For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it: and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it. —Isaiah 28:20 The Lord, … Continue Reading A Bed Too Short and a Blanket Too Small
What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law … Continue Reading The Law and Sin
Know ye not, brethren, (for I speak to them that know the law,) how that the law hath dominion over a man as long as he liveth? For the woman … Continue Reading Dead to the Law Also
What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid. Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his … Continue Reading Whom Do You Serve?
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but … Continue Reading Under Grace
For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection: Knowing this, that our old man is … Continue Reading Crucified and Risen With Christ
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? Know ye … Continue Reading Who Are You?
Imagine yourself employed in a factory. This factory is dark, the working conditions are terrible, the work is strenuous, and the pay…we will get to that later. The working hours … Continue Reading Whose Employee?
Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound: That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign … Continue Reading Abundant Sin, Overabundant Grace
Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification … Continue Reading Condemned in Adam, or Justified in Christ
We shall be saved by His life —Romans 5:10 Wonderful words! Wonderful words indeed! The death of our Lord Jesus Christ on the cruel cross of Calvary has reconciled us … Continue Reading In Christ Shall All Be Made Alive
Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned: (For until the law … Continue Reading In Adam All Die
Romans 5:9–11 — “Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to … Continue Reading Blessed Assurance
Romans 5:6–8 — “For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for … Continue Reading What Do You Bring to the Table?
“By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.” —Romans 5:2 Access by faith into this … Continue Reading Access By Faith
THUS, being justified by faith, we have peace with God. Remark here also the difference of Abraham’s faith and ours. He believed God could perform what He promised. We are … Continue Reading J. N. Darby on Romans 5:1–11