It means much the same to be a servant of Jesus Christ in our own day. ITS SUBJECT, because in the gospel His sovereign perfections and purposes towards men are manifested.(R. Haldane. But as faith was allowed to exercise its sovereign sway, there grew and deepened in the mind of the apostle an intense personal love and loyalty towards Christ. Consider what it meant for Paul that he became and lived a servant of Jesus Christ. (1) By birth He sprang from the seed of David (John 7:42). (d)Of peace (Ephesians 6:15). It is an office of the highest trust, it is to represent his Master. (2) The guilt and danger of neglecting it (Hebrews 12:25; 1 Thessalonians 4:8; Luke 10:16). — ITS SUBJECT, because in the gospel His sovereign perfections and purposes towards men are manifested.(R. The Jews occupied a quarter apart from the rest of the city. THE CHARACTER OF THE "SERVICE." ITS INSTRUMENTALITY. 1. 1. The nation did not indeed admit Gentiles on equal terms. Look at the fourth verse: "Declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead." Could we look up to God, or look into the faces of our fellow-men, and say, "Yes, I am a servant of Jesus Christ"? "The slave knoweth not what his lord doeth; but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of My Father, I have made known unto you.". 1. Scripture: Romans … And he begins in verse 1 with this most wonderful claim that sums up the Christian gospel: “There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” That is the whole of the Gospel summed up in … But the unbelieving world continues to challenge this fact. (b)Of the grace of God (Acts 20:24). How the various circumstances of his life fitted him for his great life-work! (3) The pardon of the Great Father offered to His prodigal sons. (3) God speaks in the gospel, therefore it must be heard with —(a)Earnestness;(b)Reverence;(c)Thankfulness.(d)Obedience.(T. 5-7). This dignity St. Paul participated in common with every other disciple; but, unlike many others, he had been called to the office of an apostle. All this process of training and development culminated when one day that Divine hand suddenly arrested his career on the way to Damascus. Robinson, D. D.)The gospel of GodR. The Gospel is not an appeal to do… — 2). The Text That Changed the World (Romans 1:16-17) To Rome With Love (Romans 1:1-7) When God Gives Up (Romans 1:24-32) What About Those Who Never Hear The Gospel? Haldane.God is —I. 2). (e)Glorious of the blessed God (1 Timothy 1:11). Does the Christian Gospel seem more palatable for a suburban context? It is the product of His wisdom and love (Ephesians 3:10; Titus 3:4). Like Jeremiah (Jeremiah 1:5), so, too, St. Paul was "separated from his mother's womb" (Galatians 1:15). III. Now the antagonist of such a principle is to walk by sight. ITS INTERPRETER, as He Himself hath declared it to men.III. ITS SUBJECT, because in the gospel His sovereign perfections and purposes towards men are manifested.(R. Read More, Volume 1 — Considering all of the suffering in the world, why doesn’t God bring ultimate fulfillment now? Scripture: Romans 2:1–5. (2) For all men — how wide. 3. It is certainly good news. Our Lord (Matthew 28:18; Romans 16:9; Philippians 2:9-11). 2. Some of the audience to whom Paul wrote may have … I am Thine. A servant of Jesus Christ. THIS OFFICIAL HONOUR REQUIRED A COMMISSION FROM THE LORD HIMSELF. (f)Everlasting (Revelation 14:6). In the apostles we find all gifts combined. Despite his great power given by the Holy Spirit, despite the authority given by Christ to preach the gospel to the Gentiles, and despite his extraordinary experiences, the apostle Paul ne… Romans 1:3-5, Christians are forgiven of sin so that we may follow our Savior. God is its Author and subject matter (John 3:16). — Hence —(1) Its excellence, preciousness, and authority; for the gospel of God must be —(a)True;(b)Important;(c)Full of authority. We want — and we feel that we want — a Redeemer. It is the product of His wisdom and love (Ephesians 3:10; Titus 3:4). (2) The guilt and danger of neglecting it (Hebrews 12:25; 1 Thessalonians 4:8; Luke 10:16). Romans 1:3-5, Why should a Christian feel sorry for their sin? — Its fruit and effect is "peace," which comprehends all gospel blessedness. (e)Glorious of the blessed God (1 Timothy 1:11). HIS GREAT THEME. His authority is indisputable, His love amazing, His character holy, His experience wonderful. (c)Of salvation (Ephesians 1:13). I. Entire submission of judgment to the revelation of Christ. II. Had he not seen him? "The slave knoweth not what his... 2. )LinksRomans 1:1 NIVRomans 1:1 NLTRomans 1:1 ESVRomans 1:1 NASBRomans 1:1 KJVRomans 1:1 Bible AppsRomans 1:1 ParallelRomans 1:1 Biblia ParalelaRomans 1:1 Chinese BibleRomans 1:1 French BibleRomans 1:1 German BibleRomans 1:1 CommentariesBible Hub, (c)Thankfulness.(d)Obedience.(T. A field of service will be sure to open to you, in due time, if you look for it. A DIVINE COMMISSIONS. (4) It is good news in respect to past, present, and future.2. But life will be truer, nobler, better, if we keep Him before us; the business mart may restrain his speculations when they pass the line of honesty, may spend his money for God; the young city clerk may subdue his passions, and teach in the Sunday school; the fashionable lady may bend the proud rules of social convention With a sweet dexterity, and do self-denying acts in real Christian love; the labouring man may work; the bedridden may endure; each with one thing in common some surrender; that is, some deepening love of heart, and stronger energy of will for love of Him who gave Himself for them, may learn in their several measures to be "slaves of Christ.". 2. Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) was a Welsh evangelical minister who preached and taught in the Reformed tradition. Romans 1:16-17, The Protestant Reformation erupted from Romans 1:16-17. )LinksRomans 1:1 NIVRomans 1:1 NLTRomans 1:1 ESVRomans 1:1 NASBRomans 1:1 KJVRomans 1:1 Bible AppsRomans 1:1 ParallelRomans 1:1 Biblia ParalelaRomans 1:1 Chinese BibleRomans 1:1 French BibleRomans 1:1 German BibleRomans 1:1 CommentariesBible Hub, (b)Reverence;(c)Thankfulness.(d)Obedience.(T. Gospel Transformation. God is its Author and subject matter (John 3:16). He changes not, "He loved you, and gave Himself for you." 1. Such is the Highest Master. Slavery? THE PERSONS ADDRESSED. ITS INTERPRETER, as He Himself hath declared it to men.III. In th… Repentance is this turning, and it is a command of God in Scripture (Acts 17:30). Haldane.God is —I. — "His Son Jesus Christ." In order to estimate the full force of the apostle's statement, it ought to he remembered that men — the Jewish rulers — had denounced Him as a blasphemer (John 19:7; John 5:18; John 10:33). Paul, a missionary himself, shows what it is like to have a heart for missions. Well, to anything or anyone who is in any measure really deserving; to your Church, Queen, country, to a great tradition, to a hallowed memory — loyalty to these leads to the higher. Born and brought up in Tarsus, he there became a Roman citizen, thus receiving civil rights and privileges which were of great service to him afterwards in his mission. Success, money, greed satisfied, and the dark heart, the narrow brain. The twelve had been chosen by the Master during the days of His flesh, and had companied with Him during His earthly ministry (Acts 1:21). EXEGESIS: ROMANS 1:1-7. II. In looking at this passage I found five questions that we can ask that will help us determine if we too have a mindset for missions. It is a distinct call. 2. VII. If he ever did, it would have been the time a rich young man came to follow Jesus. (3) His relationship to God, as proved by His resurrection (ver. He realized the power of the gospel. Of God. II. The gospel is great because of —, 1. (f)Everlasting (Revelation 14:6). ", 4. Hence —(1) Its excellence, preciousness, and authority; for the gospel of God must be —(a)True;(b)Important;(c)Full of authority. Many an earthly servant may sometimes have wished, "O that my master or mistress knew what service is!" - C.H.I. )LinksRomans 1:1 NIVRomans 1:1 NLTRomans 1:1 ESVRomans 1:1 NASBRomans 1:1 KJVRomans 1:1 Bible AppsRomans 1:1 ParallelRomans 1:1 Biblia ParalelaRomans 1:1 Chinese BibleRomans 1:1 French BibleRomans 1:1 German BibleRomans 1:1 CommentariesBible Hub, (b)Of the grace of God (Acts 20:24). (f)Everlasting (Revelation 14:6). Certainly it means some pain, some shame. ITS INTERPRETER, as He Himself hath declared it to men.III. As Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones proclaims in this sermon, a life built on the Word of God and growing in sound doctrine is spared from the storms and threats that will devasta… Scripture: Romans 1:28–32. Why should Christians should turn from sin and follow Jesus? Hopefully these sermon notes will help the spread of the gospel of Jesus Christ! It is not such as anyone may say that he has it. Now these things, proposed to faith not only bring to us the tidings of peace and of new life in Christ, but they propose to us a course of life to be pursued. Haldane.God is —I. "Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ" (ver. ", 1. What has been wrong in it, He cancels: what is good, He accepts, when He has made it — by what He adds to it — acceptable to Himself. 3. There also he came in contact with Greek civilization and culture - an acquaintance useful to him afterwards at Athens and at Corinth. )LinksRomans 1:1 NIVRomans 1:1 NLTRomans 1:1 ESVRomans 1:1 NASBRomans 1:1 KJVRomans 1:1 Bible AppsRomans 1:1 ParallelRomans 1:1 Biblia ParalelaRomans 1:1 Chinese BibleRomans 1:1 French BibleRomans 1:1 German BibleRomans 1:1 CommentariesBible Hub. Could he ever forget it? Three things sustained him as he trod that lonely path of service and suffering. If a person desires to carry on his business upon Christian principles — and directly or indirectly to honour Christ in the world — that man is "a servant of the Lord Jesus Christ." Robinson, D. D.)The gospel of GodR. And then think of the man who thus voluntarily places himself in the ranks of the conquered. On his first appearance in history who would ever have thought of finding his name associated with such a designation? The Gentiles had never grasped the truth of the universal brotherhood of man; while the Hebrews, though very strictly separated from all others, not only possessed the thought, but were preparing the way for a reign of grace in which all the nations should be blessed. III. They required that these should assume the yoke of the Mosaic law. Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones presses us toward the Old Testamen… Their testimony was the standard of truth; and their authority, as the plenipotentiaries of their exalted Lord, was without appeal (John 17:18). IV. 3. A gospel which had been foretold by such men as Moses, David, Isaiah, Daniel, and in such a way, is indeed a great gospel. Haldane. Haldane. Henceforth he directed his course by the visual efficacy of a fresher and fuller spiritual sense directed upon the reality of the unseen world. A great love had overmastered Paul, and a faithful response was given. 3. Such was the character, such were the life and work of St. Paul. Romans 1:1-7. In every enumeration of them this stands first (Ephesians 4:8-11; 1 Corinthians 12:28). You serve "the King of kings and Lord of lords"; but you serve One who was once a servant. If a man humble himself for Christ's sake, then that man is Christ-like in His service, and he is a "servant" indeed. Robinson, D. D.)The gospel of GodR. And we must then go forth in the conviction that men need Christ, and that he will save them if they come to him. To be a "slave of Jesus Christ" we must deliberately choose our Master. The man who lives by the principle of "sight" may be respectable; but one thing he is not doing, viz., seeking to guide his course and govern his actions by habitual reference to an unseen, a loving Friend; he has in no way staked his all upon the promise, and committed his destiny to the keeping of "the Son of God. IV. "A called apostle" means one who had not assumed the office of his own will, but in virtue of an express call, at once authoritative and effectual, from the Lord; for while the call included the sanction of authority, it included also that Divine operation upon the mind by which he was at once inclined and fitted for the office. The daughter whom every day her father, mother, brothers, sisters, and servants, rise up to bless, and who, as she has opportunity, goes out to the poor, and the sick, and the schools about her, she is a truer "servant of Christ" than the daughter who shuts herself up into the one narrower sphere of her own selection. Robinson, D. D.)The gospel of GodR. You are placed in close communication with your Master, He tells you His secrets. — The method of its fore announcement (ver. Romans 1:7-15, Perhaps the pastoral question most often asked by the Christian church concerns the will of God. Haldane.God is —I. You may not meet with bodily suffering as a consequence of your faithfulness to Jesus. The Greek girl — in a beautiful romance — lay in the depth of the African dungeon; she had longed for the azure skies of Attica, she had pined for the free breezes of the fresh AEgean, but they found her radiant with joy in her darkness and solitude, and the only account she gave of that strange completeness of revolutionised nature was this, "My Love was crucified. Henceforth there was a new meaning and a new purpose in his life. His principal ministry was at Westminster Chapel, in central London, from 1939-1968, where he delivered multi-year expositions on books of the bible such as Romans, Ephesians and the Gospel of John. To waken to that great truth to which Paul wakened — "loved me, gave Himself for me" — is to become the willing, loving slave of the Redeemer. We may therefore rest assured that to no mere man, however exalted, would St. Paul have willingly subscribed himself a slave. 7. Heart and conscience and intellect told him it was Divine. Haldane. (Romans 1:18-20) A Forgotten Doctrine: The Wrath of God (Romans 1:18-20) Nightmare on Main Street (Romans 1:21-23) How God Revealed the Ingratitude of My Own Heart (Romans 1) (3) God speaks in the gospel, therefore it must be heard with —(a)Earnestness;(b)Reverence;(c)Thankfulness.(d)Obedience.(T. Of God. (2) Devotion. ITS AUTHOR, as He has purposed it in His eternal decrees.II. (2)Foretold by Isaiah under this term (Isaiah 52:7; Romans 10:15). Practically, what you have to do, is to accept whatever work the providence of God may give you. Paul, once called Saul, of Tarsus, a citizen of no mean city, a Benjamite, of pure Hebrew extraction, well trained in a knowledge of the Scriptures, a free citizen of the Roman empire, acquainted with the literature of Greece, by nature endowed with great force of intellect, passion, and resoluteness, of bold and ambitious spirit, a Pharisee of the austerest type, zealous for the law, and hating its enemies, real or supposed. It was His own delineation of His work — "a Servant.". Read More, Volume 1 — – Romans 1:1-7, 14-17. While salvation is completely by grace through fait… The search for acceptance can be seen in all kinds of behavior. Romans 1:2, In what way is the Gospel connected with the Old Testament? You serve "the King of kings and Lord of lords"; but you serve One who was once a servant. And in all that was requisite, he was "not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles" (2 Corinthians 6:5; 2 Corinthians 12:12). Throughout history, mankind has searched for salvation in any way other than Jesus. One, the Highest, had thought of him, even him. BUT PAUL SERVED CHRIST IN A SPECIAL CAPACITY. That is what you have. ", 1. In this sermon, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones displays the apostle Paul’s love for… Accept me, fit me, teach me, use me, as Thou wilt. Not in any sense as a mere machine, but Christ's with all the persuasion and conviction of his mind, with all the love of his heart - separated by his own voluntary act, as he had already been separated by God's purpose, unto the gospel of God. Some of the audience to whom Paul wrote may have been ashamed and discouraged in… And where the gospel comes with its message of mercy and of love, the result is peace - peace in the conscience, peace in the home, peace in the nation. "Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy Scriptures" (ver. #3020 What is dearer, what more beautiful than family life? (3) Think what it is for us Christians to have the vision of the highest truth before us, and to fail in loyalty! (3) God speaks in the gospel, therefore it must be heard with —(a)Earnestness;(b)Reverence;(c)Thankfulness.(d)Obedience.(T. But it was not there that it became real. #3005 Not as a slave, but as a devoted servant. II. 2. He realized the power of the gospel. WHAT IS MY DESIRE? The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. The letter was written in 58. To turn to the Lord in faith is to turn away from trust in oneself and in one’s own righteousness. By this nature He was God's coeternal Son. THE OBJECT, EXTENT, AND RESULT OF HIS COMMISSION. THE SECRET SPRING OF SUCH AN ATTITUDE OF MIND. No one can receive the gift of salvation without submitting their life to Christ any more than they can both skydive from an airplane and resist the laws of gravity. 5). 1). Dr Lloyd-Jones’s hope for these sermons on the book of Romans was that they will ‘not only help Christian people to understand more clearly the great doctrines of our Faith, but that they will also fill them with a joy “unspeakable and full of glory” and bring them into a condition in which they will be “Lost in wonder, love, and praise”’. 4. Every week we start by saying we are tracing out the storyline of the Bible, because the Bible is not so much a series of disconnected, individual stories, each with a little lesson or moral telling us how to live. Others suggest he became the Son of God at his resurrection. (Luke 2:52). It is the generous spirit that is the brave spirit; because where it is there is loyalty. Unknown to himself, the Divine hand had been moulding his character, drawing out and developing his gifts, from his childhood up. Jesus was thus anointed when, after His baptism, "the heavens were opened, and the Spirit of God descended like a dove, and lighted upon Him," being given to Him "without measure," and consecrating Him to His official work. (2) The guilt and danger of neglecting it (Hebrews 12:25; 1 Thessalonians 4:8; Luke 10:16). (2) The guilt and danger of neglecting it (Hebrews 12:25; 1 Thessalonians 4:8; Luke 10:16). He had not only been called, but specially "separated unto the gospel of God." He went forth as a messenger for Christ, believing that he had been separated unto the gospel of God. God is its Author and subject matter (John 3:16). Conclusion: What Paul did that we Christians must do. And all along the sweet feeling of the servant is, "My Master is pleased with me and my poor service. This is one of the great secrets of successful work for Christ still. (f)Everlasting (Revelation 14:6). (4) It is good news in respect to past, present, and future.2. He saw the unseen hand. Sign up to receive regular emails from MLJ Trust, Questions? In religion, the vulgar were besotted polytheists and the philosophers avowed atheists. It points to a large and loving recognition of all who name the Holy Name. #3018 Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. — Such was the character, such were the life and work of St. Paul. Romans 1:1, What is the Gospel? After those days of outward blindness, but inward questioning and growing spiritual vision, the scales fell from his eyes indeed. Read More, Volume 1 — The Lord Jesus Christ (ver. "Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ." We'll be kind of getting a little bit of an overview tonight, I trust, so you'll need to be looking at the book. 2. Hence —(1) Its excellence, preciousness, and authority; for the gospel of God must be —(a)True;(b)Important;(c)Full of authority. Haldane.God is —I. God save you from the cynical spirit. Henceforth life was changed. 4). He had taken one view of life, and it was the wrong one. It is then that Jesus Christ is precious. It meant to him loss of worldly prospects. - C.H.I. What is your line in life? "An educated ministry is desirable," said the late Dr. Cooke, of Belfast, "but a converted ministry is indispensable." ITS AUTHOR, as He has purposed it in His eternal decrees.II. They argue salvation is by grace, therefore obedience is not necessary. Scripture: Romans 1 . And all I am doing, it is practice for a far higher and better service.". "The gospel of God." "(3) To have constantly before the mind an unblemished ideal, and that with the knowledge that all life, happiness, and power are proportioned to our approach to that ideal; and, further, to have learned that abundant help is offered to essay the task, this must indeed have a powerful effect on character. This was the form of service he rendered to his Master. (c)Of salvation (Ephesians 1:13). At the commencement of their Epistles, Paul, James, Peter, and Jude, use, indiscriminately, the expressions — "servant of God," and "servant of Christ," as if they were synonymous. for his name’s sake. ITS SUBJECT, because in the gospel His sovereign perfections and purposes towards men are manifested.(R. 1. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the … How firm is your foundation? He is considered by many evangelical leaders today to be an authority on biblical truth and the sufficiency of Scripture. You are placed in close communication with your Master, He tells you His secrets. (f)Everlasting (Revelation 14:6). Grace and peace come from God the Father, and God the Son. And in every case each apostle places it first as his highest title — above his apostleship. Romans 1:2, Do you struggle with waiting on God’s timing? Hence —(1) Its excellence, preciousness, and authority; for the gospel of God must be —, (a)True;(b)Important;(c)Full of authority. ITS INTERPRETER, as He Himself hath declared it to men.III. 2. God is the Author, the Substance, and the End of this good news to men. It is —(1) The plan of the Creator for renewing His spiritual creation. Haldane.God is —I. ", 2. As the flip side of repentance, faith … Haldane. 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