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Romans 10:1

Romans 10:1

Paul dedicated three whole chapters to set-out, in sequential order, God's programme for Israel. Chapter 9 reminds us of Israel's past history; their tremendous privileges and precious promises, while chapter 11 rejoices in their election by grace, their future hope and eventual salvation.

Here, in chapter 10, Paul outlines the state of the nation, during the present Church dispensation. It summarises Israel's stumbling and read more...

Romans 10:4

Romans 10:4

The Jews had a zeal for the Lord, and a passion for the Law, for they desired to be righteous in their own eyes, but a righteousness that differed entirely from the perfect, godly righteousness that the Lord desires of His children.

The purpose of the Law was to reveal unrighteousness and to bring a sinner to repentance before a holy God, but the Word of God identifies two types of righteousness - one that stems from a read more...

Romans 10:9

Romans 10:9

For three whole chapters Paul gives a lengthy but beautiful discourse on the gospel and its relationship to Israel. He recounts Israel's past history in chapter 9. He describes Israel's future hope in chapter 11 and he explains their present condition in chapter 10. For some reason certain people consider that because of her apostasy God has terminated His promises to Israel - but that is not so. Paul's decisive response to this is, may it never be read more...

Romans 10:10

Romans 10:10

Paul points out that it is with the heart that a person believes unto righteousness. Salvation is not merely based on a whim, an intellectual exercise or the acquisition of some factual head-knowledge. Salvation must rest on a genuine, bona fide heart-faith in God, and His Son, Jesus Christ, Who was sent by the Father be the sacrifice for the sin of the whole world. 'Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved', Paul told the Philippian jailer, for read more...

Romans 10:13

Romans 10:13

This beautiful truth nestles in the midst of the section in Romans where Paul expresses his deep desire that all his fellow Israelites, who had not accepted Jesus of Nazareth as their Messiah, would come to saving faith in the Him - as the Messiah of Israel and the Saviour of the world.

Paul recognized Israel's zeal for the Lord and yet also pointed out that they based their righteousness on 'doing' the works of the Law rather read more...

Romans 10:14

Romans 10:14

Perhaps one of the most beautiful, yet simple, universal declarations of the good news of the gospel of grace, is found in the book of Joel.. that whoever will call on the name of the Lord, will be delivered.

Originally this was a proclamation to the nation of Israel in the Old Testament, which was reiterated to the men of Israel, in the book of Acts.. following Christ's resurrection from the dead. And then this good read more...

Romans 10:16

Romans 10:16

The most meticulous and thorough presentation of the glorious Gospel of Christ is found in the book of Romans. It also details man's depravity, humanities estrangement from God and man's reconciliation back to God. The book of Romans could be called the seedbed for all Christian doctrine.. giving systematic, step-by-step teaching of the fundamentals of our faith.

Paul pounds home the truth that God's gracious offer of read more...

Romans 10:17

Romans 10:17

The good tidings of great joy that ignite faith in the man or woman who is dead in their sins and at enmity with their Creator is peace with God and reconciliation with our heavenly Father through the blood of Jesus Christ, which cleanses us from all sin - but faith comes by hearing, and hearing through the message of Christ - the incarnate Word of God.

Throughout the centuries this call to peace with God had been read more...

Romans 10:19

Romans 10:19

The book of Romans guides us step by step through the innate depravity of sinful man, and our great need of a Saviour. He talks of God's gracious offer of salvation and walks us through the treasures of justification and sanctification, election and adoption.. and he opens up the wonderful identification truths where Christ's resurrected life is imparted to us.. and we are positioned in Him. Paul then goes on to explain that in Christ we are dead to sin and read more...