Don’t Let Problems Drown Us

Romans 8:18 (part 2) Don’t Let Problems Drown Us Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 8:18a (Holman) For I consider… Paul was a very reasonable, logical person. He calculated matters, pondered realities, and made proper deductions. He was careful in the assessments...

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...

Christianity Sees Three Worlds

Romans 8:18 (part 1) Christianity Sees Three Worlds Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall The truth of this verse was hammered out on the anvil of experience in Paul’s life. He knew what he was talking about. Paul had learned the meaning of suffering. He had been in prison...

A Truth Too Precious to Forfeit

Romans 8:28a-e A Truth Too Precious to Forfeit Prepared by Dr. John Marshall “We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose” (Romans 8:28). With beauty and ease, Paul expressed one of the most...

Nature Awaits the Second Coming

Romans 8:19-21 Nature Awaits the Second Coming Prepared by Dr. John Marshall Romans 8:19 (Holman) For the creation eagerly waits with anticipation for God’s sons to be revealed. This refers to Nature, the non-human world around us. The glory to be revealed in us is so...

Rockefellers and WaltonsPrepared by Dr. John E. Marshall

Romans 8:17 Rockefellers and WaltonsPrepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Romans 8:17a (Holman) . . . and if children, also heirs . . . An heir is anyone who possesses a natural or legal right to the inheritance of another. Heirs usually do not fare very well. Few strike...