But verse 28 says, God works all those things together for your good if you love him. For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He will say it yet another way. Here are John Piper's comments: Verse 35 says that there will be tribulation and distress and persecution and sword. John Piper writes, "Verse 1 is a declaration of no condemnation. We should not be like the world if these things are so. Questions and answers with John Piper. Here are John Piper’s comments: Verse 35 says that there will be tribulation and distress and persecution and sword. Vern S Poythress. Romans 8. But he designs good where the adversary designs evil (Genesis 50:20; 45:7). Romans 8:36. What an impact this should have on our lives! COMMENTARY ON ROMANS 8:28-39. But to the follower of Jesus, the Lord says, “The gentiles seek all these things. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! 28 And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. The Bible makes it clear that we are justified not by our works, not by our efforts, not by our deeds, but by faith–and by faith alone. For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh, that the righteous requirement of the la… It is the message of who Jesus is and what He did. No. Dec 9, 2001. Questions and answers with John Piper. Presented here is a verse by verse exposition of the New Testament. Romans 8 is such a beautiful, wonderful passage of promise and hope. John G Reisinger. He’s a kind of wishy-washy deity, who just waves a wand of forgiveness over everybody. And if they finally work for your good, the designs of the adversary are thwarted and his aim to be against you is turned into a Christ-exalting, soul-sanctifying, faith-deepening, painful benefit. ... What Does It Mean to Fulfill the Law in Romans 8:3–4? Dennis Prutow. Juli Camarin also has a verse by verse commentary on Romans 8 that you might find helpful. Verse 36 says that Christians are being killed all day long, they are counted like sheep to be slaughtered. If God be for us - Be on outside, or is our friend, as he has shown himself to be by adopting us Romans 8:15, by granting to us his Spirit Romans 8:16-17, Romans 8:26-27, and by his gracious purpose to save us, Romans 8:29-30). John Piper Dec 9, 2001 491 Shares Look at the Book. What will the apostle Paul add to that? For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death. This opens in a new window. Articles Sermons Topics Books Podcasts Filter Resources By Ask Pastor John. The Greek verb οἶδα (oida), translated as “we know,” is a perfect active indicative form of the verb, meaning “to observe and therefore perceive.” So valuable was that sacrifice that God pronounced it valuable by raising Him from the dead–so that Christ died for us, He was raised for our justification. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (Romans: The Righteous Judgment of God [Zondervan], p. 174) says that many say they are not only the most difficult verses in Romans, but also in the whole of Scripture! And at the end of my life, I’m going to stand before a just and holy God, and I’ll be judged. All the saints make up one body in Christ, who is the Head of the body, and the common Centre of their unity. John Piper Dec 9, 2001 491 Shares Sermon. This is unfortunate, since his works contain priceless gems of information that are found nowhere except in the ancient writings of the Jews. b. The things that are against you he designs to be for you. Look at the Book. You seek the kingdom first” (see Matthew 6:32-33). You may download bookmarks to place in your Bible, (see "Getting Started") or you may read the passages here online. The good news of the gospel is that Jesus lived a life of perfect righteousness, of perfect obedience to God, not for His own well being but for His people. Romans 8:15 assigns the ground for Romans 8:14 in application to the readers. Assessing Ourselves With Our God-Assigned Measure of Faith, Part 1. Verse 36 says that Christians are being killed all day long,… Dr Harry L Reeder III. Drop at verse 28"There is no greater message to be heard than that which we call the gospel. Chapter 8 The apostle, having fully explained the doctrine of justification, and pressed the necessity of sanctification, in this chapter applies himself to the consolation of the Lord’s people. For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh: The law can do many things. And it also has a subjective dimension. The hard to the easy. For God to forgive you is a very costly matter. In the spiritual body, some are fitted for and called to one sort of work; others for another sort of work. Daily devotional with John Piper. See box below. He’s steering us through the storms of life toward home, toward a safe haven. To read or listen to the rest of the sermon, click here: WELCOME to an online resource for reading the Bible through in a year...and getting to know GOD in the process! Ministers are helpers of the joy of the saints. ... Scripture: Romans 12:1–8. Scripture: Romans 8:3–4. Aug 29, 2004. Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. It can guide us, teach us, and tell us about God’s character. Piper Comments: My prayer and my longing is that the structure of truth – the vision of reality – in this book would become the structure of your mind and your vision of reality. Jun 14, 1998. But as important as that is, it is often given to massive distortions or over simplifications. S Lance Quinn. So stand before your adversary and speak the gospel, whether in Kankan, Guinea, or Istanbul, Turkey, or Tentara, Indonesia, or Minneapolis, Minnesota. Romans 8:2 tells us we are free from the power of sin. From the almost insurmountable obstacle to the easily surmountable obstacle. John Piper Jun 7, 1998 384 Shares Sermon. In ch. Nathan Pitchford. For ye received not, when the Holy Spirit was communicated to you, a spirit of bondage, that is, a spirit such as is the regulating power in the state of slavery. Subscribe to have posts delivered to your email. David Powlison. Thomas Reade. Here, as in Romans 5:12, seq., sin is personified as a power, antagonistic to the Law of God, that has been introduced into the world of man, causing death. Each day of the year, there will be 4 Bible passage posts....one for each assigned reading for the day. no condemnation: to them which are in Christ Jesus--As Christ, who \"knew no sin,\" was, to all legal effects, \"made sin for us,\" so are we, who believe in Him, to all legal effects, \"made the righteousness of God in Him\" ( 2 Corinthians 5:21 ); and thus, one with Him in the divine reckoning. Twelve Theses. This was addressed to the slander that Jesus' witness of himself was to be rejected. shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? So what does he mean, “Who can be against us?” I think he means no one can be successfully against us. Romans 8 is such a beautiful, wonderful passage of promise and hope. First, he spends a couple minutes helping you make the most of Look at the Book. But this is no mere legal arrangement: it is a union in life; believers, through the indwelling of Christ's Spirit in them, having one lif… Romans 8:28, Part 1. John Piper devoted an entire sermon on these verses to answer the question, “Why God Inspired Hard Texts” (on … Romans /. John Piper Reciting Romans 5:1-8 and Romans 8 from Memory In the video below, Pastor John Piper recites two of the most glorious passages in all of Scripture (Romans 5:1-8 and Romans 8) from memory. Since he did not spare his own Son – that’s the great thing, the hard thing, the insurmountable obstacle to our salvation – delivering over his Son to torture and scorn and sin-bearing death. John Piper explains the relationship between Romans 8:3 and Romans 8:4 reminding us that… The word “condemned” in Romans 8:3 recalls the words from Romans 8:1, “There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Click on the image below for the link. 12:3-8 Pride is a sin in us by nature; we need to be cautioned and armed against it. I called this one time, “The Solid Logic of Heaven.” It’s an argument from the greater to the lesser. The solid logic of heaven. Paul said that. These are believers, God's true children, because the Holy Spirit by Whom they were born (John 3:3-5), now indwells all of them (Ro 8:9- note ). The only way you can receive the benefit of Christ’s life and death is by [turning from your sin and] putting your trust in Him–and in Him alone. Scripture: Romans 1:16. Knowing God through His Word … Day by Day, Read the Bible Through in a YEAR….Getting Started, Welcome to Knowing God through His Word…Day by Day, John Piper on Romans 8: The Solid Logic of Heaven, Ryle: To hide our talent is to neglect opportunities of glorifying God, Christ Our Refuge-high as the heavens, wide as infinity, lasting as the endless day, D. A. Carson: Never more than a generation or two from apostasy and oblivion, J.C. Ryle: Secret remedy in troubled times. He will say it in a way now in verse 32 that not only promises no successful adversaries, but also promises total, overflowing, never-ending generosity from God; and all that on the rock-solid basis in the death of his Son for sinners. Daily devotional with John Piper. - But sin, taking occasion, through the commandment wrought in me all manner of concupiscence (or, of lust): for without (or, apart from) law sin is dead. You do that, you’re declared just by God, you’re adopted into His family, you’re forgiven of all of your sins, and you have begun your pilgrimage for eternity.\" From Ligonier MinistriesRecitation by John Piper, Music by Two Steps From Hell Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. By Dr. Leighton Flowers. 40:1. Romans 8:35. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? ... What Does It Mean to Fulfill the Law in Romans 8:3–4? And He takes care to order all the events of our lives right now to speed us on our way there. Articles Sermons Topics Books Podcasts Filter Resources By Ask Pastor John. Romans 8:2 gives the reason for no condemnation when walking in the Spirit: For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of the sin and of the death. Look at the Book. Questions and answers with John Piper. It was hard to know what part to highlight on our read-through-the-Bible plan. John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. by John Murray. (Romans Commentary - notes on Ro 8:5-13, Vol 1, page 414) According to the Spirit describes the mind (and heart) possessed by the Spirit and thus controlled and dominated by the Holy Spirit. Look at the Book. Verse 8. God will give you what you need. Not Ashamed of the Gospel. How are the benefits of Jesus subjectively appropriated to us? It was hard to know what part to highlight on our read-through-the-Bible plan. And now what shall we say to that? Dec 9, 2001. Daily devotional with John Piper. What was the effect of this persecution? Romans 8:1 tells us we are free from the guilt of sin. 28 And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, ... John Piper. Commentary on Romans 8:28–30. In John Piper’s longest and most memorable sermon series, he tracks the magisterial epistle of the apostle Paul to the Romans — the greatest letter ever written. Click on the image below for the Romans 8 studies. And what you lose or lack in the kingdom-ministry of love and sacrifice and suffering will work for your good and come back to you, in some God-designed way, a hundredfold. If God is for you, he does not spare you these things. He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. How do I get it? Pastor John introduces a new series focused on Romans 8. So the gospel is something objective. The devil and sinful men can make you sick, can steal your car, can sow seeds of strife in your marriage, can take away your job, and rob you of your child. If that can be done, then the lesser thing, the easy thing will surely be done: his freely giving to us all that Christ bought for us – all things! John Piper Sep 20, 1998 107 Shares Sermon. And I’ll be judged either on the basis of my own righteousness–or lack of it–or the righteousness of another. People think they’re preaching the gospel to you when they tell you, ‘you can have a purpose to your life’, or that ‘you can have meaning to your life’, or that ‘you can have a personal relationship with Jesus.’ All of those things are true, and they’re all important, but they don’t get to the heart of the gospel.The gospel is called the ‘good news’ because it addresses the most serious problem that you and I have as human beings, and that problem is simply this: God is holy and He is just, and I’m not. Additionally, there will be posts with related devotionals. "Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,’’ so runs our commission, Isa. Romans 8:2 NASB. John Piper has a word by word in-depth study into Romans 8 as part of his "Look at the Book" series. Most of the world chooses its lifestyle because it fears sickness and theft and terror and loss of job and a dozen other things. there is to such \"NO CONDEMNATION.\" (Compare John 3:18 , 5:24 , Romans 5:18 Romans 5:19 ). “He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?”. May you find JOY in the journey to know God more deeply and see Him more clearly! Twelve Theses. Description Exposition of Paul’s Epistle to the Romans (Part 1: Chapters 1-8) Available in PDF, MOBI and ePub formats. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. It is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. He has done for me what I couldn’t possibly do for myself. And say to those who even plan to take your life: “Do what you must, but in the end all your words and all your injury can only refine my faith, and enlarge my reward, and dispatch me to paradise with the risen Jesus Christ.” O how different we will be if we believe that God is for us and no one can be against us! If you ever need a motivation to memorize Scripture , seeing Dr. Piper’s passion for God and His Word will hopefully drive you to feed your soul with the Word of God. But not only has He lived that life of perfect obedience, He offered Himself as a perfect sacrifice to satisfy the justice and the righteousness of God.The great misconception in our day is this: that God isn’t concerned to protect His own integrity. there is no greater exposition of the Gospel of God than the book of Romans.” Drop at verse 28\"There is no greater message to be heard than that which we call the gospel. Ernest C Reisinger. 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