Palm Reading and Crystal Balls

Romans 8:38-39 Palm Reading and Crystal Balls Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Spurgeon, seeing “God is love” written on a weather vane, told its owner he felt those words were inappropriate to have on such a changeable thing. The man said Spurgeon had misread the...

God Did Not Leave Us Stranded

Romans 8:2-4 God Did Not Leave Us Stranded Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 8:2 (Holman) . . .because the Spirit’s law of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. This verse tells us why “no condemnation now exists for those in...

Once Saved. Never Lost.

Romans 8:1 Once Saved. Never Lost. Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall D.L. Moody said he would rather live in Romans 8 than anywhere else on earth. This chapter is one of the pinnacles of Scripture. “If the Bible were a ring, and Romans a precious stone, chapter 8...

Opposite Mind-sets

Romans 8:5 Opposite Mind-sets Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall In God’s eyes, the world has only two kinds of people: those controlled by their own evil nature, and those controlled by the Holy Spirit. Our text says these two groups have mind-sets completely...

Assurance Must Be Consciously Received

Romans 8:16, Part 2 Assurance Must Be Consciously Received Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 8:16 (Holman) The Spirit Himself testifies together with our spirit that we are God’s children. The former sermon noted two vital lessons. One, God wants His children to...

We Can Please GodPrepared by Dr. John E. Marshall

Romans 8:8–9b We Can Please GodPrepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 8:8 (Holman) Those whose lives are in the flesh are unable to please God. “In the flesh” refers to those who abide in a state where unrenewed human nature rules. It describes people who...