. (4) The strictly accurate view of believers under the Old Testament is not that of a company of pardoned men, but of men whose sins, put up with and passed by in the meantime, awaited a future expiation in the fulness of time ( Romans 3:25 Romans 3:26 ; Romans 3:27-31 . Then something good will happen as a result.’ Some people even say that is the message which I teach. the circumcision by--"of" faith, and the uncircumcision through faith--probably this is but a varied statement of the same truth for greater emphasis (see Romans 3:22 ); though BENGEL thinks that the justification of the Jews, as the born heirs of the promise, may be here purposely said to be "of faith," while that of the Gentiles, previously "strangers to the covenants of promise," may be said to be "through faith," as thus admitted into a new family. No, in no wise--Better off the Jews certainly were, for having the oracles of God to teach them better; but as they were no better, that only aggravated their guilt. The Book of Romans is among my favorites in the entire Bible. God’s good news is for people from every nation. But now that God can "set forth" Christ as a "propitiation for sin through faith in His blood," the righteousness of His procedure in passing by the sins of believers before, and in now remitting them, is "manifested," declared, brought fully out to the view of the whole world. when thou art judged--so in Psalms 51:4 , according to the Septuagint; but in the Hebrew and in our version, "when thou judgest." Having demonstrated that no flesh can be justified by the deeds of the law in the sight of God, the apostle proceeds to show how the sinner can be … Christians used to gather in their home (Romans 16:3-5). He has now shown us that new way, which the law and the prophets told us about. He had written to remind them of their duties and their dangers, because God … Guilty before God, is a dreadful word; but no man can be justified by a law which condemns him for breaking it. Romans: Bible Study and Commentary. Not of Works but of Faith. Or what is the value of circumcision? because they want to cause trouble for them. It points at Christ, and it refers to the promise, Genesis 12:3. 21-23. Everyone is the same. But now the righteousness of without the law--that is, a righteousness to which our obedience to the law contributes nothing whatever ( Romans 3:28, Galatians 2:16). saith, it saith to them that are under the law--of course, therefore, to the Jews. by his grace--His free love. 1 So someone may ask, ‘Does it help a person if they are a Jew, rather than a Gentile?Does it help a person if someone has circumcised them?’ 2 Yes, it helps in many ways. Proud member . teacher, you can discuss each week’s commentary and lesson with other Bible students and teachers through the International Bible Lesson Forum. ( Romans 3:1 ) those holding Romish views would undoubtedly have laid the stress upon the priesthood, as the glory of the Jewish economy. On this common ground all saved sinners meet here, and will stand for ever ( Romans 3:22-24 ). Inference second: This and no other way of salvation is adapted alike to Jew and Gentile. (Our translators have unfortunately missed this glorious truth, taking "the sins that are past" to mean the past sins of believers--committed before faith--and rendering, by the word "remission," what means only a "passing by"; thus making it appear that "remission of sins" is "through the forbearance of God," which it certainly is not). (Romans 3:21 NIV) This is what Paul elsewhere calls "the glorious gospel of the blessed God" (1 Timothy 1:11), the good news that God has to announce to us, which consists of a gift that God gives us -- the righteousness of God himself. the poison of asps is under their lips--( Psalms 140:3 ): that is, "Those lips which should 'drop as an honeycomb,' and 'feed many,' and 'give thanks unto His name' ( Solomon 4:11 , Proverbs 10:21 , Hebrews 13:15 ), are employed to secrete and to dart deadly poison. 21 But God has a way to make people right, and it has nothing to do with the law. Do we then make void the law through faith?--"Does this doctrine of justification by faith, then, dissolve the obligation of the law? No! Destruction and misery are in their ways; and the way of peace have they not known--This is a supplementary statement about men's ways, suggested by what had been said about the "feet," and expresses the mischief and misery which men scatter in their path, instead of that peace which, as strangers to it themselves, they cannot diffuse. That is why he is able to judge everyone in the world. Thus do we not make void the law through faith: yea, we establish the law. 7 Someone might also say, ‘When I tell lies, that shows how great and good God is. A key point to understanding this verse is its context. Their, &c.--From generals, the apostle here comes to particulars, culling from different parts of Scripture passages which speak of depravity as it affects the different members of the body; as if to show more affectingly how "from the sole of the foot even to the head there is no soundness" in us. (3.) 1, 2.What advantage then hath the Jew?--that is, "If the final judgment will turn solely on the state of the heart, and this may be as good in the Gentile without, as in the Jew within, the sacred enclosure of God's covenant, what better are we Jews for all our advantages?" of none effect?--"nullify," "invalidate" it. Commentary on Romans 4:13-22 (Read Romans 4:13-22) The promise was made to Abraham long before the law. ", 14. Keith Simons. There is no fear of God before their eyes — (Psalm 36:1): that is, “Did the eyes but ‹see Him who is invisible‘ (Hebrews 11:27), a reverential awe of Him with whom we have to do would chasten every joy and lift the soul out of its deepest depressions; but to all this the natural man is a stranger.” 2. Righteousness Through Faith - But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. Romans 3 - Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible . ancient economy. 3, 4. For all have sinned. He does this for all who believe in Christ. 4. He does this for all who believe in Christ. Note, Romans 3:4. Romans 3:21-31 (2016) and (2019) OLD & NEW SERIES English Standard Version. But he could not say that to God. 3:19,20 It is in vain to seek for justification by the works of the law. Romans 2:17-3.8 We must obey God in our minds to be real *Jews. 3. Yes! View Romans 3. I have said already that sin has power over everyone. Thus this justifying righteousness, though new, as only now fully disclosed, is an old righteousness, predicted and foreshadowed in the Old Testament. He has now shown that he is completely right and fair. A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Romans. 6. He sent his own Son to become a person like us. They had the doctrine of the cross preached, and the Lord's supper administered among them, in both which Christ crucified, and the nature of … God did this to show clearly that he is always right and fair. throat is an open sepulchre--( Psalms 5:9 ); that is, "What proceeds out of their heart, and finds vent in speech and action through the throat, is like the pestilential breath of an open grave." 29. Inference first: Boasting is excluded by this, and no other way of justification. unto them were committed the oracles of God--This remarkable expression, denoting "divine communications" in general, is transferred to the Scriptures to express their oracular, divine, authoritative character. As the Judaizing teachers disputed his claim to the apostolical office, it is with great propriety that he asserts it in the very entrance of an epistle wherein their principles are entirely overthrown. No! GOD'S JUSTIFYING RIGHTEOUSNESS THROUGH FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST, ALIKE ADAPTED TO OUR NECESSITIES AND WORTHY OF HIMSELF. He knew what he was going to do now, in this time. Whose mouth, &c.--( Psalms 10:7 ): that is, "That mouth which should be 'most sweet' ( Solomon 5:16 ), being 'set on fire of hell' ( James 3:6 ), is filled with burning wrath against those whom it should only bless. INFERENCES FROM THE FOREGOING DOCTRINES AND AN OBJECTION ANSWERED. Introduction. Called to be an apostle— And made an apostle by that calling. (2) God's eternal purposes and man's free agency, as also the doctrine of … (2) The fitness of the Gospel to be a universal religion, beneath which the guilty of every name and degree are invited and warranted to take shelter and repose, is a glorious evidence of its truth ( Romans 3:29 Romans 3:30 ). Charitable Incorporated Organisation 1162807, https://www.facebook.com/BibleEasyEnglish/. Is he the God of the Jews only? (2) As there is no difference in the need, so is there none in the liberty to appropriate the provided salvation. ", 15. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. (2) God's eternal purposes and man's free agency, as also the doctrine of salvation by grace and the unchanging obligations of God's law, have ever been subjected to the charge of inconsistency by those who will bow to no truth which their own reason cannot fathom. Commentary on Romans 15:14-21 (Read Romans 15:14-21) The apostle was persuaded that the Roman Christians were filled with a kind and affectionate spirit, as well as with knowledge. Romans 3:21-31 ESV Easy-Print Commentary. There is none that doeth good - In Romans 3:10; it is said, There is none righteous; here, There is none that doeth good: the first may refer to the want of a righteous principle; the second, to the necessary consequence of the absence of such a principle. The apostle points out the peculiar privileges of the Jews, Romans 3:1-8.But shows that they, also, as well as the Gentiles, had sinned, and forfeited all right and title to God's especial favor, Romans 3:9.The corrupt state of all mankind, Romans 3:10-18.All the world is guilty before God, and none can be justified by the works of the law, Romans 3:19, Romans 3:20. 19 So, we know that God's Law belongs to the Jews. Romans 3:21 must be connected with Romans 1:17. 16 Everywhere they go, they destroy things. As his coffin entered the vast building, the choir sang an anthem composed for the occasion. The first is that God chose to give his messages to the Jewish people. Just and Justifier. Does their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of God? 25 God showed that Jesus Christ died on the cross as a sacrifice for our sins. To begin with, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God. But in the apostle's esteem, "the oracles of God" were the jewel of the ancient Church ( Rom 3:1, 2). But if, &c.--Another objection: "It would appear, then, that the more faithless we are, so much the more illustrious will the fidelity of God appear; and in that case, for Him to take vengeance on us for our unfaithfulness would be (to speak as men profanely do) unrighteousness in God.". That is true for both Jews and Gentiles. It confirms the law, Romans 3:31. manifestly and entirely excludes "boasting"; and this is the best evidence of its truth. Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and depart from evil. 15, Romans sixteen, weak and strong Christian in the book of Romnas. 28. or, "What profit is there of circumcision?" To make good this doctrine, and reseat it in the faith and affection of the Church, was worth all the bloody struggles that it cost our fathers, and it will be the wisdom and safety, the life and vigor of the churches, to "stand fast in this liberty wherewith Christ hath made them free, and not be again entangled"--in the very least degree--"with the yoke of bondage" ( Galatians 5:1 ). A person becomes right with God if they trust in Christ. 23. for all have sinned--Though men differ greatly in the nature and extent of their sinfulness, there is absolutely no difference between the best and the worst of men, in the fact that "all have sinned," and so underlie the wrath of God. 15, Romans sixteen, weak and strong Christian in the book of Romnas. This commentary deals with the Bible text literally as a love song. 30. it is one God who shall justify--"has unchangeably fixed that He shall justify." The Book of Romans. All rights reserved. . Romans bible commentary: A free on-line Bible study of the book of Romans. Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ-To this introduction the conclusion answers, Romans 15:15, etc. All must plead guilty. Resources. excluded. But now speaks of the newness of God’s work in Jesus Christ – it really is a New Covenant. 13, Romans fourteen, Rom. When we believe in Jesus, we are showing the true purpose of God's Laws. L et’s take a close look at Romans chapter 3 and study it together and add some personal commentary to it. Commentary on Romans 2:1-16 (Read Romans 2:1-16) The Jews thought themselves a holy people, entitled to their privileges by right, while they were unthankful, rebellious, and unrighteous. Salem Media Group. Nobody becomes right with God because they have done good things. So, God should not say that I am a bad person. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. If God had done that, then Abraham would have been able to say great things about himself. God will always do what he says. Psalm 53:1-6 is the same as Psalm 14:1-7 , with some slight variations. Nobody can be good and great, as God wanted them to be. She is more precious than rubies, and all the things that thou canst desire ar… Objections answered. Note, How broad and deep does the apostle in this section lay the foundations of his great doctrine of Justification by free grace--in the disorder of man's whole nature, the consequent universality of human guilt, the condemnation, by reason of the breach of divine law, of the whole world, and the impossibility of justification before God by obedience to that violated law! with their tongues they have used deceit--( Psalms 5:9 ); that is, "That tongue which is man's glory ( Psalms 16:9 , 57:8 ) is prostituted to the purposes of deception." for by the law is the knowledge of. The καθὼς γέγραπται with which it is introduced, shows that the assertion of indiscriminate sinfulness which the Apostle has just made, corresponds with Scripture testimony. The law could not save in or from sins, yet it gave the Jews advantages for obtaining salvation. 22 God accepts people as right with himself because Jesus Christ did what God wanted. God always decides what is right and fair. Study the bible online using commentary on Romans 3 and more! Romans 3 Commentary; BIBLICAL ILLUSTRATOR. The “long suffering” of God is manifested--(a) By looking at the will of God. 18. 22 God makes people right through their faith in # 3:22 their faith in Or “the faithfulness of.” Jesus Christ. This therefore stamps falsehood upon every form of "justification by works," whereas the doctrine that. Isaiah: God controls the Nations - by Norman Hillyer. Romans 3:18 - ' There is no fear of God before their eyes .' He wished to be buried in his beloved village, but the sentiment of educated men demanded a place in Westminster Abbey beside Isaac Newton. But "faith in Christ" is used in Galatians 3:26 and Ephesians 1:15 ; and "faith in His blood" is the natural and appropriate meaning here. 1 So someone may ask, ‘Does it help a person if they are a Jew, rather than a Gentile? Romans 3:21-26 . (3) The glory of God's law, in its eternal and immutable obligations, is then only fully apprehended by the sinner, and then only is it enthroned in the depths of his soul, when, believing that "He was made sin for him who knew no sin," he sees himself "made the righteousness of God in Him" ( 2 Corinthians 5:21 ). 21-23. . God has shown us the way that he will accept people as right with himself. (3) It is on the atoning blood of Christ, as the one propitiatory sacrifice which God hath set forth to the eye of the guilty, that the faith of the convinced and trembling sinner fastens for deliverance from wrath. Song of Songs: The Beautiful Woman behind the Veil - by Sarah Ruth. Do that which is good - Be a virtuous and peaceable citizen; abstain from crime, and yield obedience to all the just laws of the land, And thou shalt have praise of the same - Compare 1 Peter 2:14-15. 18 They refuse to respect God in any way.’. 10-12. is manifested, being witnessed--attested. 3 The Law that God gave to Moses could not make us free like that. This expresses an idea which is key to understanding how to be saved from God's wrath and included in His family. 3. Commentary. 5 Maybe some people may say, ‘The wrong things that we do show more clearly that God is always right. If so, it cannot be of God. Romans » Chapter 3 » exegesis. A list of the best commentaries on Romans ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. But away with such a thought, for it does just the reverse." The first is that God chose to give his messages to the Jewish people. 3. Much every way; chiefly, because--rather, "first, that." In thus not imputing them, God was righteous, but He was not seen to be so; there was no "manifestation of His righteousness" in doing so under the. This is evident from Romans 3:20-21, where the apostle shows that no man could be justified by deeds of law, by conformity with the moral law. But now: These words provide the most glorious transition from the judgment of Romans 3:20 to the justification of Romans 3:21. i. It points at Christ, and it refers to the promise, Genesis 12:3. So, perhaps God is wrong to punish us.’ 6 That is not true! His human body was like the body of people who do wrong things. The quotation in Romans 3:10-12, is from Psalm 14:1-3; and from Psalm 53:1-3. 3 But you may say, ‘Some Jews did not believe God's messages as they should have done. In answer to the question, "What advantage hath the Jew?" 24. justified freely--without anything done on our part to deserve. The general sentiment, however, is the same in both--that we are to vindicate the righteousness of God, at whatever expense to ourselves. He will also accept other people as right with himself if they believe in Christ. He accepts people as right with himself if they believe in Jesus. 21 But now we can know how to become right with God. through the forbearance of God--God not remitting but only forbearing to punish them, or passing them by, until an adequate atonement for them should be made. Aquila and Priscilla from Rome were probably Christians before they met Paul in Corinth (Acts 18:1-3). God forgives us if we trust in Jesus and the blood of his sacrifice. 25, 26. Please leave your own comment so that we can all learn from one another. Resources. Romans bible commentary: A free on-line Bible study of the book of Romans. When we say that all people need to believe in Jesus, does that mean that God's Laws have no purpose? 13, Romans fourteen, Rom. 27, 28. We cannot say that we Jews are better than other people. God forbid; for then how shall God judge the world?--that is, "Far from us be such a thought; for that would strike down all future judgment. Romans 3:9-20 . [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Romans 3:23 is another of the best-known and most often-quoted verses in all of the Bible. . What does Romans 3:23 mean? 12 They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. 22 God makes people right through their faith in # 3:22 their faith in Or “the faithfulness of.” Jesus Christ. © MissionAssist 2021 23 All people have done wrong things. Romans 3 Commentary; BRIAN BILL. With respect even to the reprobate, the antecedent will of God ought, indeed, to be held as of great account; for what they have not, they, nevertheless, might have had; and this very circumstance confers upon them an altogether great privilege; and even though they do not perceive it to be so [or uphold it], still this peculiar advantage [Romans 3:1, τὸ περισσόν] remains, that the glory of God, and the glory of the … For what if some did not believe?--It is the unbelief of the great body of the nation which the apostle points at; but as it sufficed for his argument to put the supposition thus gently, he uses this word "some" to soften prejudice. Come short of being glorified by God. Romans 3. 20 God's Law shows people clearly that they have done wrong things. He has now shown us that new way, which the law and the prophets told us about. In Thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. 4. 3 But you may say, ‘Some Jews did not believe God's messages as they should have done. This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. It is not because they do the good things which God's Law teaches. 28 So, this is what we are saying. Though he knows that he is "justified freely, by God's grace," it is only because it is "through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus" that he is able to find peace and rest even in this ( Romans 3:25 ). God accepts every person who believes in Christ. 2. 3 Remember what the 7, 8. (b) By … 9. are we better than they?--"do we excel them?" 22. by faith of--that is, "in" Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe--that is, perhaps, brought nigh "unto all" men the Gospel, and actually "upon all" believing men, as theirs in possession [LUTHER and others]; but most interpreters understand both statements" of believers as only a more emphatic way of saying that all believers, without distinction or exception, are put in possession of this gratuitous justification, purely by faith in Christ Jesus. Commentary on Romans 4:13-22 (Read Romans 4:13-22) The promise was made to Abraham long before the law. The law worketh wrath, by showing that every … I saw the sufficiency of the atonement he had made for my pardon and justification. v17 Now I am writing this part to any one of you who is a *Jew. Romans 3 Commentary; JOSEPH BENSON. But the propitiation through faith in Christ's blood resolves the paradox and harmonizes the discordant elements. Answer: 2. God's Righteousness Upheld - Then what advantage has the Jew? God forbid--literally, "Let it not be," that is, "Away with such a thought"--a favorite expression of our apostle, when he would not only repudiate a supposed consequence of his doctrine, but express his abhorrence of it. The Book of Romans is among my favorites in the entire Bible. his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him that believeth in Jesus--Glorious paradox! He does not desire “that any should” perish, but that all should come to repentance. Come short of justification, or acceptance with God, which is glory begun-come short of the holiness or sanctification which is the glorious image of God upon man, and have overthrown all hopes and expectations of being glorified with God in heaven by any righteousness of their own. But all who act thus, of every nation, age, and description, must be reminded that the judgment of God will be according to their real character. See the note. Romans 3 - Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible . ... Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. iii. As it is written, &c.--( Psalms 14:1-3 , 53:1-3 ). 1, 2. Romans 3:23 Contemporary English Version ... An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible ... Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. The “forbearance” of God is His withholding the judgments which are due to His enemies (Romans 3:24, etc.). "Let God be true, and every man a liar" ( Romans 3:4 ); and as many advocates of salvation by grace as say, "Let us do evil that good may come," "their damnation is just" ( Romans 3:8 ). This book has caused many to come to saving faith as they are walked down the Roman Road of Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23 and many others. GOD'S JUSTIFYING RIGHTEOUSNESS THROUGH FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST, ALIKE ADAPTED TO OUR NECESSITIES AND WORTHY OF HIMSELF. Immediately I received strength to believe, and the full beam of the Sun of righteousness shone upon me. Jesus Christ has paid for our sins so that we have become free. The things that they say hurt people, like a snake's poison. But that God should encourage such a spirit in sinners, by any procedure of His, is incredible. But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, etc. But in the apostle's esteem, "the oracles of God" were the jewel of the ancient Church ( Romans 3:1 Romans 3:2 ). Either the phrase “being justified” may be taken as corresponding to “all them that believe” in Romans 3:22, the change of case being an irregularity suggested by the form of the sentence immediately preceding; or the construction may be considered to be regular, and the participle “being justified” would then be dependent upon the last finite verb: “they come short of the glory of God, and in that very state … But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. I flung myself into a chair near the window, and seeing a Bible there, ventured once more to apply to it for comfort and instruction. "The Scriptures do not authorize such a use of God's name as must have been common among the English translators of the Bible" [HODGE]. ( 7:21-23 , Psalms 19:12 ). For in that "God hath made Him to be sin for us who knew no sin," justice has full satisfaction; and in that "we are made the righteousness of God in Him," mercy has her heart's delight! It’s text, from the book of Proverbs, may stand as the most fitting testimony to Darwin’s greatness: ‘Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and getteth understanding. And now God comes forward and manifests His righteousness. What if some were unfaithful? 5, 6. The first is that God chose to give his messages to the Jewish people. . Romans 4 Resources - Multiple Sermons and Commentaries Listen to Dr J Vernon McGee on Mp3: Romans 4:1 ; Romans 4:2-3 Paul now proceeds to illustrate justification by faith apart from the law and works of the law in Romans 3, and uses the examples of Abraham and David, two ancestors of whom the Jews were especially proud. Everyone is the same. You possess the *Law that God gave to *Moses. God forbid: yea, we establish the law--It will be observed here, that, important as was this objection, and opening up as it did so noble a field for the illustration of the peculiar glory of the Gospel, the apostle does no more here than indignantly repel it, intending at a subsequent stage of his argument ( Romans 6:1-23 ) to resume and discuss it at length. in his sight--at His bar ( Psalms 143:2 ). How graphic is this picture of human depravity, finding its way through each several organ of the body into the life ( Romans 3:13-17 ):but how small a part of the "desperate wickedness" that is within ( Jeremiah 17:9 ) "proceedeth out of the heart of man!" and come short of the glory--or "praise" of God--that is, "have failed to earn His approbation" (compare John 12:43 , Greek). 19. Much in every way. Nay; but by the law of faith. 10 This is written in the Bible: There is not even one person who is like that. This is what is written in the Bible: ‘Your message is true. You can find the best commentary on Romans for … (Romans 3:21-22.) 27 So then, nobody should be proud that they are good enough. You are very proud that you belong to … Commentaries for Romans Chapter 3 ... View the entire commentary. Commentary. The corruption in our nature, will for ever stop any justification by our own works. If there be no righteousness within, there will be no acts of goodness without. 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