1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace* with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,a. And that's not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. He presented himself for this sacrificial death when we were far too weak and rebellious to do anything to get ourselves ready. If death got the upper hand through one man's wrongdoing, can you imagine the breathtaking recovery life makes, sovereign life, in those who grasp with both hands this wildly extravagant life-gift, this grand setting-everything-right, that the one man Jesus Christ provides? Take your Bible now and open to the first word of the book of Romans. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Published by permission. 12. Justification is God’s free gift (Rom.5:18) and it comes in a package which is received by the believer at the moment of salvation. Even those who didn't sin precisely as Adam did by disobeying a specific command of God still had to experience this termination of life, this separation from God. The book of Romans is the New Testament's longest, most structured, and most detailed description of Christian theology. But Adam, who got us into this, also points ahead to the One who will get us out of it. Let me read a shortened version of Romans 5. In alert expectancy such as this, we're never left feeling shortchanged. 1-2 By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us—set us right with him, make us fit for him—we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. ROM 5:5 And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. The MessageRomans 5:6. 5 a Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, b we 1 have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 14. The meaning is, that we rejoice not only in hope; not only in the direct results of justification, in the immediate effect which religion itself produces; but we carry our joy and triumph even into the midst of trials. All rights reserved. 1 I, Paul, am a devoted slave of Jesus Christ on assignment, authorized as an apostle to proclaim God’s words and acts. Salem Media Group. Isaiah 44:3-5 Romans chapter 5 addresses the misunderstanding that existed in the early church in Rome regarding sin, the law, salvation, and how all came into being. Paul says that God did this to make the Jews jealous. Romans Chapter 15 Continued Romans 15:14 “And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.” “Admonish”: meaning to encourage, warn or advise. 2-7 The sacred writings contain preliminary reports by the prophets on God’s Son. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many. He presented himself for this sacrificial death when we were far too weak and rebellious to do anything to get ourselves ready. The verdict on that one sin was the death sentence; the verdict on the many sins that followed was this wonderful life sentence. 14 Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over those who had not sinned according to the likeness of the transgression of Adam, v who is a type of Him who was to come. You know the story of how Adam landed us in the dilemma we're in - first sin, then death, and no one exempt from either sin or death. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Watch our overview video on the book of Romans, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. His descent from David roots him in history; his unique identity as Son of God was shown by the Spirit when Jesus was raised from the dead, setting … Romans 5:1-2 The Message - By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us - set us right with him, make us fit for him - we have it all together because of our Master Jesus. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand - out in the wide open spaces of God's grace and glory, standing tall and shouting our praise. If, when we were at our worst, we were put on friendly terms with God by the sacrificial death of his Son, now that we're at our best, just think of how our lives will expand and deepen by means of his resurrection life! In chapter 2 Paul says, however, that not only immoral people but also moral people are under God’s judgment (2:1–16). And that’s not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. Our Hope: The Glory of God. Romans 5 Peace with God Through Faith. If one man's sin put crowds of people at the dead-end abyss of separation from God, just think what God's gift poured through one man, Jesus Christ, will do! D W L on Romans 5. 9–16). God is first and last the beginning and the end. One man said no to God and put many people in the wrong; one man said yes to God and put many in the right. And we boast … By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the … And even if we hadn't been so weak, we wouldn't have known what to do anyway. In the beginning WAS GOD, God was and is there are no what if's, He said I Am Alpha and Omega. 3–8) to how that solution applies in a practical way among God’s people (chs. Peace with God Through Faith. 3-5 There’s more to come: We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, and how that patience in turn forges the tempered steel of virtue, keeping us alert for whatever God will do next. The letter to the Romans itself recounts much of global redemptive history. Participate in the Online Forum This book began as an online Bible study, so you'll be able to take advantage of the interactive aspects of that study by reading others' answers to questions in the online Forum and posting your own, if you like. ... Scripture: Romans 5:20–6:4. Look, it's like this. Commentary on Romans 5:12-14 (Read Romans 5:12-14) The design of what follows is plain. The second half of Romans 1 tells us of God’s righteous wrath upon unbelieving Gentiles (Rom. Sin Brings a Penalty Paul explained that just as sin entered the world through one man, Adam, the cure for the penalty of … Sep 21, 2018. We'll be kind of getting a little bit of an overview tonight, I trust, so you'll need to be looking at the book. Therefore, just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned; a. Now that we are set right with God by means of this sacrificial death, the consummate blood sacrifice, there is no longer a question of being at odds with God in any way. Now, because the Jews don't all believe in him, God has decided to spread his message out to non-Jews. It is to exalt our views respecting the blessings Christ has procured for us, by comparing them with the evil which followed upon the fall of our first father; and by showing that these blessings not only extend to the removal of these evils, but far beyond. The Key to Simultaneous Sorrow and Joy. I write this letter to all the believers in Rome, God’s friends. But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. He didn't, and doesn't, wait for us to get ready. It is important to understand that the Adam and Eve account is not an optional passage to be ac… of All rights reserved. Scripture: Romans 5:1–2. And that's not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. And that’s not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. So death, this huge abyss separating us from God, dominated the landscape from Adam to Moses. John Piper Sep 21, 2018 1.2K Shares Sermon. There's no comparison between that death-dealing sin and this generous, life-giving gift. (Read all of Romans 5) Complete Concise The apostle, having made good his point, and fully proved justification by faith, in this chapter proceeds in the explication, illustration, and application of that truth. 5 1-2 By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us—set us right with him, make us fit for him—we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. But sin didn't, and doesn't, have a chance in competition with the aggressive forgiveness we call grace. John Piper May 25, 1997 7 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Romans Chapter 5 Discussion < Back to Romans Chapter 5 Enter New Comment . God is, apparently, a 14-year-old girl. ROM 5:7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die. 16. "THE EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS" Chapter Five OBJECTIVES IN STUDYING THIS CHAPTER 1) To appreciate the blessings that accompany justification 2) To comprehend more fully the grace offered through Jesus Christ SUMMARY Having substantiated his thesis of "justification by faith" with evidence from the Old Testament, Paul now discusses the blessings of such justification. ROM 5:6 For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. That sin disturbed relations with God in everything and everyone, but the extent of the disturbance was not clear until God spelled it out in detail to Moses. This is a part of a project to upload audio of the entire book of Romans, this is one of a series of daily simple audio recordings of the scriptures. Just as through one man sin entered the world: The Apostle Paul regarded Genesis 3 as totally, historically true. And then he presses in even deeper, saying … We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord … 5 1-2 By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us—set us right with him, make us fit for him—we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. He didn't, and doesn't, wait for us to get ready. All that passing laws against sin did was produce more lawbreakers. There's more to come: We continue to shout our praise even when we're hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us. Here it is in a nutshell: Just as one person did it wrong and got us in all this trouble with sin and death, another person did it right and got us out of it. Christ arrives right on time to make this happen. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG), Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible, Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, Bonded Leather, Black, Large Print, The Message Large-Print Devotional Bible, softcover, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, crosshatch denim, The Message Raspberry Blossom, Personal Size + Topical Concordance, The Message Bible, Compact Soft leather-look, tan. CHAPTER 5. i. We sing and shout our praises to God through Jesus, the Messiah! 2 weeks ago. (, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 2 And that's not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. 15. All sin can do is threaten us with death, and that's the end of it. Jesus came to bring God's message to the Jews. And that's not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. But more than just getting us out of trouble, he got us into life! And even if we hadn't been so weak, we wouldn't have known what to do anyway. We rejoice both in the hope of God's glory and in our temporary suffering. 5 1-2 By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us—set us right with him, make us fit for him—we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand—out in the wide open spaces of God’s grace and glory, standing tall and shouting our praise. You'll really learn the message of Romans 5 through 8 for yourself. Quite the contrary - we can't round up enough containers to hold everything God generously pours into our lives through the Holy Spirit! Quite the contrary—we can’t round up enough containers to hold everything God generously pours into our lives through the Holy Spirit! "By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the … 2 Through him we have also c obtained access by faith 2 into this grace d in which we stand, and e we 3 rejoice 4 in hope of the glory of God. Romans 8:14-17,28 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God… Matthew 22:36,37 Master, which is the great commandment in the law? In alert expectancy such as this, we’re never left feeling shortchanged. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. But we glory - The word used here is the same that is in Romans 5:2, translated, “we rejoice” καυχώμεθα kauchōmethaIt should have been so rendered here. 1:18–32). Romans 5 begins by describing some of the benefits that come with being declared righteous by God because of our faith in Christ. Chapter five begins a new section. We can understand someone dying for a person worth dying for, and we can understand how someone good and noble could inspire us to selfless sacrifice. 13. 12 Therefore, just as s through one man sin entered the world, and t death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned - 13 (For until the law sin was in the world, but u sin is not imputed when there is no law. Now that we have actually received this amazing friendship with God, we are no longer content to simply say it in plodding prose. Christ arrives right on time to make this happen. For one … shed. Message. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand—out in the wide open spaces of … The fifth chapter of Romans is an important love chapter—maybe not quite as potent at 1 Corinthians 13 (“These three remain, faith, hope, and love—but the greatest of these is love”) yet potent enough, if we can get a sense of what Paul is saying. And that’s not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. 1 By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us - set us right with him, make us fit for him - we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. According to Paul (and according to Jesus, as He says in Matthew 19:4-6), Adam and Eve were real people and what they did has a lasting effect to the present day. On the plus side, the Jewish people's loss is the world's gain! Romans / Romans 5 1 By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us - set us right with him, make us fit for him - we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. Paul lays out the core of the gospel message: salvation by grace alone through faith alone. We have peace with God, and we stand in His grace. and how that patience in turn forges the tempered steel of virtue, keeping us alert for whatever God will do next. When it's sin versus grace, grace wins hands down. His intent is to explain the … Grace, because God is putting everything together again through the Messiah, invites us into life - a life that goes on and on and on, world without end. But God put his love on the line for us by offering his Son in sacrificial death while we were of no use whatever to him. Faith, Hope, and Love.*. The Bible-word of God isn't about what if. Yet the rescuing gift is not exactly parallel to the death-dealing sin. … 1 Corinthians 8:3 But if any man love God, the same is known of him. Romans chapter 5. We have hope that will not disappoint, because God has already proved His love for us. By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us - set us right with him, make us fit for him - we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. And that’s not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. Romans 5:6-8 “For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. Paul moves from the problem of sin (Romans 1–3) to the solution provided in Christ (chs. 2 through whom we have gained access [by faith] to this grace in which we stand, and we boast in hope of the glory of God.b. through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. 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