Romans 2:5

Romans 2:5 NASB “But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgement of God,” God has offered His kindness and mercy to those who would repent. But Paul, in an urgency to wake his readers from spiritual lethargy, […]

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Romans 2:4

Romans 2:4 NASB “Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?” This question that Paul phrases is a response to his earlier examination of passing judgement onto others and falling under God’s judgement. He’s been asking his […]

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Romans 2:3

Romans 2:3 NASB “But do you suppose this, O man, when you pass judgement on those who practice such things and do the same yourself, that you will escape the judgement of God?” And the Apostle Paul hits the hammer on the nail. He forces the reader to deal with the previous two verses in […]

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Romans 2:2

Romans 2:2 NASB “And we know that the judgement of God rightly falls upon those who practice such things.” The reader is first confronted with the fact they were caught with their hand in the cookie jar. They’ve condemned and judged others for the very things they practiced themselves. They’ve emulated a religious spirit that […]

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Romans 2:1

Romans 2:1 NASB “Therefore you have no excuse, everyone of you who passes judgement, for in that which you judge another, you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.” Paul takes a shift from attacking the sins of the Gentiles and uses a diatribe style of communicating his next point. He is […]

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Romans 1:32

Romans 1:32 NASB “and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.” It’s interesting that Paul has continually reminded his readers that they knew the righteousness of God. They know […]

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Romans 1:29-31

Romans 1:29-31 NASB “being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,(30)slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,(31)without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful;” Looking at this list, it packs a heavy punch to the conscience. This list though not completely exhaustive […]

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