THE EXHORTATION FOUNDED ON THIS FACT. Ro 13:12 The night is far spent. Like Sir Galahad, whose strength was as the strength of ten because his heart was pure, the man who is Christ-like in spirit will overcome all temptations, and will grapple victoriously with all difficulties. 12 The night is almost gone, and the day is near. The degraded state of the man who is not invested with it.2. Romans 13:12: The Dawn: Abp. 3. St. Paul tried whether Pharisaism would do; so that, "touching the righteousness of the law," he was "blameless." "Let us put on the armour of light" (ver. The hour has come for you to wake up from your slumber, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. 2. John Piper Aug 14, 2005 127 Shares Sermon. A. I believe that God wants us to know the times in which we live. The argument which is drawn from the greater nearness of death (for this is evidently the argument here employed) is not of the same urgency when applied to the believer as to the unbeliever. "The day" signifies heaven. 1. The “night” of spiritual darkness [ignorance and evil]. ; and in the midst of the dream bursts in the cry, "To arms!" It is interesting to notice that the metaphor of the Christian armour occurs in Paul’s letters throughout his whole course. Because it is only found where Christianity exists and exerts its proper influence. No man is seen in the armour of light but a true Christian. Take our modern infidel philosopher, with reason and virtue on his lips, and with pride, selfishness, and passion in his heart.3. Its night is far spent. Let us not fight the world with its own weapons - with hatred, or bitterness, or deceit. Romans 15:1 Romans 15:1-7 ... Romans Commentaries & Sermons Romans Devotionals & Sermons Illustrations-Our Daily Bread Romans 7-11 Devotionals & Sermon Illustrations So let us put aside the deeds of Love Fulfills The Law. There is no failure in the forces of right. Romans 14. Watson. "Put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ" (ver. St. Paul tried whether Pharisaism would do; so that, "touching the righteousness of the law," he was "blameless." Romans 14:10 The Greek word for brother or sister ( adelphos ) refers here to a believer, whether man or woman, as part of God’s family; also in verses 13, 15 and 21. THE MOTIVES WHICH SHOULD INDUCE US TO ARRAY OURSELVES IN THIS ARMOUR. Cast them all off. With reference to its origin, which is heavenly. Romans 14:1-13 Romans 14:1-13 Resolve To Resolve Romans 14:10-12 Romans 14:13 Romans 14:13 Romans 14:17. The Reformation shook off the dust of centuries from the Word of God. The moral elevation which it gives to every one who is invested with it.3. In comparison with other men, and with his own former condition, he is in broad day. Consider —1. THE COMING DAY. "The shield of faith," the use of which is "to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one": in allusion to those firebrands which were sometimes shot along with the arrows, or to the arrows themselves, the iron heads of which had been previously heated, in order to inflict more intolerable pain. With reference to its origin, which is heavenly. What mistakes do we make respecting the methods of Divine grace. Bible > Romans > Chapter 13 > Verse 12 Library • Free Downloads • eBibles The moral elevation which it gives to every one who is invested with it.3. Many Christians are asleep. A call to conflict. "The day is at hand." A call to amendment. But it is at hand! Why do we unite in songs of praise, but in the hope of ere long uniting in the praises of heaven? The degraded state of the man who is not invested with it.2. )A luminous characterHumboldt tells us that, after bathing among the noctilucae in the phosphorescent water of the Pacific, his skin was luminous for hours after. that was set before him [there’s the hope] endured the cross [there’s the love]. ESV Holy Bible for Kids, Softcover Economy Edition. That you must either conquer or be conquered.(R. Romans 15. No man is seen in the armour of light but a true Christian. Moberly, Parochial Sermons, p. 1; Homilist, new series, vol. Romans 13:12: Preparation for the Day: J. Jowett, M.A. That salvation. No man is seen in the armour of light but a true Christian. III. Though it is true that sincerity, righteousness, faith, suppose acts of the will, and a certain state of the affections, yet, nevertheless, they are wrought in man by God, and are found only in the regenerate. So it may be that thy imagination is full of a life to be that never will be; with plans for this very year that will never be carried out. There shines in unclouded splendour the Sun of Righteousness. In a spiritual sense, is it not true that when we bathe, so to speak, mind and heart in the truths and influences of Christianity, allowing, seeking their appropriate effect upon us, the whole character shines with a heaven-given light and beauty, that we can bear. 2. English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Romans 13:12 The night is almost gone, and the day is near. John Piper Aug 14, 2005 127 Shares Sermon. Scripture: Romans 13:12. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Tags: Perseverance, Never Die Easy, Walter Payton. Take our modern infidel philosopher, with reason and virtue on his lips, and with pride, selfishness, and passion in his heart.3. (2)But the Christian is to carry on an offensive warfare by zealously and consistently, on all proper occasions, proclaiming the truth of God.II. Watson. 1. Read verse in King James Version At the end of Romans 13, Paul reminds Christians of the debt of love they owe and warns them to wake up and put off the deeds of darkness because the return of Christ is nearing. (3) Domestic honour. about with us into the common scenes and daily duties of life?LinksRomans 13:12 NIVRomans 13:12 NLTRomans 13:12 ESVRomans 13:12 NASBRomans 13:12 KJVRomans 13:12 Bible AppsRomans 13:12 ParallelRomans 13:12 Biblia ParalelaRomans 13:12 Chinese BibleRomans 13:12 French BibleRomans 13:12 German BibleRomans 13:12 CommentariesBible Hub. May 17, 2012. Though it is true that sincerity, righteousness, faith, suppose acts of the will, and a certain state of the affections, yet, nevertheless, they are wrought in man by God, and are found only in the regenerate.2. The night is nearly over; the day has drawn near. It is therefore well called the whole armour of God. Darkness is often the time of dreaming. The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light. Romans 13:12 Context. Then transfer this scene to heaven. Scripture: Romans 13:11–14. But the apostle is not thinking of these things. And they are to be got rid of in the first place. (2) The clouds of mystery will soon be lifted. Watson. "An helmet the hope of salvation." Like a fellow-traveller or a fellow-soldier who has risen before us, Paul announces the approaching morning, and bids us rise. 6. "(1)Our Lord Himself has given us an instance of its defensive power in His own temptation. He is Light — "glorious in holiness"; His purity gives Him His splendour. 12). (2) Commercial integrity. 2. They would have us believe that Sunday closing is a failure. 1. It may be addressed also to the unconverted. The dress to be "cast off" is "the works of darkness," so called because —(1) Their source is darkness. WHY IT IS CALLED "THE ARMOUR OF LIGHT."1. A call to Christ-likeness. 1. It defends the head, the very vital part. Save: $4.00 (33%) Buy Now. The Christian is to cast off everything that will not bear the light, to have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness. This armour is a part of God's own nature. A Living Sacrifice. II. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Romans 13:12. By misapprehension we are liable in the dark to take the distant for the near, the little for the great, the common for the valuable, and vice versa. John Piper Aug 28, 2005 88 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God AN ADMONITION OF THE DEPARTURE OF THE FORMER, AND OF THE APPROACH OF THE LATTER. Now we know in part; but then shall we know even as also we are known. Romans 13:12 The night is almost gone; the day of salvation will soon be here. Our Price: $7.99. Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 2. When we recognize what God has done for us through his son Jesus Christ, the only response is to give ourselves completely to him. Romans 13:12 The night is nearly over; the day has drawn near. The expression intimates "meetness for the inheritance of the saints in light. This very passage, the closing part of this thirteenth chapter, was the means of converting St. Augustine. (3) Trouble. Romans 13:12 NIV - The night is nearly over; the day is - Bible Gateway. about with us into the common scenes and daily duties of life?LinksRomans 13:12 NIVRomans 13:12 NLTRomans 13:12 ESVRomans 13:12 NASBRomans 13:12 KJVRomans 13:12 Bible AppsRomans 13:12 ParallelRomans 13:12 Biblia ParalelaRomans 13:12 Chinese BibleRomans 13:12 French BibleRomans 13:12 German BibleRomans 13:12 CommentariesBible Hub, II. Don't say, "There they are, I can find them when I seek them"; or, "I shall have time enough when the alarm is sounded"; or, "I know some one who will get them for me." The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast of the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light. It might be that you could neither see the river nor the objects on it, but that would not prove that they did not exist. KNOWING THE TIME. Inducements to Holiness. Romans 12. St. Paul tried whether Pharisaism would do; so that, "touching the righteousness of the law," he was "blameless." Our Price: $4.49. Paul presents God’s mercies as his strongest argument for giving ourselves to God. So let us fling away the works of darkness and put on the [full] armor of light. Though it is true that sincerity, righteousness, faith, suppose acts of the will, and a certain state of the affections, yet, nevertheless, they are wrought in man by God, and are found only in the regenerate.2. 1. 2. Before, however, we can do this, there is something else to be done. So let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. As to our bodies, we may put a clean garment over an unclean one, but we can never get our minds imbued with any one Christian grace as long as we are harbouring any one unchristian lust. Sermon Bible Commentary. There is the girdle of truth — of unutterable price and value; but in this dim world men think that an ingenious deception is better. Make the example of Christ your pattern. The stars shine above us, and something like the mild, steady rays of an unclouded moon reach us; but it is night still, and we long for the shadows to flee away. Romans 13:12. Our condition in this state is one of--2. Romans 13. Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. The military girdle, that which was intended to give support and firmness to the body: "Having your loins girt about with truth" — i.e., absolute sincerity in the consecration of ourselves to the service of Christ, our great Head. Yet he was held in the bondage of pride, and prejudice, and anger. The moral elevation which it gives to every one who is invested with it. The day of our Saviour's coming is rapidly drawing nearer. Despair chills exertion.6. Absence from the Lord is night-time; the presence of the Lord is the break of day. Despair chills exertion.6. We find no instance in which the philosophy of ancient times made a warrior such as the apostle describes, armed him with armour like this, and led him on to victory. "They that be drunken are drunken in the night." In reference to each individual Christian, whosoever and wheresoever he may be, the night of temptation, trial, and trouble is far spent, and the day of heavenly glory and bliss is at hand. how dark the hour of bereavement! The night [this present evil age] is almost gone and the day [of Christ’s return] is almost here. Watson. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 13:8-14 EXEGESIS: ROMANS 12-15. Such sinful deeds as men do under the cover of darkness, and all sinful deeds. The degraded state of the man who is not invested with it.2. "Cast off the works of darkness" — everything that people will venture to do in the dark, but not in the light. "The day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light. Browse Sermons on Romans 13. 2. 2. Romans 13:12 Further Study. Because it is only found where Christianity exists and exerts its proper influence. (NASB: Lockman)Greek: e nux proekopsen, e de hemera eggiken. We are to wage war with our own temptations, and with the evil that is in the world. 2. (2)But the Christian is to carry on an offensive warfare by zealously and consistently, on all proper occasions, proclaiming the truth of God.II. Because it is only found where Christianity exists and exerts its proper influence. There is not one of them which does not terminate in heaven. Yet the. And so the reason why we do not see God and heaven is simply because we have turned away from that side of heaven. 2. A sermon about learning to love. The wickednesses that men commit in darkness and night. 1. The degraded state of the man who is not invested with it.2. "The sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God. Romans 13:12 New King James Version (NKJV). What do we know of the things we most wish to know? A call to activity. The night is far spent, and the day is at hand: This is to cast off the works of darkness, and to put on the armour of light, &c. The night is far spent, the day is at hand: Let us therefore cast off the works of darkness; "Christ"s return is the next event in God"s plan; Paul knew it could take place at any time and sought to prepare Christians-both in his generation and in ours-for that "blessed hope."". Romans 13:11-14 11 And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. Romans 13:12: The Armour of Light Is: J. Lyth, D.D. (2) Their scene of action is darkness, as far as man can render it so. Though it is true that sincerity, righteousness, faith, suppose acts of the will, and a certain state of the affections, yet, nevertheless, they are wrought in man by God, and are found only in the regenerate.2. What feeble conceptions have we of God! But pardoning love and regenerating grace, having set the man free from sin, give him firm ground, and enable him, standing fast in the Lord and the power of His might, to beat down every enemy that assails him. John Piper Aug 28, 2005 88 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God There are difficulties in reconciling religion and science. In the night of this life "your adversary, the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour." Every mystery will be solved. 12 The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. "Put on the armour of light." Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. We are to "cast off the works of darkness," so called, because they court secrecy, and because they are connected with the prince of darkness. Take our modern infidel philosopher, with reason and virtue on his lips, and with pride, selfishness, and passion in his heart.3. Romans 13:12: Preparation for the Day: J. Lyth, D.D. The night is the period before the full realization of that salvation named in v. 11, whether that be when Christ comes, or when we are called to Christ. He who knows most confesses "that we know in part, and prophesy in part. Hence we are to "cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit," in order to "perfect holiness in the fear of God.". ii., p. 456. Then "put on the Lord Jesus Christ" — there is all the armour you need. No man is seen in the armour of light but a true Christian. 1. Consider —. That you must either conquer or be conquered.(R. The night … 12:1). 13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. 2. I. The argument which is drawn from the greater nearness of death (for this is evidently the argument here employed) is not of the same urgency when applied to the believer as to the unbeliever. It first appears, in a very rudimentary form, in the earliest of the Epistles, that to the Thessalonians. Failure is written on the forces of sin. Seek for union with Christ as your strength. Our Price: $54.99. Romans 13:12 KJV - The night is far spent, the day is at - Bible Gateway. One of my favorite things to do as a father when our daughters were growing up, was to wake them up in the morning. Scripture: Romans 13:14. And when the conscience is kept pure, all is safe. Because it is only found where Christianity exists and exerts its proper influence. It is impossible to fall into a state of spiritual indifference without getting some of these unclean things upon us. Is there anything in your action that if brought out to a court of justice would be stamped as guilty? Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture. He has no power to calculate where he will be after five steps or ten. The ordinances of the gospel. difficulties are only apparent. They will conquer. (2) Safety. Isaiah writes, “Many people shall come and say, “Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; He will teach us His ways, and we shall walk in His paths.”. No; if it had you would have had no time to put the armour on. For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. It defends the head, the very vital part. Look at the man who has got the polished shield, breastplate, etc., etc. “I urge you,” Paul said, “by the mercies of God . I. We find no instance in which the philosophy of ancient times made a warrior such as the apostle describes, armed him with armour like this, and led him on to victory. We find no instance in which the philosophy of ancient times made a warrior such as the apostle describes, armed him with armour like this, and led him on to victory. So let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. Romans 13:12: The Armour of Light: Bunyan. "But the day has not broken yet." As the armour is scattered in the night the breastplate looks no brighter than the trunk of a tree, the helmet than a stone, etc. The one who saves us.We are sinners. II. "There shall be no night there." With reference to its origin, which is heavenly. Despair chills exertion. Romans 13:12 Romans 13:14. Romans 13:12 in the Parallel Bible; Romans 13:12 in the Thematic Bible; Romans 13:12 Cross References; Romans 13:12 Treasury of Scripture Knowing; Romans 13:12 Sermons; Romans 13:12 Prayers; Romans 13:12 Images; Romans 13:12 Devotionals; Choose Chapter Jesus is the grace-giver. Ἡ νὺξ ) the night of this dark life, προέκοψεν , has come to its height; the day of complete salvation has drawn nigh,—the day of Christ, the last day, Hebrews 10:25 , the dawn of which is this whole time, which intervenes between the first and second coming of our Lord. Browse Sermons on Romans 13:12. We find no instance in which the philosophy of ancient times made a warrior such as the apostle describes, armed him with armour like this, and led him on to victory. Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. As long as it is night they look poor and common; but when the great sun begins to play, look at them, how they shine in the light! (3) Happiness (Revelation 7:15-17). In Ephesians 6:13-17 he enumerates the several particulars of the Christian armour.But it is more briefly described in ver. 9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Romans 13:12. Romans 13:12: The Armour of Light: A. Raleigh, D.D. 1. Suppose you are on a hill, say a mile from the Thames. 14). Scripture: Romans 13:11–14. “When God Becomes Our Neighbor” Romans 13:8-10 When Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa was a young boy, he had a life changing experience because of a display of God’s love flowing through another person. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Romans 13:11 ← Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources "HIGH TIME TO WAKE UP" I. Our King is coming. It defends the head, the very vital part. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 13:8-14 EXEGESIS: ROMANS 12-15. As he contemplates eternity, he feels that believers are all still in darkness. The night is far spent, and the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light. 4. I … (E)Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is(F)—his good, pleasing(G)and perfect will. The sleeping soldier dreams probably not of battlefields, but of sheepfolds, etc. Scripture: Romans 13:11–14. Let us, then, hear the trumpet-call of duty, and, as we go forth, let us brace up our spirits with the inspiring thought that "the night is far spent, and the day is at hand." (2)But the Christian is to carry on an offensive warfare by zealously and consistently, on all proper occasions, proclaiming the truth of God.II. Yet he was held in the bondage of pride, and prejudice, and anger. )A luminous characterHumboldt tells us that, after bathing among the noctilucae in the phosphorescent water of the Pacific, his skin was luminous for hours after. We are informed of this fact by —. Romans 13:12 Inducements to Holiness. So remove your dark deeds like dirty clothes, and put on the shining armor of right living. Yet he was held in the bondage of pride, and prejudice, and anger. Retail: $11.99. 14. "The night" is a picture of the Christian's present state. )A luminous characterHumboldt tells us that, after bathing among the noctilucae in the phosphorescent water of the Pacific, his skin was luminous for hours after. Even here we have certain lamps — dim, it is true — but which cast light on our affairs. That is to say, "Be clothed with his spirit." In a spiritual sense, is it not true that when we bathe, so to speak, mind and heart in the truths and influences of Christianity, allowing, seeking their appropriate effect upon us, the whole character shines with a heaven-given light and beauty, that we can bear. In reference to Rome and the heathen world at large, the night of Gentile ignorance and vice was far spent, and the day of gospel knowledge, grace, and blessing was at hand. The next life is day. Old kingdoms that encouraged error and fostered ecclesiastical despotism have been falling. 1. Many a thing that would escape the former lamp would, if brought to this, appear odious. It is therefore well called the whole armour of God. "The sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God. The day. Heaven will be a day of —(1) Knowledge. "(1)Our Lord Himself has given us an instance of its defensive power in His own temptation. dark hours of pain and sorrow will soon be over. Retail: $6.99. Aug 28, 2005. Light does not create things; it only makes them manifest. Everything we wish done away with here shall be done away with there. Chapter 13. The dead-raiser. Romans 13:11, Romans 13:12.—G. This is emphatically a call which the Christian needs to hear in the present age, when there is so much in the Church as well as in the world that is contrary to the spirit of Christ. (NASB: Lockman)Greek: e nux proekopsen, e de hemera eggiken. The helmet of salvation — many a woman prefers a new bonnet to that. Though it is true that sincerity, righteousness, faith, suppose acts of the will, and a certain state of the affections, yet, nevertheless, they are wrought in man by God, and are found only in the regenerate.2. But while we were still sinners Christ died for us. THE MOTIVES WHICH SHOULD INDUCE US TO ARRAY OURSELVES IN THIS ARMOUR. This is pre-eminently the condition of the man who is going straight towards eternity. Save: $2.11 (30%) Buy Now. 3. Consider —1. AMP. Retail: $5.99. "The sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God. Good men will there see things as they are, God as He is, and know even as they are known. The Judge is at the door. In a spiritual sense, is it not true that when we bathe, so to speak, mind and heart in the truths and influences of Christianity, allowing, seeking their appropriate effect upon us, the whole character shines with a heaven-given light and beauty, that we can bear. II. ", (1)Our Lord Himself has given us an instance of its defensive power in His own temptation. This shield quenches the fiery darts, (1)Of persecution. "The breastplate of righteousness": all holiness, inward and outward. Romans 13:12 Further Study. No man is seen in the armour of light but a true Christian. The night is far spent, the day is at hand. A. But the night is far spent. This refers to the greaves and shoes, which were designed to give a firm footing and to guard against hidden traps. John Piper Apr 29, 2012 2.6K Shares Article. When the Truth of Christ sets people free from sin and death. Ours, however, is not a night of total darkness. Gradually his kingdom has been making progress in the earth, his truth has been gaining the victory over error. "(2) Danger. ", III. – Sermon on Romans 13.11-14 ” kylerbullock says: December 4, 2013 at 9:30 am I love your comments on Wesley’s sermon, and your call to action was powerful: “We can open our eyes to the injustices within our local community, and abroad, and be willing to speak out against the disparity present. A REPRESENTATION OF THIS LIFE AND OF THE LIFE TO COME. Romans 13:12 in the Parallel Bible; Romans 13:12 in the Thematic Bible; Romans 13:12 Cross References; Romans 13:12 Treasury of Scripture Knowing; Romans 13:12 Sermons; Romans 13:12 Prayers; Romans 13:12 Images; Romans 13:12 Devotionals; Choose Chapter It is therefore well called the whole armour of God. 12). The dark brings us false anticipations. Is there anything that, if brought under the knowledge of your brethren, would compel them to say, "It is sin"? 2. We look for safety and victory only from the armour He gives us, but that armour dignifies us as we go forth to the fight in it. Some Christians are always looking on the dark side of things. "When a man walketh in the darkness he knoweth not whither he goeth." They are inactive and idle, and are doing nothing to prepare the way of the Lord. 12 The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Sin loves concealment. That sin has deathly consequences. ", (3) The dark hours of pain and sorrow will soon be over. Many a thing that will escape the other two would look very vile under this. The works of darkness. Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 2. Don't be conformed to this world, but This glorious light is ever shining on the most glorious objects, and we shall behold these objects, and the same light on ourselves shall cause us to "shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of our Father." An admonition of the departure of the former, and of the approach of the latter. WHY IT IS CALLED "THE ARMOUR OF LIGHT."1. (3) Their end is the "blackness of darkness for ever"! Five Digital Dangers. 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