11-14 But make sure that you don’t get so absorbed and exhausted in taking care of all your day-by-day obligations that you lose track of the time and doze off, oblivious to God. Read it for yourself in Scripture: “As I live and breathe,” God says,    “every knee will bow before me;Every tongue will tell the honest truth    that I and only I am God.”. Romans 13:14 View Full Chapter. Duly constituted authorities are only a threat if you’re trying to get by with something. Romans 5:13-14 The Message (MSG) The Death-Dealing Sin, the Life-Giving Gift. And that’s not the only time. 5 Or, say, one person thinks that some days should be set aside as holy and another thinks that each day is pretty much like any other. 14Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh. Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Children of the Day” Romans 13:11-14 Review In the first 11 chapters of Romans, Paul powerfully proclaims the truths concerning God’s wonderful salvation plan. This is the specifically Christian nature of the εὐσχημόνως περιπ. Romans 13 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Be Subject to Government. Insofar as there is peace and order, it’s God’s order. 2 Therefore [] whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves. 3-5 Do you want to be on good terms with the government? Romans 13:14, KJV: "But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof." Romans 13:14 Get out of bed and get dressed! So, each person is free to follow the convictions of conscience. The law code—don’t sleep with another person’s spouse, don’t take someone’s life, don’t take what isn’t yours, don’t always be wanting what you don’t have, and any other “don’t” you can think of—finally adds up to this: Love other people as well as you do yourself. 11-14 But make sure that you don’t get so absorbed and exhausted in taking care of all your day-by-day obligations that you lose track of the time and doze off, oblivious to God. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). This purpose expressed in this manner in the Epistle, and the Acts of the Apostles, has been shown by Dr. Paley (Horae Paulinae on Romans 1:13) to be one of those undesigned coincidences which strongly show that both books are genuine; compare Romans 15:23-24, with Acts 19:21. God also has an interest in keeping order, and he uses them to do it. We can’t afford to waste a minute, must not squander these precious daylight hours in frivolity and indulgence, in sleeping around and dissipation, in bickering and grabbing everything in sight. But the expression is figurative, signifying the idea: Unite yourselves in the closest fellowship of life with Christ, so that you may wholly present the mind and life of Christ in your conduct. So live responsibly as a citizen. All governments are under God. Romans 9:10-13-14-18 MSG. When you sit down to a meal, your primary concern should not be to feed your own face but to share the life of Jesus. Insofar as there is peace and order, it’s God’s order. Eventually, we’re all going to end up kneeling side by side in the place of judgment, facing God. 13For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live. God, after all, invited them both to the table. Pay your taxes, pay your bills, respect your leaders. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? For there is no authority except [] from God, and those which exist are established by God. Romans 13:14, NLT: "Instead, clothe yourself with the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ. 14 Welcome with open arms fellow believers who don’t see things the way you do. Be up and awake to what God is doing! 13-14 Forget about deciding what’s right for each other. Your critical and condescending ways aren’t going to improve your position there one bit. 2 So then, the one who resists the authority is opposing God’s command, and those who oppose it will bring judgment on themselves. Romans 15:14. Romans 14:13-14-17-18 MSG. The night is about over, dawn is about to break. Don't loiter and linger, waiting until the very last minute. 10-12 So where does that leave you when you criticize a brother? There are good reasons either way. Be up and awake to what God is doing! 6-7 That’s also why you pay taxes—so that an orderly way of life can be maintained. Dress yourselves in Christ, and be up and about! It’s God we are answerable to—all the way from life to death and everything in between—not each other. Summary: All have sinned but WHOSOEVER shall call on the Name of the Lord shall be saved. Help others with encouraging words; don’t drag them down by finding fault. Sign up here! 13 Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God. So be sensitive and courteous to the others who are eating. Dress yourselves in Christ, and be up and about! R Ruin (Romans 1:17 – 3:20) – The utter sinfulness of humanity O Offer (Romans 3:21-31) – God’s offer of justification by grace M Model (Romans 4:1-25) – Abraham as a model for saving faith A Access (Romans 5:1-11) – The benefits of justification N New Adam (Romans 5:12-21) – We are children of two “Adams” S Struggle w/ Sin (Romans 6:1-8:39) Struggle, sanctification, and victory Here’s what you need to be concerned about: that you don’t get in the way of someone else, making life more difficult than it already is. None of us are permitted to insist on our own way in these matters. Romans 15:12. ... from the Authorized King James Version of the Bible). Fulfill your obligations as a citizen. This message focuses on living as light in a dark world. 12-14 You know the story of how Adam landed us in the dilemma we’re in—first sin, then death, and no one exempt from either sin or death. If the way you live isn’t consistent with what you believe, then it’s wrong. But since both are guests at Christ’s table, wouldn’t it be terribly rude if they fell to criticizing what the other ate or didn’t eat? We must share with the hurting, hopeless and homeless that there is hope, for Christ is Risen. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? So live responsibly as a citizen. When you love others, you complete what the law has been after all along. Romans 13:14, NASB: "But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts." The gratification of the flesh was the main object among the Romans. Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software . And don't let yourself think about ways to indulge your evil desires." Romans 13:14 14 Get out of bed and get dressed! Forget about deciding what’s right for each other. You’ve got your hands full just taking care of your own life before God. 6-9 What’s important in all this is that if you keep a holy day, keep it for God’s sake; if you eat meat, eat it to the glory of God and thank God for prime rib; if you’re a vegetarian, eat vegetables to the glory of God and thank God for broccoli. ... so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.Romans 12:12; 14:17;">[xr] ... see Ephesians 1:13-14; Romans 8:24. return to 'Jump List' Clarke's Notes on the Bible. 14 Welcome with open arms fellow believers who don’t see things the way you do. Romans 13:14: But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof. Denomination: Baptist. The Universal Need of Salvation Ἰ. Χρ.] This verse is not available in the MSG! Now the God of hope, etc. Bible Verses Like Romans 13:14 - cross references and similar Bible verses related to Baruch 3:18 - But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to [fulfil] the lusts [thereof]. All governments are under God. We can’t afford to waste a minute, must not squander these precious daylight hours in frivolity and indulgence, in sleeping around and dissipation, in bickering and grabbing everything in sight. You’re fortunate if your behavior and your belief are coherent. We, of course, by the way we treat it or talk about it, can contaminate it. John Darby’s Synopsis; 11-14 But make sure that you don’t get so absorbed and exhausted in taking care of all your day-by-day obligations that you lose track of the time and doze off, oblivious to God. And don’t jump all over them every time they do or say something you don’t agree with—even when it seems that they are strong on opinions but weak in the faith department. Sermon Whosoever. Treat them gently. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). All governments are under God. Would you risk sending them to hell over an item in their diet? The night is about over, dawn is about to break. 22-23 Cultivate your own relationship with God, but don’t impose it on others. Decent citizens should have nothing to fear. 13-14 Forget about deciding what’s right for each other. Here’s what you need to be concerned about: that you don’t get in the way of someone else, making life more difficult than it already is. 15-16 If you confuse others by making a big issue over what they eat or don’t eat, you’re no longer a companion with them in love, are you? Throw yourselves w That’s why Jesus lived and died and then lived again: so that he could be our Master across the entire range of life and death, and free us from the petty tyrannies of each other. 3 For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. As a man puts on his clothes when he rises in the morning: the righteousness of Christ is compared to a garment, it is the best robe, it is fine linen, clean and white, and change of raiment; which being put on by the Father's gracious act of imputation, covers the sins and deformities of his people, defends them from divine justice, secures them from wrath to … Dress yourselves in Christ, and be up and about! Be up and awake to what God is doing! Romans 13:14 NIV 14 Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh. And where does that leave you when you condescend to a sister? God is putting the finishing touches on the salvation work he began when we first believed. 2-4 For instance, a person who has been around for a while might well be convinced that he can eat anything on the table, while another, with a different background, might assume he should only be a vegetarian and eat accordingly. 13 Every [] person is to be subject to the governing authorities. NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible: Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, The Essential Evangelical Parallel Bible (NKJV/ESV/NLT/, The Message Gift and Award Bible, Imitation Leather, Coral, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, crosshatch denim, The Message Remix Solo New Testament, Brown Imitation Leather, The Message Large-Print Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, teal. Get out of bed and get dressed! THE MESSAGE Romans 15:13. Don’t even run little errands that are connected with that old way of life. Insofar as there is peace and order, it’s God’s order. This message focuses on living as light in a dark world. Dress yourselves in Christ, and be up and about!” (Romans 13:11-14 The Message Bible) The hour is late– we must seize the day making the most of it. That means you must not give sin a vote in the way you conduct your lives. Romans 13:14 New International Version (NIV) 14 Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh. Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible: NIV/NKJV/NLT/The Message, Bonded leather, burgundy, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible, Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, Bonded Leather, Black, Large Print, The Message // REMIX 2.0--soft leather-look, zebra print, The Message, Ministry Edition: The Bible in Contemporary Language, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible, Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, Large Print. Your task is to single-mindedly serve Christ. Romans 3:13-14: "Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit. To fulfil the lusts thereof - With reference to its corrupt desires. Don’t loiter and linger, waiting until the very last minute. Do you have any business crossing people off the guest list or interfering with God’s welcome? And don’t jump all over them every time they do or say something you don’t agree with—even when it seems that they are strong on opinions but weak in the faith department. Don't loiter and linger, waiting until the very last minute. The police aren’t there just to be admired in their uniforms. So tend to your knitting. 19-21 So let’s agree to use all our energy in getting along with each other. So live responsibly as a citizen. You’re certainly not going to permit an argument over what is served or not served at supper to wreck God’s work among you, are you? 8-10 Don’t run up debts, except for the huge debt of love you owe each other. Romans 13:14dropdownThe Messagedropdown. ? Remember, they have their own history to deal with. The night is about over, dawn is about to break. Scripture quoted by permission. To fulfil the lusts thereof - With reference to its corrupt desires. These, remember, are persons for whom Christ died. That’s why you must live responsibly—not just to avoid punishment but also because it’s the right way to live. Here’s what you need to be concerned about: that you don’t get in the way of someone else, making life more difficult than it already is. Remember, they have their own history to deal with. Romans 13:14. Romans 13:13-14 The Message (MSG) 11-14 But make sure that you don’t get so absorbed and exhausted in taking care of all your day-by-day obligations that you lose track of the time and doze off, oblivious to God. But if you’re breaking the rules right and left, watch out. Romans 15. Related Commentaries for Romans 13. When she became pregnant by our one-of-a-kind ancestor, Isaac, and her babies were still innocent in the womb—incapable of good or bad—she received a special assurance from God. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ. I’m convinced—Jesus convinced me!—that everything as it is in itself is holy. 14For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God. If you’re irresponsible to the state, then you’re irresponsible with God, and God will hold you responsible. Romans 13:13 We can't afford to waste a minute, must not squander these precious daylight hours in frivolity and indulgence, in sleeping around and dissipation, in bickering and grabbing everything in sight. God is putting the finishing touches on the salvation work he began when we first believed. Message 43 in our exposition of Romans. Dress yourselves in Christ, and be up and about! Don’t eat or say or do things that might interfere with the free exchange of love. Do that and you’ll kill two birds with one stone: pleasing the God above you and proving your worth to the people around you. Romans 10:13. 1-3 Be a good citizen. If you’re irresponsible to the state, then you’re irresponsible with God, and God will hold you responsible. Scripture: Romans 10:13-14. If there are corrections to be made or manners to be learned, God can handle that without your help. I. Be a responsible citizen and you’ll get on just fine, the government working to your advantage. Don’t you dare let a piece of God-blessed food become an occasion of soul-poisoning! The night is about over, dawn is about to break. I’m convinced—Jesus convinced me!—that everything as it is in itself is holy. Ἐνδύσασθε τ. κύρ. Romans 8:13-14 Romans 8:13-14 View Full Chapter. For the flesh - The word “flesh” is used here evidently to denote the corrupt propensities of the body, or those which he had specified in Romans 13:13. [ a ] Don’t loiter and linger, waiting until the very last minute. Dress yourselves in Christ, and be up and about! You can’t go wrong when you love others. Get out of bed and get dressed! "Psalm 140:3 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit. "Psalm 5:9"The poison of vipers is on their lips. That sin disturbed relations with God in everything and everyone, but the extent of the disturbance was not clear until God spelled it out in detail to Moses. Don’t loiter and linger, waiting until the very last minute. 13 1-3 Be a good citizen. It’s what God does with your life as he sets it right, puts it together, and completes it with joy. But if you’re not sure, if you notice that you are acting in ways inconsistent with what you believe—some days trying to impose your opinions on others, other days just trying to please them—then you know that you’re out of line. Contributed by Rodney Fry on Dec 19, 2016 (message contributor) based on 1 rating (rate this sermon) | 3,163 views. I’d say it leaves you looking pretty silly—or worse. Sign up here! If you’re irresponsible to the state, then you’re irresponsible with God, and … When you add up everything in the law code, the sum total is love. For the flesh - The word “flesh” is used here evidently to denote the corrupt propensities of the body, or those which he had specified in Romans 13:13. Message 43 in our exposition of Romans. Romans 13:14: Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit. 17-18 God’s kingdom isn’t a matter of what you put in your stomach, for goodness’ sake. Romans 13:14. 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