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Series: The Riches of Romans
Dr. Stan Coffey
Tonight if you have your Bibles, let's turn to the fifth chapter of the book of Romans, the fifth chapter of the book of Romans and I would like for you just to sort of keep it open there if you will for a few minutes because we are going to be reading several verses from the fifth chapter of Romans.
I hope that your heart has been blessed by the Riches of Romans, by these messages that God has given us from the book of Romans. I tell you, it's been a real joy thus far to preach.
Some of the best of it is yet to come as we move into the eighth chapter and ninth chapter and tenth chapter of Romans, some of the most wonderful, precious promises for God's people. I'm so looking forward to it and covet your prayers.
I want to begin tonight by reading verses seven and eight: ''FOR SCARCELY FOR A RIGHTEOUS MAN WILL ONE DIE: YET PERADVENTURE FOR A GOOD MAN SOME WOULD EVEN DARE TO DIE. BUT GOD COMMENDETH HIS LOVE TOWARD US, IN THAT, WHILE WE WERE YET SINNERS, CHRIST DIED FOR US.''
Now the apostle Paul at this point had come to the place in the Roman letter where it seems that he can contain himself no longer. He has talked about the fundamental facts of theology; he has talked about the fact that all men are sinners.
Beginning in Romans 1 he has said that the pagan world is guilty before God even though they do not have the law for the law of God is written upon their hearts and they see evidence of God as they look about them everywhere in creation.
He has come then in Romans Chapter 2 to speak to the religionists, to the Hebrews, to the Jew, and perhaps we would say to the church member of this day and say that they are also sinners before God and stand before Him with our excuse.
He came in Chapter 3 to say in conclusion that all have sinned and come short of the glory of God and in the latter part of that chapter he came to say that a man could be made right wi ...
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