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Compare Galatians 5:22-23; John 7:38-39. ἁγ.] I need not cherish my dread when He has taken His wrath away. As he sat, he heard children playing a game and they called out to each other these words: “Take up and read! It is, then, of great importance to attend to this decision of the Holy Ghost by the Apostle Paul. Choose a verse from 'Romans 9' to begin your 'Verse-by-Verse' study of God's Word using the more than 100 commentaries available on StudyLight.org It is present even in tribulation, 2 Corinthians 6:10, and does not yield to death, Philippians 2:17. Romans 14:17 ESV For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. For the kingdom of God - For an explanation of this phrase, see the note at Matthew 3:2. And joy - This refers, doubtless, to the “personal” happiness produced in the mind by the influence of the gospel; see the notes at Romans 5:1-5. Two views: (1.) The kingdom of grace, or the governing principle of grace in the soul, and which is of God's implanting there, lies in righteousness and true holiness, in which the new man is created; in truth and uprightness in the inward parts, where the laws of God are put and written; and in peace of conscience, arising from the blood and righteousness of Christ; and in that spiritual joy and comfort the Holy Ghost produces, by leading to a sight of Christ, and an interest in him and his atonement. Joy is the immediate effect of receiving the Gospel, which is glad tidings of great joy, as announced to the shepherds on the birth of our Savior. Gal. and joy ( ἡ ἐκ τῆς ὁμονοίας χαρά, ἣν ἀναιρεῖ αὕτη ἡ ἐπίπληξις, id.) When I have righteousness then I have peace. Broadman Press 1932,33. The kingdom of glory, which is the kingdom of God, because of his preparing, giving, calling to, and putting into the possession of, is attained unto by righteousness; not the righteousness of men, but the righteousness of Christ imputed by God, and received by faith; and through peace made by the blood of Christ, and rejoicing in him, without having any confidence in the flesh, which is a branch of the Spirit's grace in regeneration. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". Romans 8. 1851. Romans 15:13; Galatians 5:22. ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ. This is the second evidence of piety on which Christians should examine their hearts - a disposition to promote the peace of Jerusalem; Psalm 122:6; Psalm 37:11. m Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? As Romans 9 magnifies God's sovereignty, chapter 10 magnifies the need for individuals, any and all individuals, to respond to Christ. Is not - Does not consist in, or is not distinguished by. 1-4); (2) the free character of salvation (vv. However, where the one exists, there will the other be found, and in an equal proportion. 5-11); (3) its universal character (vv. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". Romans 10:11 - For the Scripture says, ' Whoever believes in Him will not be disappointed .' In the Holy Spirit—inspired by and dependent on Him; cf. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". Is not eating and drinking; the act of eating and drinking, not, food (as in Romans 14:15; Romans 14:20). 1917. Christ's sacrifice and work correspond to this twofold need of guilty man. Lo que el Evangelio nos ofrece (Romanos 14:17) Los litigios delante de los incrédulos (1 Corintio... La Eficacia de la Palabra de Dios (Mateo 13:18-23) Tipos y Símbolos en la Biblia febrero (11) enero (10) 2016 (125) diciembre (21) noviembre (15) octubre (11) Commentary on Romans 8:28–30. See also Robert L. Saucy, "The Presence of the Kingdom and the Life of the Church," Bibliotheca Sacra145:577 (January-March1988):42.]. See the note on Matthew 3:2. Copyright © Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960. At first thought, the readings for the Festival of Pentecost and the Festival of the Holy Trinity in Year B seem to have been inadvertently reversed. This kingdom is ‘God’s dominion over the heart, instituted and administered by Christ; it is the heavenly sphere of life, in which God’s word and Spirit govern, and whose organ on the earth is the Church’ (Lange). It is incomprehensible how this passage has not succeeded in moving Meyer from the interpretation of the term kingdom of God, which he has adopted once for all in his commentary, applying it invariably to the future Messianic kingdom. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Romans 14:15), and specially according to Romans 14:18 ( δουλεύων τῷ χ.) "Commentary on Romans 14:17". esp. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". Righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.—By “righteousness and peace” is not here meant imputed righteousness, or justification and reconciliation with God, but rather the moral condition of righteousness in the Christian himself, and concord with his fellow-men. Copyright StatementThe text of this work is public domain. It is the holy joyfulness, the morally glad frame of heart which has its causal basis and subsistence in the Holy Spirit, who rules in the Christian; comp. δικαιοσύνη κ.τ.λ. 3 Do you not know that all of us o who have been baptized p into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Motive for complying with the μὴ βλασφημ. That the tendency of the gospel is to promote peace, and to induce people to lay aside all causes of contention and bitter strife, is apparent from the following passages of the New Testament; 1 Corinthians 7:15; 1 Corinthians 14:33; Galatians 5:22; Ephesians 4:3; 1 Thessalonians 5:13; 2 Timothy 2:22; James 3:18; Matthew 5:9; Ephesians 4:31-32; Colossians 3:8; John 13:34-35; John 17:21-23. Compare 1 Thessalonians 1:6While this may be correct, I see no objection to construing the words with all these terms. Meat and drink are put by a synecdoche for all things of an indifferent or middle nature; such things as, the apostle elsewhere says, commend us not to God, 1 Corinthians 8:8: they are no part of his worship and service; the kingdom of God, or godliness, is not promoted, either by the use or the forbearance thereof: see Galatians 5:6 1 Timothy 4:8. Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. Romans 7. Forthe kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. BibliographyIce, Rhoderick D. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". It means that the Christian must so live as to be appropriately denominated a righteous man, and not a man whose whole attention is absorbed by the mere ceremonies and outward forms of religion. By joy may be understood that spiritual comfort. This is a genuine counterpart of heaven; righteousness without sin, Peace without inward disturbance, Joy without any kind of mental agony or distressing fear. p. No fear of speaking to God because the Holy Spirit helps us (v.26-27) Romans 3:22,26-28,30 Learn hence, That the essence of Christianity, and the life of religion, is far from consisting in little and indifferent things: and therefore for persons to lay a mighty stress upon them one way or the other, is neither wise nor safe. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". BibliographyPett, Peter. Romans 8:14 Context. By the words: in the Holy Spirit, Paul indicates the source of these virtues: it is this divine guest who, by His presence, produces them in the church; the instant He retires grieved, He carries them with Him. Passage Display : Romans 14:17: Romans 10, Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by Albert Barnes, a dedicated student of the Bible, continues to be very popular even today. American Tract Society. Thus we must walk with great care. l.c[288], 1 Thessalonians 1:6. 1599-1645. Others understand ‘righteousness’ as moral rectitude toward men, ‘peace’ as concord in the Church, and ‘joy in the Holy Spirit’ as above, but with a wider reference to the common joy of Christians. He has at the same time no doubt included in few words a summary of what it is; namely, that we, being well assured, have peace with God, and possess real joy of heart through the Holy Spirit dwelling in us. This is in closest contact with the normal life of men. By the kingdom of God, you may understand the gospel, or true religion and godliness; that kingdom which God erects in the hearts of men, Luke 17:21 1 Corinthians 4:20. Romans 8:9-11 Christians have God’s Spirit to guide and assist them, Romans 8:12,13 by which if … Joy is the home in which the pilgrim rests; righteousness and peace are the paths by which he reaches it. For their sake, no self-denial is too great. It always included the reference to the glory to be revealed. For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink. The fitting conclusion of his exposition of Romans is that true Christianity is not, in the end, concerned with such matters as what may be eaten or what days should be observed, but with divine kingdom, characterized by inward righteousness, peace and joy. (See Scofield "Matthew 6:33"). Not the future, messianic kingdom. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". Neither the kingdom of glory, nor the ultimate glory and happiness of the saints in the other world, is attained to by any such things; for neither eating and drinking, nor not eating and drinking, can recommend to the divine favour, or give a meetness for heaven, or a right unto it; see 1 Corinthians 8:8, nor does the kingdom of grace, the principle of grace, lie in such things, nor in anything that is external; nor does the Gospel, or Gospel church state, which frequently go under this name of the kingdom of God, consist of such things as the ceremonial and the legal dispensation did, but the Gospel and the dispensation of grace are opposed unto them; see Hebrews 9:10. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/romans-14.html. τ. θ. with δικαιοσύνη in S. Paul cf. See John 6:55. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. Romans 14:17 The kingdom of God is entered into by the Holy Spirit, and not by observing feasts and ritual meals. The Struggle of the Carnal Nature Under the Law. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Nothing could be simpler than the connection of this verse with the preceding. Usually in Paul ἡ βασιλεία τοῦ θεοῦ is transcendent; the kingdom is that which comes with the second advent, and is the inheritance of believers; it is essentially (as it is called in 2 Timothy 4:18) a βασ. For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. To produce this, we are told, was the main design, and the principal teaching of the gospel; Titus 2:12; Compare Romans 8:13; 1 Peter 2:11. BibliographyHaldane, Robert. See also Robert L. Saucy, "The Presence of the Kingdom and the Life of the Church," Bibliotheca Sacra145:577 (January-March1988):42. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". A night of many stars may seem brighter than a day of many clouds; but the night is notwithstanding far different from day. Fit lettuce for such lips. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". © 2001-2020, StudyLight.org. Home > Study Desk. 9:32-33). He doth not reckon up all, but contents himself with these three, righteousness, peace, and joy. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. and Romans 14:19 ( τὰ τῆς εἰρήνης), be taken only in the moral sense, and therefore as ethical uprightness and peace (concord) with the brethren; not in the dogmatic sense: righteousness and peace (of reconciliation) with God (Calvin, Calovius, and many others, including Rückert, Tholuck, and Philippi; de Wette blends the two meanings). The kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. on John 17:3. βρῶσις, eating, i.e. The Book of Romans.The Book of Romans is among my favorites in the entire Bible. In respect of the happiness which these two conditions yield, they are related as night and day are related in respect to light. after the Spirit. No question of fundamental principle is raised; you may suspend your freedom in such matters: for the fundamental matters are etc. Contentions commonly arise from some small matter in doctrine, in dress, in ceremonies; and often the smaller the matter the more fierce the controversy, until he spirit of religion disappears, and desolation comes over the face of Zion: Flies from the realms of noise and strife.”. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/sbc/romans-14.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hac/romans-14.html. Insistence and strife on such matters are inconsistent with Christianity: οὐ γάρ ἐστιν κ. τ. λ. In this verse of Scripture joy is not the first but the last of three. He covered Romans 1:1–14:17 during the period October, 1955 to March, 1968. "Family Bible New Testament". In comparison with these great spiritual blessings, what Christian could trouble the Church about eating or drinking? On that righteousness he will not “depend” for salvation Philemon 3:8-9, but he will regard this character and this disposition as evidence that he is a Christian, and that the Lord Jesus is made unto him” wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption;” 1 Corinthians 1:30. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/romans-14.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/romans-14.html. All rights reserved. Immortal souls in sin and under wrath may have many bright joys as they traverse this life, but their joys are only sparks on the surface of an eternal night; on the other hand, Christian disciples may have many sorrows, but these are only clouds hovering in the thin atmosphere of earth, hiding heaven from view for the moment, but leaving all the eternity beyond an undimmed, unending light. Philippians 4:7), and joy (cf. Romans 15:13. Even though, therefore, there might be ground for the opinions which some cherished in regard to rites, yet it was of more importance to maintain peace than obstinately to press those matters at the expense of strife and contention. The two conceptions are combined in Ephesians 5:5 and 1 Corinthians 15:24; cf. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ice/romans-14.html. — The joy of a Christian communicated by the Holy Ghost cannot be comprehended by any other. cit[286] p. 135, points out “that the phrase (in Jewish literature) never means the locus of the divine sovereignty but the power itself in its present and future manifestations in the teaching of Jesus. So Christian men stand toward life and death (Romans 8:1-13); how toward God?Romans 8:14. 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