If his great aim is to do the will of God, and if he seeks to discharge with fidelity all his duties to God and man, he is renewed. David said it well in Psalm 23, "my cup overflows." So, on the other hand, a man under the influence of, possessed by an evil spirit, is called ἄνθρωπος ἐν πνεύματι ἀκαθάρτῳ, Mark 1:23. Pentecost Sunday celebrates Godâs gift of the Holy Spirit. The great issue at stake in these chapters is God's faithfulness. Verses 14-17. “The Messianic kingdom is not eating and drinking;” i.e., the essential characteristic of this kingdom does not consist in the principle that a man, in order to become a member of it, should eat and drink this or that or everything without distinction, but in the principle that one should be upright, etc. Meat and drink - In observing distinctions between different kinds of food, or making such observances a matter of conscience as the Jews did. Comp. 2013. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". 19-21).â ‘For the Kingly Rule of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.’. "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". Renewal 1960. But as I have said, these few things he has accommodated to his present subject. 1 Thessalonians 5:23 (after 12–22), 2 Thessalonians 3:16 (after 6–15). The righteousness, peace, and joy intended, are those of which the Holy Spirit is the author. This is favored by the tone of the entire Epistle. For many Christians, the Holy Spirit remains a puzzle. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/romans-14.html. It neither particularly enjoins nor particularly forbids such. 1865-1868. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". 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". In this verse of Scripture joy is not the first but the last of three. The reading for Holy Trinity (Romans 8:12-17) requires one to back up to an earlier â¦ Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 8:12-17" But in righteousness - The image of God stamped on the heart; the love of God and man, accompanied with the peace that passeth all understanding, and joy in the Holy Ghost. Those things indeed, which are necessary either to build up or preserve the kingdom of God, are by no means to be neglected, whatever offenses may hence follow: but if for love’s sake it be lawful to abstain from meat, while God’s honor is uninjured, while Christ’s kingdom suffers no harm, while religion is not hindered, then they are not to be borne with, who for meat’s sake disturb the Church. Meat and drink, or rather, eating ( Î²ÏÏÍÏÎ¹Ï) and drinking ( ÏÎ¿ÌÏÎ¹Ï.) These are thus the things on which we should concentrate our attention, trying to ensure that they are enjoyed by all. esp. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/fam/romans-14.html. porque el reino de Dios no es comida ni bebida, sino justicia, paz y gozo en el Espíritu Santo. 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. Romans 14:17 New King James Version (NKJV). 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. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Romans 14:17". Charles Schribner's Sons. 1897-1910. Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. No fear of corruption for we will be redeemed from physical death (v.19-25 cf Hebrews 9:15, 1Corinthians 15:53). (Read full chapter BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. The theocracy of the Old Testament was ceremonial and ritual; that of the New is inward and spiritual. Click the Bible to visit the new StudyLight.org being developed!! after the Spirit. Upon Romans 7:5he comments, from Romans 7:7-25, and upon ; 7:6he comments, ; 8:1-11. cit 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. In this passage peace is placed before joy, while joy is elsewhere put before peace, as in the following chapter, ver. Sadly, such cruel realities persist today in many parts of the world, where families crushed by poverty abandon infants they cannot afford to raise, or sell children into the slavery of child labor or child prostitution. Romans 8:1-4 Under the gospel we are free from condemnation, walking. Used by permission of Broadman Press (Southern Baptist Sunday School Board). "Commentary on Romans 14:17". A night of many stars may seem brighter than a day of many clouds; but the night is notwithstanding far different from day. It has already been remarked (Romans 14:4), that with all his desire of peace, no one was more firm and unyielding, when any dereliction of Christian principle was required of him, than the apostle. Kingdom of God—The divine dominion in the soul under Christ. 117.) "Family Bible New Testament". 1896. Luke 22:29 f.; John 18:36. BibliographyConstable, Thomas. Ver. 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. 1863-1878. Is not eating and drinking; the act of eating and drinking, not, food (as in Romans 14:15; Romans 14:20). He begins here at Romans 3:20 because he wants to start the published volumes at what he calls the âheartâ of Romans. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/romans-14.html. Chapter 10. on Matthew 3:2; Matthew 6:10; 1 Corinthians 4:20; Colossians 1:13), and so is not here, anything else than the Messiah’s kingdom, the erection of which begins with the Parousia, belonging not to the αἰὼν οὗτος, but to the αἰὼν μέλλων (1 Corinthians 6:9-10; 1 Corinthians 15:24; 1 Corinthians 15:50; Galatians 5:21; Ephesians 5:5; Colossians 4:11; 1 Thessalonians 2:12; 2 Thessalonians 1:5); not therefore the (invisible) church, the regnum gratiae, or the earthly ethical kingdom of God (Reiche, de Wette, Philippi, Lipsius, following older expositors), res Christiana (Baumgarten-Crusius), and the like. Peace. 1870. 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. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". Romans 14:17 â¢ Romans 14:17 NIV â¢ Romans 14:17 NLT â¢ Romans 14:17 ESV â¢ Romans 14:17 NASB â¢ Romans 14:17 KJV â¢ Romans 14:17 Commentaries â¢ Romans 14:17 Bible Apps â¢ Romans 14:17 Biblia Paralela â¢ Romans 14:17 Chinese Bible â¢ Romans 14:17 French Bible â¢ Romans 14:17 German Bible Interlinear Bible Bible Hub For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesusâ¦ These words are of difficult interpretation. Peace: good harmony between all the members of the church. 1 Corintios 8:8 Pero la comida no nos recomendará a Dios, pues ni somos menos si no comemos, ni somos más si comemos. 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. "Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/romans-14.html. Here lies the root of the ailment, and here, therefore, must the cure begin. 1897. God has a covenant relationship with Israel: â¢ God promised Abram, "I â¦ "Commentary on Romans 14:17". 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. τ. θ. with δικαιοσύνη in S. Paul cf. The first - "righteousness" - has respect to God, denoting here 'rectitude,' in its widest sense (as in Matthew 6:33); the second - "peace" - has respect to our neighbours, denoting 'concord' among brethren (as is plain from Romans 14:19 : cf. But righteousness - This word here means “virtue, integrity,” a faithful discharge of all the duties which we owe to God or to our fellow-men. Two views: (1.) © 2001-2020, StudyLight.org. Romans 14:17. "The Adam Clarke Commentary". "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". 1851. And peace - In the soul, from a sense of God's mercy; peace regulating, ruling, and harmonizing the heart. 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The force from above, which is the essence of the kingdom of God, does not consist in being able to eat or drink more or less freely and regardlessly toward our neighbor, but in realizing in life the three dispositions mentioned, by triumphing over our own tastes and vanity. 1917. A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Romans. 1999-2014. joy. No doubt for Paul the transcendent associations would always cling to the name, so that we should lose a great deal of what it meant for him if we translated it by “the Christian religion” or any such form of words. Joy is the home in which the pilgrim rests; righteousness and peace are the paths by which he reaches it. If we are regenerated children of God and led by His Spirit, we will exhibit His character and spiritual image. No principle of duty is sacrificed; nothing essential to religion is disregarded, for religion does not consist in external observances, but in the inward graces of the Spirit. 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 New York, USA. He uses similar arguments in his first Epistle to the Corinthians: “Meat,” he says, “for the stomach, and the stomach for meat; but God will destroy both,” (1 Corinthians 6:13 :), “If we eat, we shall not abound,” (1 Corinthians 8:8.). Romans 8:14 Context. Browse Sermons on Romans 14:17. In much more positive cases â¦ Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 8:12-17" In the Holy Ghost - Produced “by” the Holy Spirit; Romans 5:5; compare Galatians 5:22-23. The primary issues in the lives of dedicated Christians should not be external amoral practices but the great spiritual qualities that the Holy Spirit seeks to produce in them. Used by Permission. If the previous verse refers to Christian liberty, then this verse urges a limitation of it, because nothing essential to the kingdom is involved in this restriction. 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. The transitive explanation of the joy which the Christian diffuses over others (Grotius, Koppe, Reiche, and others) is supported neither by the simple word nor by N. T. usage elsewhere. "William Godbey's Commentary on the New Testament". Please leave your own comment so that we can all learn from one another. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, John Etheridge Translation of the Peshitta, James Murdock Translation of the Peshitta, For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, But righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, Kingdom, Kingdom of God, Kingdom of Heaven. on John 17:3. βρῶσις, eating, i.e. "Sermon Bible Commentary". 17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, 18 because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval. It springs from a sense of reconciliation with God. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". In the Holy Ghost—This clause is to be applied to each of the three. "Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament". Romans 6:1-13 Though justified by grace, we may not live in sin; since the very figure of baptism requireth us to die. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/romans-14.html. This Illustrated by Marriage. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". (2.) Men are peculiarly prone to cling to externals in religious worship. Romans 14:17. It was indeed built again not long after, but was again burned to the ground. That the religious import ought to be put in the forefront is shown by χαρὰ ἐν πν. Powered by Lightspeed Technology speed Technology I. Righteousness. On its practical, ethical side, as shown in moral rectitude toward men. ch. I need not cherish my dread when He has taken His wrath away. See on Luke 6:20, and compare Matthew 3:2. The peculiarity of Christianity consists in the unity which it gives to these attributes as naturally flowing from a spring of deep religious emotion, and from the finish and perfection which it adds to them by the introduction of that third term, âjoy in the Holy Ghost.â Many individuals have shown, and still show, with greater or less approximation, what the Christian type should be, but the great and only perfect Exemplar is Jesus Himself, and that less, perhaps, in the later portion of His career, when He was fulfilling that other side of His mission, to âbear the sins of manyâ as the Saviour of mankind, than in the earlier untroubled phase which finds expression in the Sermon on the Mount. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". 1801-1803. When he saith, the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, he means, that it doth not stand or consist therein. This verse contains a new argument to persuade Christians not to strive about meats, or such like things; and that is, that the kingdom of God doth not consist in these, but in weightier matters. All rights reserved. Hence, it is said in Colossians 2:16, “Let no man judge you in meat or in drink;” compare 1 Corinthians 8:8; 1 Corinthians 4:20. Even the coming Messianic kingdom had been seen in terms of a Messianic feast (e.g. Romans chapter 14 is a complex segment of scripture that frequently is both misunderstood and abused. So Christian men stand toward life and death (Romans 8:1-13); how toward God?Romans 8:14. It Slew Christ and We Have Died with Him. For the kingdom of God is not meat, &c.— "The kingdom of God neither prohibits nor enjoins such things as these, nor is it taken up with such little matters; but the great design of it is to regulate the temper of its professors, and in the most effectual manner to cultivate and promote righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost; that is, a serene temper and a holy joy, supported by a consciousness of strict integrity, established on principles of universal love, and inspired by the blessed Spirit of God." 1-4); (2) the free character of salvation (vv. It is the righteousness of faith, both objective and subjective; peace is the concord between God and the soul, between reason and conscience, between the heart and our fellow men. The Testimony of S. Paul to Christ, p. 316 f. ἡ βασιλεία τοῦ θεοῦ. denote “justification,” the right relation of man to God? The peace here spoken of is opposed to the terrors of conscience which the unregenerate experience, and to the opposition in their hearts to God, as well as to every species of false peace by which they may be deluded. ἡ βασιλ. Haldane's Exposition on the Epistle to the Romans, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, But righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost, Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament. Romans 7. He covered Romans 1:1â14:17 during the period October, 1955 to March, 1968. But there is much confusion about the Spirit. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. Rather it was in order to feed men’s hearts (compare Isaiah 55:1-3) and fulfil what was in their inner beings. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. The apostle expresses his earnest desire for the salvation of the Jews, 1.Having a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge, they sought salvation by works, and not by faith in Christ, 2-4.The righteousness which is of the law described, 5.That which is by faith described also, 6-10.He that believes and calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved, 11-13. 12-18); and (4) they failed to see that all this, as well as their own rejection, was the prediction of their own Scriptures (vv. And this in turn results in joy (Romans 5:2) and all the consequence of the work of the Holy Spirit (in Romans 5:2-5), while later on practical righteousness is required Romans 6:16; Romans 6:18-19. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". BibliographyClarke, Adam. However, where the one exists, there will the other be found, and in an equal proportion. 17. But righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. (Romans 8:14-39). "Commentary on Romans 14:17". In these things Christianity consists.". This use of the expression, however, does not exclude another, which is more akin to what we find in the Gospels, and regards the Kingdom of God as in some sense also present: we have examples of this here, and in 1 Corinthians 4:20 : perhaps also in Acts 20:25. It is the want of righteousness, or guilt, that disturbs our peace or damps our joy. How can n we who died to sin still live in it? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pet/romans-14.html. Romans 14:17 The Joy Set Before Him â¢ Hebrews 12:2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the crossâ¦ â¢ James 1:2 Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, â¢ 2 Corinthians 7:4 â¦I am overflowing with joy in all our affliction. 1840-57. 17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. 1: p. 285. Nothing else has anything to do with it. "Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges". And though it was necessary, when mention was made of these things, that the Spirit should have been declared as the author; yet he meant in this place indirectly to oppose the Spirit to external things, that we might know, that the things which belong to the kingdom of God continue complete to us without the use of meats. Romans 14:15), and specially according to Romans 14:18 ( δουλεύων τῷ χ.) Gálatas 5:22 Romans 8:14-17. The night sometimes, through moon and stars and wintry meteors, has a good deal of light in it; and the day sometimes, through rising smoke and hovering clouds, has a good deal of darkness in it. Righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. For the kingdom of God - or, as we should say, Religion; i:e., the proper business and blessedness for which Christians are formed into a community of renewed men in thorough subjection to God (cf. An archive of previous 'God's Holy Fire' devotionals from Heartlight. See also Robert L. Saucy, "The Presence of the Kingdom and the Life of the Church," Bibliotheca Sacra145:577 (January-March1988):42. See John 6:55. Commentary on Romans 8:28â30. BibliographyBengel, Johann Albrecht. Joy is the home in which the pilgrim rests; righteousness and peace are the paths by which he reaches it. See also Robert L. Saucy, "The Presence of the Kingdom and the Life of the Church," Bibliotheca Sacra145:577 (January-March1988):42.]. iii Romans, Verse by Verse, published by Baker Publishing, is the foundation of study for the analysis of the doctrinal commentary. El que de esta manera sirve a Cristo, agrada a Dios y es aprobado por los hombres. This joy in His people is an everlasting joy, neither capable of increase nor diminution; but their joy is variable according as they are exercising faith in Him, and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost. Not peace with God, reconciliation, as Romans 5:1, but mutual concord among Christians. "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/vnt/romans-14.html. 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. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". When peace is proclaimed from the judgment-seat to me, peace echoes from my glad heart up to heaven again. Romans 15:13; Galatians 5:22. ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ain/romans-14.html. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". 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. In explaining his position in Romans 7:5he shows: 1. This imports that the service which belongs to the kingdom of God, and which He requires from all His subjects, does not consist in abstaining from, or in using, any kind of meats. Righteousness is that which enables us to stand before God, because it satisfies the demands of the law. He that loveth his brother, rejoiceth in his welfare, 1 Corinthians 13:6; and therefore will not offend, or occasion him to sin. Well may we rejoice in privileges like these before us, (Romans 8:14-17.) In respect of the happiness which these two conditions yield, they are related as night and day are related in respect to light. ἐπουράνιον. Commentary on Romans 8:32-39 (Read Romans 8:32-39) All things whatever, in heaven and earth, are not so great a display of God's free love, as the gift of his coequal Son to be the atonement on the cross for the sin of man; and all the rest follows upon union with him, and interest in him. And peace - This word, in this place, does not refer to the internal “peace” and happiness which the Christian has in his own mind (compare the notes at Romans 5:1); but to peace or concord in opposition to “contention” among brethren. See the note on Matthew 3:2. 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 â¦ In a word, it is happiness brought into the soul by the Holy Spirit, and maintained there by the same influence. A similar contrast comes out in Ephesians 5:18-20, ‘Do not be drunk with wine in which is excess, but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to yourselves in psalms, and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your hearts to the LORD, giving thanks always for all things ---.’. This definition of the Kingly Rule of God as consisting in righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit mirrors the earlier part of Romans. 1974. In addition to goodness, peace, and joy (Romans 14:17 NLT), the presence of the Holy Spirit brings deep, abiding, and personal hope! The corresponding word for that which is drunk ( πῶμα ) is not found in the New Testament, though πόμα drinkoccurs 1 Corinthians 10:4; Hebrews 9:10, and both in classical and New-Testament Greek, πόσις theact of drinking is used also for that which is drunk. [Note: Sanday and Headlam, p391. We live in the overflow of God's grace. III. I Cor. Christ's sacrifice and work correspond to this twofold need of guilty man. Romans 10:11 - For the Scripture says, ' Whoever believes in Him will not be disappointed .' "Commentary on Romans 14:17". But righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". He, in passing, has set these in opposition to meat and drink; not for the purpose of enumerating all the things which constitute the kingdom of Christ, but of showing, that it consists of spiritual things. "Commentary on Romans 14:17". For the kingdom of God — or, as we should say, Religion; that is, the proper business and blessedness for which Christians are formed into a community of renewed men in thorough subjection to God (compare 1 Corinthians 4:20). The peace of which the text speaks dwells on earth, but it has been produced there by another peace which has its home in heaven. For it is not worth while to let it be disgraced and become useless for such a trifle; for no part of the advance of Christ’s gospel can be bound up in, or consist in, meat and drink: but in righteousness ( ὁ ἐνάρετος βίος, Chrys., but of course to be taken in union with the doctrine of the former part of the Epistle—righteousness by justification,—bringing forth the fruits of faith, which would be hindered by faith itself being disturbed), and peace ( ἡ πρὸς τὸν ἀδελφὸν εἰρήνη, ᾗ ἐναντιοῦται αὕτη ἡ φιλονεικία, id.) 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