Our Sin Nature Is Not Dead

Romans 7:14-17 Our Sin Nature Is Not Dead Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 7:14 “For we know that the Law is spiritual; but I am carnal, sold under sin.” The Law comes from God, who is Spirit, and requires spiritual power to obey, but Paul knew he was, in and...

Law Offers No Remedy

Law Offers No Remedy Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 76b . . .that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter. Because we have a new husband, we should expect to live in a new way. Certain adjustments are essential. Newness of...

We Are Weak. God Is Strong

Romans 7:18-23a We Are Weak. God Is Strong Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 7:18a For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. Human nature, on its own, has inadequate power to resist sin. Paul, a man of spiritual maturity, had learned what...

Sin’s True Colors

Romans 7:13 Sin’s True Colors Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Verse 13a: “Was then that which is good made death unto me? God forbid.” Can God’s good Law be charged with causing our spiritual death? Can sinners blame it for their lostness? Absolutely not! Law does...

Gods Law Made Paul Die

Gods Law Made Paul Die Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 78b-9a For without the Law sin was dead. For I was alive without the Law once. Paul illustrated from his life the utter impotence of Law to deliver from evil. For a time in Pauls life, sin was dead. This...

Dead To The Law

Dead To The Law Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Chapter 6 taught us a blessed truth believers are dead to sin. It can no longer force us to do evil. Its tyranny over us is broken. It can only harass us. Power is available to any believer to overcome any sin,...