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Bible Commentaries

James Nisbet's Church Pulpit Commentary


- Romans

by James Nisbet

Romans 1:1‘A Servant of Jesus Christ’

Romans 1:7 Our Calling

Romans 1:7‘One Communion and Fellowship’

Romans 1:7 Grounds of Our Calling

Romans 1:9 Marks of Spiritual Service

Romans 1:14-Ezra : The Sphere of Spiritual Service

Romans 1:16 Not Ashamed of the Gospel

Romans 1:16 The Gospel and Life

Romans 1:16 The Christian’s First Promise

Romans 1:16 The Power of God

Romans 1:16 The Power of the Cross

Romans 1:16 Have We Power?

Romans 1:16 Our Responsibility Towards the Gospel

Romans 1:16 Witnesses to the Power

Romans 1:16 Missions to Jews

Romans 1:16 The Claim of the Jew

Romans 1:16 Jew and Greek

Romans 1:17 Justifying Faith

Romans 2:4 God’s Goodness

Romans 2:4 An Incentive to Repentance

Romans 2:14-Ezra : The Witness of Conscience

Romans 2:16 The Judgment

Romans 2:28-Joel : Covenant Relationship with God

Romans 3:1-Exodus : Our Debt to the Jews

Romans 3:20 What is Sin?

Romans 3:24 Atonement

Romans 3:24 Redemption

Romans 3:26 Justification

Romans 3:26 Faith and Justification

Romans 3:29 The God of the Gentiles

Romans 3:30 (r.v.) The Unity of the Godhead

Romans 4:3 Justification by Faith

Romans 4:7 The Covering of Sin

Romans 4:8 The Blessedness of the Believer

Romans 4:8 The Gift of Forgiveness

Romans 4:12 The Triumph of Faith

Romans 5:1 Peace with God

Romans 5:1-Deuteronomy : Present Privileges of the Justified

Romans 5:5 The Giver and the Gift

Romans 5:5 The Holy Spirit and the Love of God

Romans 5:5 The Fountain of God’s Love

Romans 5:5 Love Shed Abroad

Romans 5:6 For Whom Christ Died

Romans 5:8 The Depth of God’s Love

Romans 5:10 Salvation by Life

Romans 5:10 Christ’s Life in Heaven

Romans 5:12; Romans 5:19 Adam and Christ

Romans 5:20 The Triumph of Grace

Romans 6:3 Union with Christ

Romans 6:4 The Baptized Christian

Romans 6:4 The Christian Walk

Romans 6:4 A Permanent Factor in Spiritual Life

Romans 6:4 Resurrection Freshness

Romans 6:4 Aims in the Christian Life

Romans 6:4 A New Creature

Romans 6:4 A Religion of Newness

Romans 6:7 Freedom by Death

Romans 6:8 Christ and His People

Romans 6:11 From Death unto Life

Romans 6:11 The Reckoning

Romans 6:11 Death and Life

Romans 6:11 Alive unto God

Romans 6:13 A Living Sacrifice

Romans 6:14 A Great Promise

Romans 6:20 Slaves of Sin

Romans 6:21 The Hideousness of Sin

Romans 6:22 The Great Change

Romans 6:22 The Higher Life

Romans 6:23 The Wages of Sin

Romans 6:23 The Sense of Sin

Romans 6:23 What is Sin?

Romans 6:23 A Contrast

Romans 6:23 God’s Gift

Romans 6:23‘That they might have Life’

Romans 6:23 What is Life?

Romans 7:6 Spirit or Letter

Romans 7:13 The Sinfulness of Sin

Romans 7:23-Lamentations : Restoration of Fallen Humanity

Romans 7:23-Lamentations : The Bitter Cry of Humanity

Romans 7:23-Lamentations : St. Paul’s Conception of Christ’s Work

Romans 7:23-Lamentations : The Great Deliverer

Romans 8:1 No Condemnation

Romans 8:8 On Pleasing God

Romans 8:9 Heart-searching Words

Romans 8:9 The Work and Sphere of the Holy Ghost

Romans 8:9 The Spirit of Christ

Romans 8:9 Personal Examination

Romans 8:11 Easter Thoughts

Romans 8:12 The Christian’s Indebtedness

Romans 8:14 Faith in the Holy Ghost

Romans 8:14 The Christian Birthright

Romans 8:14 The Leading of the Holy Spirit

Romans 8:14 By Whom are we Led?

Romans 8:14 The Presence of the Holy Spirit

Romans 8:14 A Provision and a Test

Romans 8:14 Whom the Holy Spirit will Guide

Romans 8:15 The Family of God

Romans 8:15 The Individual Power of the Christian Life

Romans 8:15 The Spirit of Adoption

Romans 8:16 The Witness Within

Romans 8:17 Heirs of God

Romans 8:17 Suffering the Prelude to Glory

Romans 8:18 The Ministry of Suffering

Romans 8:18 The Mystery of Suffering

Romans 8:18 Sufferings and Glory

Romans 8:18 Preparation for Glory

Romans 8:19 The Waiting Church

Romans 8:19 Our Relation to the Animal World

Romans 8:20 The Vanity of Creation

Romans 8:20-Ecclesiastes : The Hope of Creation

Romans 8:20-Ecclesiastes : Spiritual Development

Romans 8:22 Christian Knowledge

Romans 8:22 The Sacring of Pain

Romans 8:25 Patient Waiting

Romans 8:26 (r.v) The Holy Spirit of Help

Romans 8:37‘More than Conquerors’

Romans 8:38-Malachi : No Separation

Romans 9:13 The Story of Jacoh

Romans 9:13 Sowing and Reaping

Romans 9:13-2 Chronicles : No Unrighteousness with God

Romans 9:16 Predestination and Free Will

Romans 9:30 Faith and Righteousness

Romans 10:1‘The Heart’s Desire and Prayer’

Romans 10:9 Confirmation

Romans 10:17 Faith

Romans 10:21 The Outstretched Hand

Romans 11:8 Spiritual Blindness

Romans 11:11 Christianity and the Jews

Romans 11:12 The Salvation of the Jews

Romans 11:20 The Downfall of the Jews

Romans 11:20 Standing by Faith

Romans 11:36 God’s Revelation to Man

Romans 11:36 Divine Omnipotence

Romans 12:1-Exodus : St. Paul’s Appeal for Christian Worship

Romans 12:1-Exodus : Consecration of Life

Romans 12:1-Exodus : Dedication of Life

Romans 12:1-Exodus :‘A Living Sacrifice’

Romans 12:3 Humility

Romans 12:4-Deuteronomy : Unity

Romans 12:5‘Members One of Another’

Romans 12:5 Universal Brotherhood

Romans 12:11 Enthusiasm

Romans 12:16 (r.v.) A Much-needed Precept

Romans 12:16 (r.v.) Sympathy One with Another

Romans 12:18 Resentment

Romans 13:1 The Christian Citizen

Romans 13:4 The Ministry of Monarchy

Romans 13:6 God’s Civic Ministers

Romans 13:10 Christian Love

Romans 13:10 The Law Fulfilled by Love

Romans 13:12 The Coming Day

Romans 13:12 The Christian Life

Romans 14:7 Personal Influence

Romans 14:7‘One Touch of Nature makes the whole World Kin’

Romans 14:8 Life and Death Unto the Lord

Romans 14:12 A Question of Account

Romans 15:4 The Unity of the Bible

Romans 15:4 The Work of the Bible

Romans 15:13 The God of Hope

Romans 15:13 (r.v.)‘In the Power of the Holy Ghost’

Romans 16:14 Some Proper Names

Romans 16:25-Ezekiel : The Scriptures of the Prophets