Romans 2.13

(For not the hearers of the law [are] just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified. This is a verse that without paying careful attention to context and to systematic theology is one that you could easily take to mean the exact opposite of what Paul actually means. Paul is talkingContinue reading “Romans 2.13”

Romans 2.12

12For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law; Ever been asked what about the lost who never heard the gospel?  Ever wondered what will happen to them? This short verse tells us four wonderful truthsContinue reading “Romans 2.12”

Romans 2.11

For there is no respect of persons with God. (KJV) For God does not show favoritism. (NIV) For God does not show favoritism. (NLT) Here is a great memory verse. Firstly, it is only six words long in the NIV and NLT – anyone can put this verse in their brain and make it stayContinue reading “Romans 2.11”

Romans 2.10

Romans 2.10 but glory, honor and peace for everyone who does good: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. Do you want to know what heaven will be like? Do you want to know how good it is going to be? Firstly, as a Christian the Lord has removed your sins from you asContinue reading “Romans 2.10”

Romans 2.8-9

8But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, 9Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile; There are people in this world who do not receive Jesus Christ and His righteousness. They giveContinue reading “Romans 2.8-9”

Romans 2.7

To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: This verse continues the theme that was introduced in the previous verse: we will be rewarded for our actions. This is an important truth and must be explored and investigated. Yesterday we made it clear that inContinue reading “Romans 2.7”

Romans 2.6

Romans 2.6 Who will render to every man according to his deeds: This is possibly one of the most ignored truths and yet is one of the most important teachings in the whole of the Bible, and I would never say such a thing lightly. The NIV says ‘God “will give to each person accordingContinue reading “Romans 2.6”

Romans 2.5

5But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God; When you are religious you think that your behaviour is all that counts before God. If you behave well, God loves you, if you misbehave God hates you. As weContinue reading “Romans 2.5”

Romans 2.4

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance? Paul is talking still about religious people: about people who come to God on the basis of what they have done, not on the basis of what He has done. Religion ruinsContinue reading “Romans 2.4”

Romans 2.2-3

But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things. And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them which do such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God? Religious people often think that they are immune from laws thatContinue reading “Romans 2.2-3”