themselves. 8. 7 If our weak human thoughts rule us, we become God's enemies. For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh, that the righteous requirement of the la… Romans 8:28-39 ESV Easy-Print Commentary. Related Content previous next. 12 Verse 23 Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies. 13 If you agree to live in that way, you will die. Life in the Spirit. What is “the power of God”? Apr 14, 2002. Romans 8 We can live by God's Spirit. Romans 8. But none of these things can stop Christ from loving us. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. BIBLE STUDY COMMENTARY ON ROMANS - CHAPTER 4 ... — ’If children, then heirs, heirs of God, and joint heirs with Christ,’ Romans 8:17; by which he teaches that they have not only a right to the good things that God confers, but that they have right in virtue of their adoption, and not of their works. He cries to God on our behalf in a way that nobody could say with words. Because of that, he called them to come to him. . Romans 7 contains a discussion on how the law has dominion over a person. But God's Spirit himself prays for us. Then it could hope for something better in a future time. 6:14, 18; 7:4 has set you # 8:2 Some manuscripts me free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. Romans 8:1-39.CONCLUSION OF THE WHOLE ARGUMENT--THE GLORIOUS COMPLETENESS OF THEM THAT ARE IN CHRIST JESUS. 29 God already had those people in his thoughts from the beginning. God will never say that they are guilty. Romans 8 Commentary by William Sanday; THEODORE EPP. Romans 8. And so, we wait for it patiently. ROMANS 8:9-11. Then we will not need to hope for it any more. It made you free from the law that brings sin and death. We are waiting for the time when God will finish his great work. Romans 8 - Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible . © MissionAssist 2020 3 The Law that God gave to Moses could not make us free like that. 22 We know that everything in the universe is still in great pain now. Romans 10:8. AN OVERVIEW. People like that do not want to obey God's laws. They should praise God. It is very easy to become defiled by lapsing back to old habits. Δέ] is not put for οὖν (Beza, Calvin, Koppe, and others; comp. ... Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. Nobody can say that, because Christ Jesus himself died on our behalf. 8 So now anyone who is in Christ Jesus is not judged guilty. We do not know how he appoints his special servants, the angels, to assist us (Matthew 18:10; Hebrews 1:14). Because we are weak, we do not know how we ought to pray. Romans 8. Nothing can stop God from loving us. Pastor John introduces a new series focused on Romans 8. Paul … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 8:1-11" Everything is clearer and brighter. Hide Footnotes. He can focus on reality. 31 So, because of all the things that God does for us, we can say this: If God is working on our behalf, nobody can really do anything against us. ). Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Many unsaved people call Jesus Lord, but he's not really their Lord. And God raised him so that he became alive again after his death. Life in Christ (cont.) What does “the righteousness of God” mean, how does the gospel reveal it, … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 1:1-17" Sixth Bible Class (Romans 8:1-39) III. (26,27) Their interest in the love of God. AN OVERVIEW This much beloved passage celebrates that God is always present and always willing to help in our hour of need (v. 9:8, 26; Deut. God himself has accepted us as right with him. The Gentiles, being brought into the church, are companions in patience and tribulation. Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. Read Alford's fascinating brief biography and Phil Johnson's related comments. Now Christ is sitting at God's right side in heaven. Paul’s gospel is not about fleeing life in the body in favor of existence on a spiritual … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 8:12-25" I consider myself to be a slave of *Christ Jesus. It did not choose to be like that. Commentary on Romans 8:10-17 (Read Romans 8:10-17) If the Spirit be in us, Christ is in us. Romans 8:28-39 (2016) English Standard Version. 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