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Return to the Bible Commentary Menu More Information on Chuck Smith Prior Book Acts. THE GENUINENESS of the Epistle to the Romans has never been questioned. c. He who is weak eats only vegetables: In Paul’s mind, the weak brother is the stricter one. Have it to yourself before God. Pauline Epistles It has the unbroken testimony of all antiquity, up to CLEMENT OF ROME, the apostle's "fellow laborer in the Gospel, whose name was in the Book of Life" ( Philippians 4:3 his undoubted Epistle to the Corinthians, written before the close of the first century. Greeting 1:1-7. v1 From Paul. Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. Cookie Notice: Printed from the Blue Letter Bible. That I may come to you with joy: The prayers of Paul and the Romans were answered, though not in the manner they expected. -------------------- Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Luke-Acts Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Wisdom Literature But have your strong faith before God, not before a brother who will stumble. a. I know and am convinced by the Lord Jesus that there is nothing unclean of itself: Paul knew that there was nothing intrinsically unclean about meat that was not kosher or sacrificed to an idol. -------------------- -------------------- (Rom 14:16-18) Pursuing the higher call of the Kingdom of God. You are no longer walking in love: The issue now is not my personal liberty; it is walking in love towards one whom Jesus loves and died for. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. Webster's Bible, (Rom 14:1-2) Receiving the weaker brother. Christian Standard Bible, Poetical Books Westminster Leningrad Codex, General Epistles When we admonish or rebuke, we do it over clear Scriptural principles, not over doubtful things. Each of us must ask: “God what is there in my life hindering a closer walk with You? INTRODUCTION. If this is the case, we should let God deal with our brother. Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. i. Trapp on I know and am convinced: “Many, on the contrary, are persuaded before they know; and such will not be persuaded to know.”. -------------------- Who are you to judge another’s servant? Therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s. "Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, [but] not to doubtful disputations." b. To his own master he stands or falls. The Gospels Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. He who eats, eats to the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he who does not eat, to the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks. 1. Romans 15. 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Introduction. Luke-Acts Certainly … Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves. Johannine Writings Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. The New Testament B. Don’t stumble each other over doubtful things. Perhaps they refused it because they feared it was meat sacrificed to a pagan god (as in 1 Corinthians 8). Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! The Whole Bible -------------------- The Word for Today. Pauline Epistles Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Wisdom Literature For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. Let each be fully convinced in his own mind. we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ, Not to put a stumbling block or a cause to fall in our brother’s way, I know and am convinced by the Lord Jesus that there is nothing unclean of itself, Do not destroy with your food the one for whom Christ died, Do not let your good be spoken of as evil, The kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food, Nor do anything by which your brother stumbles or is offended or is made weak, Happy is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves, David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), The Flying Scroll & Ephah (Chuck Missler), Nehemiah 8-13 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). Happy is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves. -------------------- c. Do not destroy with your food the one for whom Christ died: If Jesus was willing to give up His life for the sake of that brother, I can certainly give up my steak dinner. a. The Old Testament Pentateuch The kingdom of God is not eating and drinking: If we place food and drink before righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, then we are hopelessly out of touch with God’s priorities and His heart. Luke-Acts Poetical Books Ministers are helpers of the joy of the saints. Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. Minor Prophets General Epistles Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. Do not let your good be spoken of as evil: Our liberty in Jesus and freedom from the law is good, but not if we use it to destroy another brother in Christ. 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The Old Testament Rom 14:12: Yes, each of us will give a personal account to God. The New Testament 1 May, 2005. Romans 14 Commentary, This commentary, one of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, takes one through the New Testament verse by verse. After each game, the winners came before the judge’s seat to receive crowns for first, second, and third places. Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a Johannine Writings -------------------- Do not destroy with your food the one for whom Christ died. Read Romans commentary using Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. in D. Martin Luther: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft Deudsch 1545 aufs new zurericht, ed. I know and am convinced by the Lord Jesus that there is nothing unclean of itself; but to him who considers anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. Munich: Roger & … b. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. Yet if your brother is grieved because of your food, you are no longer walking in love. Rom 14:7: For none of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself. Even if we have the personal liberty, we do not have the liberty to stumble, offend, or weaken a brother. i. Happy is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves: Not every Christian knows this happiness. ... Romans 14. In either case, the attitude is wrong because we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible Toggle navigation. Rom 14:14: I know and am convinced on the authority of … (Rom 14:22-23) The concluding principle of faith. I consider myself to be a slave of *Christ Jesus. Romans 14… Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year. If we are troubled by something, it likely isn’t of faith and likely is sin for us. -------------------- There is a lot of useless, harmful division among Christians over silly, bigoted things. CONTENT DISCLAIMER: The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. Minor Prophets Rom 14:10 Romans 16:1-27.CONCLUSION, EMBRACING SUNDRY SALUTATIONS AND DIRECTIONS, AND A CLOSING PRAYER. Therefore let us pursue the things which make for peace and the things by which one may edify another. For to this end Christ died and rose and lived again, that He might be Lord of both the dead and the living. General Epistles a. i. Not to put a stumbling block or a cause to fall in our brother’s way: We might stumble or cause our brother to fall in two ways. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, (Hebrew/Greek Search by English Definition), Search verses, phrases, and topics (e.g. of Scripture. Poetical Books GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible Paul speaks about the stumbling of a sincere heart, not catering to the whims of someone’s legalism. -------------------- The New Testament Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Historical Books It would also be easy for those who did not eat meat to judge those who did. Blue Letter Bible. General Epistles "Paul's Epistle - Romans 14 - (NASB - New American Standard Bible)." 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The Gospels Morphological Greek New Testament, and The Old Testament GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Let not him who eats despise him who does not eat. Pentateuch And I myself am persuaded of you — The apology which the apostle here offers for writing to a church with which he was not personally acquainted was the more necessary, because, in his letter, he had opposed some of their strongest prejudices, and had rebuked them for certain irregularities in their conduct. All things indeed are pure: Paul will concede the point that there is nothing impure in the food itself; but he likewise insists that there is nothing pure in causing a brother to stumble. Popular Articles Prophets By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. 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This does not take away the need and the responsibility for admonishment (Romans 15:14) or rebuke (2 Timothy 4:2). While the issue of not eating meat for spiritual reasons is no longer directly relevant to most Christians today, there are plenty of issues where some believers believe one way and others believe differently. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, (Rom 14:13) Summary: don’t make it an issue of judging, but don’t use your liberty to stumble another brother. The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. But why do you judge your brother? Major Prophets 5. a. In things indifferent, Christians should not condemn each other, Romans 14:1.Particularly with respect to different kinds of food, Romans 14:2-4.And the observation of certain days, Romans 14:5, Romans 14:6.None of us should live unto himself, but unto Christ, who lived and died for us, Romans 14:7-9.We must not judge each other; for all judgment belongs to God, Romans 14:10-13. Revised Standard Version, GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Or why do you show contempt for your brother? conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy Pauline Epistles Hans Volz and Heinz Blanke. Johannine Writings b. Eats only vegetables: As an example of a doubtful thing, Paul looks at those who refuse to eat meat for a spiritual reason. 3. Prophets Major Prophets 2. Prophets Essentially, Paul’s answer is “Stop worrying about your brother. ... Bible Commentaries. Who are you to judge another’s servant? [A previous revision of this page can be found here]. Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Old Testament ©2013 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission 14:1 Welcome the man who is weak in the faith, but not with a view to passing judgment on his scruples. Thank you for registering. Major Prophets For if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. What he says has application to more than just eating meat. Acts 28:15 describes Paul’s “triumphal entry” into Rome, so that he did come to them with joy – though also in chains! But whatever we do, we must be able to do it to the Lord, not using “conscience” as an excuse for obviously sinful behavior. Textus Receptus. b. Johannine Writings Poetical Books range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed Do you have faith? This commentary covers all chapters in the Book of Romans Translated by Bro. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. Let us not judge one another: In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus helped us to understand what this means – it means judging others according to a standard that we would not want to have applied to ourself. Johannine Writings For none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself: We must understand that from beginning to end our life is connected to other lives. c. Whatever is not from faith is sin: Paul concludes with another principle by which we can judge “gray areas” – if we can’t do it in faith, then it is sin. One person esteems one day above another; another esteems every day alike. General Epistles Pentateuch The Old Testament Prophets GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point (2) A life of sin is unacceptable because our death to sin changes our relationship to sin. Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. 1 … They stand or fall before their own Master, God – and God is able to make those “meat eaters” stand. Gives examples of what it is to walk in love. Romans 13 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. Major Prophets "Sermon Notes for Romans 1:16." GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point -------------------- b. Luke-Acts -------------------- i. 4. e. Amen: Paul concludes the letter here except for the personal greetings in Romans 16. Septuagint, Thank you for registering. Read commentary on this popular Bible verse and understand the real meaning behind God's Word using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. The New Testament In this chapter Paul is dealing with what may have been a temporary and local problem in the Roman Church, but is also one continually confronting the Church and always demanding solution. Historical Books Johannine Writings We should distinguish between someone who is weak and someone who is rebellious. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. We can easily see from … For none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself. New International Version, One person esteems one day above another; another esteems every day alike: By bringing in the aspect of observing certain days, Paul lets us know that he is talking more about principles than specific issues. If the Christian is not to seek personal vengeance, it does not take away the government’s authority to punish wrongdoers. -------------------- a. For it is written: “As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to Me, and every tongue shall confess to God.” So then each of us shall give account of himself to God. b. Wisdom Literature -------------------- The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. Pauline Epistles 2. The New Testament Receive one who is weak in the faith: We accept those weak in the faith, but not for the sake of carrying on a debate with them regarding doubtful things. Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that … Read and study Romans 14 with the Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. 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