The Unwanted Freedom

The Unwanted Freedom Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 620 For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness. This is a classic definition of lostness. The only freedom unbelievers have is freedom from righteousness. They give God no mastery...

Jesus Is Our Prototype

Jesus Is Our Prototype Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 617c . . .that form of doctrine which was delivered you. Believers express their obedience to God by adhering to a body of teachings (doctrine). The doctrines of Christ are to dictate our belief and...

Gods Moral Constitution

Gods Moral Constitution Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 622 (Holman) But now, since you have been liberated from sin and become enslaved to God, you have your fruit, which results in sanctificationand the end is eternal life Verse 21 was a humiliating expose...

Living Under Grace

Living Under Grace Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 614 For sin shall not have dominion over you for ye are not under the law, but under grace. All believers live under grace. The Holy Spirit, undeserved by us, has been placed in our hearts. As a result, we...

Control Your Body

Control Your Body Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 612a Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, Believers are united with Christ, and must live accordingly. Our renewed spirits should control our bodies. This victory happens neither quickly or easily....

Our Sin Debt Is Paid

Our Sin Debt Is Paid Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Paul has been emphasizing the fact a new believer dies to sin at conversion. This means its dictatorial tyranny over us is broken. Henceforth, it can only taunt and tempt us. The verses of our text continue this...