The Pastor’s Desk

AGAINST HOPE BELIEVED IN HOPE

Rom 4:18-21  “Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be. And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara's … Continue reading AGAINST HOPE BELIEVED IN HOPE

IT IS OF FAITH THAT IT MIGHT BE BY GRACE

Rom 4:14-17  “For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect: Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression. Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to … Continue reading IT IS OF FAITH THAT IT MIGHT BE BY GRACE

THAT RIGHTEOUSNESS MIGHT BE IMPUTED

Rom 4:11-13  “And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also: And the father of circumcision to them who are … Continue reading THAT RIGHTEOUSNESS MIGHT BE IMPUTED

BLESSED IS THE MAN

Rom 4:8-10  “Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin. Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness. How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.” … Continue reading BLESSED IS THE MAN

TO HIM THAT WORKETH NOT

Rom 4:4-7  “Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works, Saying, Blessed are they … Continue reading TO HIM THAT WORKETH NOT

FOR WHAT SAITH THE SCRIPTURE

Rom 4:1-3  “What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found? For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God. For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.” Many of us are glad for our … Continue reading FOR WHAT SAITH THE SCRIPTURE

BOASTING IS EXCLUDED

Rom 3:27-31  “Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith. Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law. Is he the God of the Jews only? is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also: Seeing … Continue reading BOASTING IS EXCLUDED

ALL HAVE SINNED AND COME SHORT

Rom 3:23-26  “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance … Continue reading ALL HAVE SINNED AND COME SHORT

THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD IS MANIFESTED

Rom 3:19-22  “Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God. Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law … Continue reading THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD IS MANIFESTED

NO FEAR OF GOD

Rom 3:13-18  “Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: Their feet are swift to shed blood: Destruction and misery are in their ways: And the way of peace have they not known: There is no fear of … Continue reading NO FEAR OF GOD