The Church is appealed to as exercising a firm faith in the gradual consummation of the dawn into day. "It is high time that you should awake out of sleep, for now is your damnation nearer than when you first heard the gospel and rejected it." ", (3) The dark hours of pain and sorrow will soon be over. Prophets have been wrecked before our eyes; but we had opportunities of bringing some of the shipwrecked ones to safety. If thou art more fit for heaven thou hast more love, more pity; then reach out both hands to bring another poor soul to Christ. What shadows disappointment causes to pass over our lives! Young converts think that they have got to heaven, or very near it; but the time is not yet. "It is high time to awake out of sleep." Have you ever felt the sadness of neglecting to visit a person who was ill until you heard that he was dead? Some Christians are always looking on the dark side of things. Time is a wonderful idea. And this salvation is nearer the Christian's grasp to-day than when he first believed. Pentateuch Paul felt the need to exhort the brethren in Rome to awake from sleep - Ro 13:11-14 a. (2)The night of mystery — seeing things as through a glass darkly — will soon see as we are seen, and know as we are known. We are to wage war with our own temptations, and with the evil that is in the world. 11). )LinksRomans 13:11 NIVRomans 13:11 NLTRomans 13:11 ESVRomans 13:11 NASBRomans 13:11 KJVRomans 13:11 Bible AppsRomans 13:11 ParallelRomans 13:11 Biblia ParalelaRomans 13:11 Chinese BibleRomans 13:11 French BibleRomans 13:11 German BibleRomans 13:11 CommentariesBible Hub, 3. The morning reveals the hidden things of night and makes them hateful. You may open shop to-morrow morning for the last time. So soon to stand with the ransomed on the heights of glory and shout, "Thanks be to God, who hath given us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ! Into what a deep slumber some professing Christians have fallen! There are many thoughts crowded together here, but each is necessary to the other. They have "cast off the works of darkness," detesting the habiliments of night in which they slept and sinned. Many Christians are asleep. This must be, that the whole of Christian character may be developed, and that the whole of Christian duty may be performed. The New Testament The salvation will be a salvation from death to life; from sin to holiness; from shame to glory, Divine and everlasting.3. Parents, avail yourselves of your opportunities. I. They have been plunged into the waters of spiritual baptism which has awakened and invigorated them to the utmost, and there is an expectation in the morning air that keeps every thought alert, and inspires activity — viz., of Him who shall come in the broadening day. The boy who was born blind was cured. This garment will never wax old; it will last you all the desert through, and what is more, it is suitable for Canaan, and you shall keep it on forever. Romans 13:11-14 -------------------- Don M. Aycock. III. Is induced by a false conception of the atonement and the nature of salvation. In the influences by which it was attended. The opportunities with which each year comes laden go into the grave of the past with it. The zeal of God's house consumed Him. Paul is saying this ought to be a motivating force in our life. Awake! Let our weapons be good weapons - the weapons of truth, justice, love. Romans 13:11-14 Recommend this sermon to others. Did we always do it? There is a spot in the Atlantic called the Saragossa Sea, which is subject to long calms, and is covered with a thick, entangling seaweed; and nothing of all he has to encounter on the wide ocean fills the experienced mariner with more genuine dread than to be caught in the meshes of this region of dead calm and entangling weeds. (3)The night of sin and suffering. (2) The adoption of all good. (2) Impurity, "not in chambering and wantonness." Paul is saying this ought to be a motivating force in our life. "The day is at hand." This change is called a being turned from darkness to light — a being quickened — becoming children of the light and of the day, etc. Assumes that faith has an established connection with salvation. Christians advanced in life are warranted to conclude that their salvation is very near. 4. Romans 13:11-14 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. To secure and to advance in holiness was the apostle's prominent object. Nearer as to the preparation for it. " -------------------- GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point In point of clearness of realisation. General Epistles If we judged them by their outward actions we should think they were wide awake, and they do what they do very well. Failure is written on the forces of sin. We slept through the opening of the doors of the abortion clinics. Every moment rolls on the gladsome time!3. My salvation is much nearer than when I first believed in Jesus. Follows upon the religious life losing its first freshness and novelty. They will conquer. We are like somnambulists, walking among great realities without knowing it. There doesn't seem to be an urgency about the things of the Lord. (1) The forces of evil are far spent. The cultivation of Christian activity. "The night is far spent. Think what God hath done and what He still intends to do for you. Fairer winds. 2. And, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep. They will not bear to be separated, but we must disentangle them by considering how each of them bears on our own life and practice. General Epistles 4. I hate that clock. To the Corinthians Paul said, "Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh or spirit. As for those that are lost! Above all the billows Jehovah's power has kept you. It is time to rouse our minds from slumber, to be alert to what God is doing in the … Continue reading "Commentary on Romans 13:11-14" 14). How did His eyes stream with tears over perishing Jerusalem! Children’s Sermon Romans 13:11-14 Wake Up. The Earthly and the Heavenly State of the Good, The Nearness of Salvation a Motive to Vigilance, The earthly and the heavenly state of the good, The nearness of salvation a motive to vigilance. Meditation, casual and unsettled, must give place to eager and fixed contemplation; and with the feelings of a heart which regards Jesus Christ as all, we must follow hard after Him. In applying it to the latter, I just tell him that he has less time in which to escape, and therefore less likelihood of obtaining deliverance. The character of the times. RVR60 VUL WLC LXX mGNT TR . Paul’s... 2. "To awake from carelessness and indifference" - B. W. Johnson b. His path is as "the shining light that shineth more and more unto the perfect day."II. -------------------- They would have us believe that Sunday closing is a failure. "(Homiletic Monthly. (2) That they may be morally fitted for the world they have finally to inherit. God and duty, and all spiritual realities seem often to fade away into mere phantoms in the clash and hurry of commerce. The two grand errors of the age are priestism and scepticism — twin sisters, though not on very amicable terms with each other. Is encouraged by the worldly maxims and excitements, the spirit of mammonism, amidst which so many live. We turn the day into night by our inactivity, and we sleep when we ought to work. Romans 13:11-14 - Sermon Videos. Historical Books Second, we must love our neighbors as ourselves. Major Prophets Not only will there be a deliverance, but a crowning. )LinksRomans 13:11 NIVRomans 13:11 NLTRomans 13:11 ESVRomans 13:11 NASBRomans 13:11 KJVRomans 13:11 Bible AppsRomans 13:11 ParallelRomans 13:11 Biblia ParalelaRomans 13:11 Chinese BibleRomans 13:11 French BibleRomans 13:11 German BibleRomans 13:11 CommentariesBible Hub, (3)The night of sin and suffering. This knowledge is attained (Ephesians 5:14) when the Great Awakener pours the light of conviction into the chambers where sinners sleep the sleep of death, and gives them the light of life. Faith is the first step in the pilgrimage which leads to the celestial rest; the first launch in the voyage which wafts to the celestial haven; the first stroke in the conflict which issues in celestial triumphs. God Himself asks no purer or more acceptable array. Poetical Books The statement lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God. I. Its night is far spent. If there were no connection between what we do in this life, and what we shall receive in the next, it would still be impossible for true Christians to be indolent. The salvation will be a salvation from death to life; from sin to holiness; from shame to glory, Divine and everlasting.3. Minor Prophets Your foes may be found in your own household, and they may wound you at your own table. Minor Prophets Struggling is incipient salvation. Where is that struggling which would result from the combination of an eye all faith and a heart all love? Moses again, "Like the grass," etc. There are difficulties in reconciling religion and science. Earnest activity in this high vocation is urged by the nearness of our own salvation; and because of the nearness of our own salvation therefore our opportunities for usefulness are rapidly contracting. It belongs to Him to regulate this who is the Author and the Finisher of faith. The call to love our neighbor as ourselves ups the ante of living as a Christian. 1. Where, then, can you find a stronger motive to energy than is furnished by the shortness of the period during which we may resist the progress of iniquity and win souls for Christ? "Now is our salvation nearer." When we see Jesus as He is, we shall put some such question. It is something that you can take to the bank. 3. Many Sunday-school teachers there are of that kind. So soon to be done with earth and sin and evil and conflict! So near to heaven! Spiritual slumber is not necessarily the folding up of every power and faculty, but the not developing them in the necessary degree. Life depending on exertion. A call to Christ-likeness. Nearer as to the preparation for it. " And if the soul's activity is intercourse with God, and work for God, is not that soul asleep that does not care to speak to God, to work for God? And why? The Christian is to cast off everything that will not bear the light, to have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness. 12). We have time, i.e., season; a particular opportunity for preparation. "Our salvation" of final reward and happiness. Surely, salvation is nearer now; it is about us, in our midst. You have been eating the fat and drinking the sweet, but have you fed the hungry? So let us put aside the … Away with carelessness, and let us be earnest — "Work, for the night is coming," etc. Pentateuch IV. There may be sublimities around the sleeper, but he sees them not; harmonies, but he hears them not; dangers, but he feels them not. 1. Let us be as intrepid in the things of God as we are in those of our own. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. Then, next to Jesus, we shall be with all the bright spirits who have gone before us. The advance toward final consummation. To rely on anything short of present perseverance along the road which God has pointed out to us, is to trust to a delusion. The perfect day will bring a full salvation, but that is only "nearer than when we believed." 1. ", (1)The night of spiritual conflict. They say that it is always the darkest just before dawn. They are inactive and idle, and are doing nothing to prepare the way of the Lord. The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. And that - The word "that," in this place, is connected in signification with the word ""this" in Romans 13:9.The meaning may be thus expressed: All the requirements of the Law toward our neighbor may be met by two things: one is Romans 13:9-10 by love; the other is Romans 13:11-14 by remembering that we are near to eternity; keeping a deep sense of "this" truth before the mind. J. Vernon McGee Prophets "Let us put on the armour of light." Sermons For The Church. New nations have arisen to sway the destinies of the world - the nations of the Bible-loving, liberty-loving, Anglo-Saxon race. (3)The night of sin and suffering. "The night is far spent, the day is at hand." 2. The degree of our happiness in the next life will be mainly determined by our attainments in holiness in this. It is all death, and not worth reckoning. Time is a wonderful idea. In Christ there is —. -------------------- In the days of the Old Testament this was known as the worship of Molech, which in the eyes of God was idolatry. Sins and follies are to be cast off when we put on the garments of light. How long is it since you believed? II. That is "the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.". How utterly insensible they are to the sins and sorrows of those around them. 2. You have yourselves suffered loss; happy were you if by that you found peace and safety in Christ. True the individual Christian has cares, conflicts, fears to moderate his joy. There is not a hill or valley, a wind or storm, a bird or beast, a leaf or flower, but has something to say to us of God. In point of preparation. Can you sleep still? The Old Testament These should be put on at once, and our soul should be dressed for service. It is at that happy season that a man is brought from a state of condemnation into a state of acceptance, and that a principle of holiness is implanted in the soul. Romans 13:11-13 - NIV: 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. Some time after the operation he was led out of the dark room, and the shade lifted. They have fits and starts of wakefulness, and then off to sleep again. If there be any who imagine that the prospects indicated may lead to licentiousness, let them receive their final refutation. III. You have been nearly but not quite wrecked. That world is consecrated to unsullied and universal holiness. Knowing the time means experimental acquaintance with its privileges and responsibilities. The Lord has given so many signs of His coming that there is no excuse for being caught by surprise. 2. 3. 2. It is a certainty. And here is the everlasting argument, "It is high time... walk honestly as in the day. II. How shall we abide the day of our Lord's coming if we do not, by Divine help, separate ourselves from sin? We slept through the removal of the laws protecting us from the purveyors of pornographic filth. Forasmuch as faith makes us one with Christ, there must be community of interest. Let us attend to the view which is here given of THE DUTY REQUIRED OF THEM. Let us attend to the view here given of THE PRIVILEGE OF GOOD MEN — "Now is their salvation nearer than when they believed.". Sermon Bible Commentary. So far we have caught the appeal as expressing complete severance between night and day. Urges Christians to recognise their own personal advance towards salvation. No tears shall be shed, for no sorrow shall be felt. To betake ourselves to diligence and duty. 1. 1. )LinksRomans 13:11 NIVRomans 13:11 NLTRomans 13:11 ESVRomans 13:11 NASBRomans 13:11 KJVRomans 13:11 Bible AppsRomans 13:11 ParallelRomans 13:11 Biblia ParalelaRomans 13:11 Chinese BibleRomans 13:11 French BibleRomans 13:11 German BibleRomans 13:11 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)The night of mystery — seeing things as through a glass darkly — will soon see as we are seen, and know as we are known. 2. It is here, as it often is with travellers by train, which, by its very swiftness, lulls to sleep, but as it slackens speed the sleeper wakens up and looks around. For the most Christ-like is never enough like Christ. Life before death is night, suggestive of imperceptibility. You are in an enemy's country: put on the armour of light. - C.H.I. Deep, intense religious consciousness. Every time you hear in vain, you grow more sleepy, and the preacher's voice becomes only as so much music to lull you. But by-and-by they will all be made plain. Each fresh day should see us awake and diligent. (2) Nearer at the close of each year, each day. Besides this, you know what time it is, how it is now the moment for you to wake from sleep. There is such easy access to things that pollute the mind, and cause every imagination to be only evil continually. Revolving suns bring it continually nearer. But the measure of every one's heaven hereafter depends upon the spiritual meetness which has been developed in him here. 3. But looking still further ahead, when we remember we are nearer our salvation think of what that salvation will be. There was genetic engineering that was producing a race of gigantic men. In the world there is a constant influence to produce this stupor. It is so with eternal life. Do not encourage infidel thoughts. I … AN URGENT DUTY. Some, of course, derive more excitement from the past than others, but no remembrances can ever possess a charm to be named with this. Do not let us waste any more. A call to activity. But it is not true peace. Our King is coming. There is faith, we have believed in Jesus. Here salvation is in process, there in perfection. Some works are literally works of darkness, as for example those specified in the thirteenth verse. In possession of immortality. As the captain said to Jonah, "What meanest thou, O sleeper?" "Cast off the works of darkness." Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a All the power to be holy, forgiving, heroic, enthusiastic in the service of God, comes through Christ when we are in Him. StoryShare. Never did they so furiously rage as they did around Him who ended their reign. II. C. Jesus pictured the church as sleeping before His return. Study Romans 13 with ... Chester McCalley . 2. The salvation will be a salvation from death to life; from sin to holiness; from shame to glory, Divine and everlasting.3. So near to heaven! 3. I do not think Rowland Hill was at all foolish when he said to an old woman upon her dying bed, "As you are going first, take my love to the four great Johns — John who leaned on Jesus's bosom, and John Bunyan, and John Calvin, and John Knox, and tell them poor old Rowly will be coming by and by." Revolving suns bring it continually nearer. (3) Passion, "strife and envying." 3. The Gospels St. Paul is speaking not to those who were asleep in sin, but to active Christians. III. There were so many people that had a claim upon us, who are beyond our power now, even if we do wake! Paul does not say, "If you do not wake you will be lost." "Now it is high time to awake out of sleep" (ver. To holiness — "Put on Christ" — the Source of new life. And when the apostle says, "Put on the armour of light," he suggests the whole mystery of evil that wars against the pilgrims of the dawn. 5. 3. A lot to do? I. 1. The cultivation of Christian gratitude. Knowledge of salvation. 2. If, then, a man would show that his salvation is nearer, he must also show that he is more wakeful, more in earnest. The Gospels Take care, then, you do not give way to the drowsiness that precedes the slumber of infidelity. But I'm thankful for it, because if not for it, we would be a mess. [A new window will open. 3. 4. b. 13 Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and … IRREVOCABLENESS. If you slumber with salvation so near, you will provoke God to awaken you by a shock dreadful and trying. Romans 13:11-14. b. Not only will there be a deliverance, but a crowning. "Millions of money for an inch of time," cried Queen Elizabeth on her death-bed. Men were multiplying upon the face of the earth, or population explosion. Truth, rightousness, gospel of peace, faith, salvation, the word of God. Knowing the time. Great promises have already been realised; great victories won; many a rough place passed over and many a weary footstep measured off; many a Sabbath day's journey made: and already the "delectable hills" are in sight; angels are bending over the battlements of heaven to welcome the approaching pilgrim; and soon the conflict will cease, and glory immortal — so long contemplated by faith and longed for — will be a blessed realisation. Revolving suns bring it continually nearer. There ought to be a great contrast between believers in Jesus Christ and those who are in this evil world. The slumber is so potent that none but He can awake from it. THE EFFECTS WHICH IT IS CALCULATED TO PROMOTE. ", 2. Think of that event. The Gospels The Whole Bible Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. There is danger inseparable from the dawn. Sermon Outline for Romans 13:11-14 The Christian and the Return of Christ The Time of Christ’s Return It is near The first Christians believed it was KJV NKJV NLT NIV ESV CSB NASB. 2. 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. A CONDITION OF DANGER. Faith did not arise from the spontaneous influence of your own mind, or from the influence of others. Thank you for registering. 1. We have sailed along with a favouring breeze. Every mystery will be solved. There was a Sunday Morning several years ago when one of our people at our church came to services. The present life is a time of shadow and obscurity. Johannine Writings Not only will the darkness be gone for ever, but the day of perfect and eternal sunlight will have come. And this salvation is nearer the Christian's grasp to-day than when he first believed. 1. 1. Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. "To shake off slothfulness, security, and all former sinful courses" - Poole c. But knowing the time does not signify any precise knowledge of its future limits. As the days slip from our grasp, each remaining moment should become more intensely precious to us. The more you commune with the time when you believed, the more also you will commune with the time when you shall be saved. So soon to stand with the ransomed on the heights of glory and shout, "Thanks be to God, who hath given us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ! So soon to be done with earth and sin and evil and conflict! Luke-Acts Note —. "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. 1. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point So soon to be done with earth and sin and evil and conflict! Not only will the darkness be gone for ever, but the day of perfect and eternal sunlight will have come. Jesus is coming soon to deliver us from this present evil world. The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. We slept through the paganizing of America. This very passage, the closing part of this thirteenth chapter, was the means of converting St. Augustine. It is characteristic of this midway state that the salvation,of the Christian company is regarded as incomplete. Worldly business, pleasure, honour and applause, become the means of bringing us into a state of declension. Pentateuch SOMETIMES PEOPLE ARE PUT TO SLEEP, by means of some drug. But this slumber becomes deeper and heavier, till the individual sleeps the sleep of death. Exertion depending on self-determination. 2. ROMANS 13:11-12. 1. so the Holy Spirit says to the sinner. Salvation" is a life, a work, a growth, a consummation, a progress from first principles to complete and glorious development and crowning. Some of you are sixty years nearer to heaven than you were. A call to amendment. "All things continue as they were" is the cry of unbelief. Great promises have already been realised; great victories won; many a rough place passed over and many a weary footstep measured off; many a Sabbath day's journey made: and already the "delectable hills" are in sight; angels are bending over the battlements of heaven to welcome the approaching pilgrim; and soon the conflict will cease, and glory immortal — so long contemplated by faith and longed for — will be a blessed realisation. Armour for defence. Each morning we wake up to an alarm. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Our relation to God. One of the duties of his life, therefore, is to fight. Now, though it is not probable that any of you are sleeping this sleep of darkness, yet drowsiness generally comes before sleep. III. You know not that you will live till to-morrow. Historical Books Dalliance with sin. We have here —. (2) There remains less time in which to glorify God. Life. -------------------- 1. 2. ", 5. Johannine Writings "Put on the armour of light" (Ephesians 6:2-17). It is vigilance, not indolence, to which believers are elected. 1. B. Jesus told a parable of the ten virgins as He told His disciples of His coming again for the church, He said. If faith does not purify, it is a fiction. b. It cannot destroy sin, or take away its guilt. 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