English zeal and zealous). Sexual sin always begins when we toy it in our minds. light for fear that their deeds will be exposed. Start dying! Let Him reign in your life and His reign will be a major deterrent against making provision for the lusts of your flesh! Guard what God has done for you by avoiding temptation. It’s ignorant and arrogant to claim that your culture’s standards are the only right ones. You must learn to not make provision for your flesh, but make provision for Him (Ro 13:14). For we are in Him! We should be on our guard, not only against evil itself, but against, the means and occasions of evil: the places and the company that are ensnaring to our souls, we should avoid; as Solomon has well admonished us: “Enter not into the path of the wicked; and go not in the path of evil men: avoid it; pass not by it; turn from it, and pass away.” (Pr 4:14, 15) Joseph found his safety in flight (Ge 39:11, 12, 13, 14, 15, cp 1Co 6:18-note, 1Co 10:14, Pr 6:5, 2Ti 2:22-note, 1Ti 6:11): and we, in like manner, must “keep our heart with all diligence;” (Pr 4:23-note) and “make a covenant with all our senses,” (Job 31:1, cp Pr 6:25, 26, 27, 28-note, 2Sa 11:2, 3, 4, Ps 119:37-note, Pr 4:25, Mt 5:27, 28-note, Mt 5:29, 30-note, 1Jn 2:16-note) which may by any means prove inlets to temptation, and instruments for our destruction.]. 15 For if their rejection means x the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance mean but life from the dead? But to walk in holiness, we have to shake off spiritual drowsiness. You haven’t figured out yet the message of grace. (NIV - IBS), Phillips Let us be Christ's men from head to foot, and give no chances to the flesh to have its fling. (Mk 8:35+) This paradox of finding one's life by losing it is open to the test of experience and mature Christians can attest to this truth. Romans 13:8-14 Romans 13:14 "Clothe Yourselves With the Lord Jesus Christ" I Union With Christ A Topic: Union with Christ Subtopic: Index: Date: 3/2001.101 Title: Deep Sea Rescue Device A recent news report highlighted a rescue device used on deep-sea oil-rig platforms around the world. Romans 13:11-14 exhorts us to live in the present in light of the future return of Jesus Christ. Preaching the Word. But such things are not appropriate for believers. Thus "putting on Christ" is here equivalent to being transformed by the renewing of our minds (see Ro 12:2-note). But if Christ dwells constantly in your mind, memory and conscience, all will be peaceful and happy within, all will be holiness unto him without. (Cranfield, C. E. B Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. So how do we clothe ourselves “with the armor of right living” (Ro 13:12)? He will forbear a dish he loves, because it is bad for his disease. "Put on the Lord Jesus Christ." For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. amounts to appropriation—the deliberate, conscious acceptance of the lordship of the Master—so that all is under his control—motives, desires, and deeds. Make Him a part of your life that day. 3 Does it strike you as odd that Paul would list strife and jealousy alongside carousing, drunkenness, sexual promiscuity, and sensuality? NAS = licentiousness, 1; sensual, 1; sensuality, 8. Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh. As Basil defined it, “It is that attitude of the soul which has never borne and never will bear the pain of discipline.” It is the insolence that knows no restraint, that has no sense of the decencies of things, that will dare anything that wanton caprice demands, that is careless of public opinion and its own good name so long as it gets what it wants… It has been defined as “readiness for any pleasure.”… The great characteristic of aselgeia is this—the bad man usually tries to hide his sin (they have enough respect for common decency not to wish to be found out); but the man who has aselgeia in his soul does not care how much he shocks public opinion so long as he can gratify his desires… the man who is guilty of aselgeia is that he is lost to decency and to shame… he does not care who sees his sin. No wonder! Is that not strong, plain language? I had a friend who was a printer, and one day a man brought to him a pornographic card to be printed, one of those filthy, lewd things, which he wanted printed for his personal use. The key to avoiding it is to judge every sinful thought as quickly as it happens and to make no provision for the lusts of the flesh. In contrasting believers with unbelievers, Paul asks rhetorically (2 Cor. It is in this way that we shall use this world without abusing it. Much of our sin can be traced to the fact that we made provision for it by toying with it. Jesus warned (Matt. Romans: Tyndale House Publishers ), The Christian puts on the Lord Jesus Christ… in baptism (cp Gal 3:27), as the solemn deliberate act in which he identifies himself, by faith, with Christ in His death and resurrection (Ro 6:3). But that moment he did, and he felt the healing touch from Christ cleansing his life. We make provision for the flesh when we buy things that are associated with temptation, when we make it easy for ourselves to sin, when we give a higher priority to the physical than to the spiritual. It is vital that we not willingly put ourselves into situations that will tempt us to do wrong or have the wrong kinds of thoughts. Vine - "a revel, carousal," the concomitant and consequence of drunkenness, is used in the plural, Romans 13:13 (Revel, Reveling - Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words), F F Bruce - W. M. Ramsay (Galatians, 453) reminds us that among the Greeks ‘Komos, the Revel, was made a god, and his rites were carried on quite systematically, and yet with all the ingenuity and inventiveness of the Greek mind, which lent perpetual novelty and variety to the reveling. It is probably correct to say that Paul did not expect the Lord’s return to be delayed for 2,000 years. Living in luxury and licentiousness, they made it their great object of study to multiply and prolong the means of licentious indulgence. Even as clothes are a daily need, so is the putting on of Christ as we walk out the door to wherever we are bound. I have a nature which likes to feed upon this kind of thing, but I don't feed it!" 14 But The word “but” is a term of strong contrast to the sins of verses 13 and 14. You know that you really enjoy this kind of thing. The Lord Jesus Christ --William Newell notes that…. Thus “salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.” The time in which we live is still dark, but the night (this present evil age; Gal. 13 hLet us walk properly as in the daytime, inot in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, jnot in quarreling and jealousy. Only by Christ strengthening him. Strife (2054) (eris) is translated as strife, persistent contention, bickering, petty disagreement, wrangling. Modified from Irving L. Jensen's chart above, R      Ruin  (Romans 1:17 – 3:20) – The utter sinfulness of humanity (Luke 11:7), Koite is used of the honored marriage bed, the writer of Hebrews exhorting the readers to "Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed (koite) be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge." (Romans 13:8-14 The Night Is Nearly Over). Methe (Luke 21:34; Romans 13:13; Galatians 5:21) and potos (only in 1 Peter 4:3) may be distinguished as an abstract and a concrete. But the Christian life is not exhausted in this act, which is rather the starting-point for a putting on of Christ in the ethical sense, a "clothing of the soul in the moral disposition and habits of Christ" (Gifford); or as the Apostle himself puts it in Ro 6:11 (note), a reckoning (present imperative = command to make this our continual practice implying that it is our continual need! The word "behave" is the word peripateo… walk circumspectly. upon which we cannot ask God's blessing. We should not indulge the flesh even a little. Paul admonishes us to walk in the Spirit and we will not fulfill the lust of the flesh (Gal. Putting on Christ means to allow Him to envelop us so that when others view us they see His righteousness. It is not that he arrogantly and proudly flaunts it; it is simply that he can publicly do the most shameless things, because he has ceased to care for decency at all… Sin can get such a grip of a man that he is lost to decency and shame. If you look down the barrel of Satan's double-barrel shotgun, he is going to pull the trigger. This led him to introduce humanitarian reforms. Every avenue, every opening that leads into the heart, every thought and desire and purpose and imagination of your being, may be closed against the flesh, so that there shall be no opening to come in and defile the heart or deflect the will from the will of God. I knew such words were not part of any children's game, nor had I ever heard anything like it. The motivational factor is brought out by the therefore that begins verse 12. Euschemonos - 3x in the NT (No uses in Lxx) - Ro 13:13 1Co 14:40 1Th 4:12-note. Hence komos generally refers to feasts and drinking parties that are protracted till late at night and indulge in revelry. Hence the Holy Spirit, in order to stir up and quicken our drowsy souls, calls upon us. When they had put on the new man (Eph 4:24-note) they had in fact been baptized into Christ and had put on Christ (Gal 3:27). Martin Luther said "You can't keep a bird from flying over your head, but you can keep it from building a nest in your hair. What is the earliest queen move in any strong, modern opening? What are your beautiful garments—but the rich robe of his all-perfect and ever glorious righteousness? You touched me, A Spaniard, riding by on a horse, saw him and yelled out to him, "Salsi puedes!" Methe means "drunkenness" ( Joel 1:5; Ezekiel 39:19); potos refers to a drinking bout, a banquet, or a symposium. (NLT - Tyndale House), NIV Rather clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ & do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature. 6:8). I think he is right. They go to church and then they are gone. These relationships are connected to the social setting of the community (13:13-14), and they are understood in terms of the new aeon that started with the death and resurrection of Christ (13:11). Many Christians simply "go through the motions" b. We put Him on as the Lord our righteousness, and are made the righteousness of God in Him. Romans 13 – A Christian’s Obligation to Government A. Co. 1982). ", Lawrence Richards - We’re to slip into Jesus, and wear Him everywhere we go. He may have something there. The other gazed at the picture and then replied, "Oh, nothing. Of this we have an awful instance in David, who little thought, when first his eye glanced upon Bathsheba, what evils would ensue (2Sa 11:2, 3, 4). Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.”. (ICB: Nelson), NLT But let the Lord Jesus Christ take control of you, and don't think of ways to indulge your evil desires. The hour had come that He was to purchase them with His own blood. Romans 14:13, CSB: "Therefore, let us no longer judge one another. Lusts (1939) (epithumia from epí = upon, used intensively + thumos = "passion, ardor" so literally is either "intensified" passion or ardor.) At length, rushing into the garden, groaning in spirit, “all my bones were crying out, soul-sick was I and grievously tormented. James 4:3, "You ask and receive not, because you ask amiss, that you may consume it upon your lusts." Not only do they follow their example, but they have their genes. Romans 13:14. 5:21). (Mt 11:28, 29, 30, Acts 3:19) We can put Him on as ‘Jesus, ‘clasping the truth that He, our human Brother, yet Divine, saves His people from their sins. By way of application: Where have you walked today… this past week… in the light or in the darkness? Paul often uses the metaphor of walking for the steady if unspectacular progress that should characterize the Christian. She must cook and serve his food to him. But more than this, let us "put on the new man," which is the life of Jesus Christ, that ideal which is in the likeness of God, and which the Lord created for us by His blessed life and death and resurrection. Dying to self involves control of yourself, especially when it comes to lustful living. It is by living our life in the flesh by faith in the Son of God (see Galatians 2:20-note), that is, to say, in effect, by personally making use of the crucified and living Savior, Lord, Deliverer, our Peace and Power, amidst all the dark hosts of evil can do against us. People sin in daytime as well as night-time, so in what sense is "daytime" being used here? To wear Jesus so well that no one will notice the difference. Why not put an end to my uncleanness right now?” Then I heard the voice of a boy or girl coming from a house nearby, chanting repeatedly. Ro 7:5-note; Ro 8:5, 6, 7, 8-note; Gal 5:19, 20-note, Gal 5:21-note; Gal 6:8; Ep 2:3-note). The redeemed person must be attuned to the Savior. In fact, we’re to be Jesus to others. 1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. We are to clothe ourselves with Christ. "Certainly not" is translated as "God forbid," "perish the thought," or "may it never be," in other Bibles.In his epistles, Paul uses this exclamatory expression in relation to sin sixty times! Don’t Criticize Others. Besides the lower lusts, and our natural self-sparing slothfulness, there are all the forms of self-pleasing: self-esteem, "sensitiveness, " love of praise, man-fearing, fleshly amiability, flattery of others for selfish ends, pride, "dignity, " impatience of non-recognition by others, sheer empty conceit, and a thousand other "desires of the flesh, " for which no provision is to be made. Potos does not necessarily imply excessiveness, though it does provide an opportunity for excess. put on the Lord Jesus Christ. Koite is also described illicit sexual promiscuity, as in this present verse. Do not be deceived (Stop being deceived)! V1: Ro 1-8. Ro 5:12-note), John MacArthur - The Christian who is not living a holy and obedient life is a Christian who does not comprehend the significance of the Lord’s return. 4:17). Every soul: This c… Wrangle means to dispute angrily or peevishly & so to engage in argument or controversy. The things then which belong to the body must be taken care of, but not otherwise than as they are helps to us in our pilgrimage, and not that they may make us to forget our country. If we follow Him, we “will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life” (John 8:12; see, also John 12:35). We are to be alert to those things that will enter and corrupt our thought life and stir up lustful desires or hate within us. 2:11) and put on the full armor of God (Eph. The word “but” is a term of strong contrast to the sins of verses 13 and 14.. put on [as clothes] the Lord Jesus Christ, . I do not think that we can grieve Him away, but we may greatly limit and restrain His gracious work by insincerity of speech, the nursing of an unforgiving spirit, any kind of over-reaching or fraudulent dealing, impurity of speech, or failure in love. If you play with fire, sooner or later you are going to get burned. Satan and his evil forces are described as “the world forces of this darkness” (Eph. Have you, then, attained the perfection that was in Christ? Putting on Christ means to allow Him to envelop us so that when others view us they see His righteousness. What Dr McGee is saying is that what is now true of believers positionally, needs to be acted on volitionally [this speaks of our moment to moment choices for either self or Savior] and become the genuine [supernatural] experience of our lives. (The Easy-to-Read Commentary Series – Romans: Hope of the Nations), S Lewis Johnson explains that "The apostle's words, of course, were addressed to those who were already believers, for Christ must be in us before He can be on us. Asking for help, clarification, or responding to other answers. (Phillips: Touchstone). (Gal 2:20-note). 14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts. Talk is cheap, but the walk is costly (death to self, denial of self, etc Mk 8:34, Gal 2:20-note). Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.”. That to put on Christ, may more particularly imply that we should daily, yes, constantly clothe our mind, memory and conscience with Christ, with the truth, as it is in him, which holds forth to us what he has done for us—what he is to us—and what he is now doing for us at the right hand of God. Nashville: Thomas Nelson), Kistemaker writes "The lesson is: Principiis obsta: "Resist the beginnings!" Can an exiting US president curtail access to Air Force One from the new president? Why? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. Those who have visited the excavated ruins of Pompeii will know what is to be seen there in the way of brothels. In all respects the Lord Jesus was unlike what had been specified in the previous verse. Faith is given to us, for this very purpose, to claim Christ, to use Him, to put Him on, to cleave to Him, to glory of and in Him. We struggle with sin because we make provision for it to fulfill our lust and desires (Ro 13:14). Our concern must be, besides, to put on the dispositions which are in keeping with so holy and brilliant a light. ESV Study Bible - The metaphor of putting on clothing implies not just imitating Christ’s character but also living in close personal fellowship with Him. Eve positioned herself to fall. Not only must we deny ourselves the "pleasures of sin," shun such things as the saloon, theater, dance, card table, etc.—but we must separate ourselves from worldly companions, cease to read worldly literature. In 1Cor 11:21 the Corinthians disrupt the fellowship of the Lord's Supper; some are hungry while the wealthy are drunk. Romans 13:11-14. Mattoon - This was the ugliest word in the Greek language. If we sow to the flesh we reap corruption (Gal. Ages Classic Commentaries), Puritan writer William Mason (August 9, 1773) discusses how to put on the Lord Jesus Christ…. The ungodly person does not just "accidentally" stumble into sin but "plans to do evil". To fulfil the lusts thereof - With reference to its corrupt desires. When to awake; Now; and to awake out of the sleep of carnal security, sloth, and negligence; out of the sleep of spiritual death, and out of the sleep of spiritual deadness. Unlike the feasts of Dionysus, the Lord's Supper is no place for intoxication. Of all affronts there is none to this—of making God a servant to our lusts. He is not only a well of salvation—but we must draw water out of it with joy, and drink of it to the refreshing of our souls! Jesus said that men love darkness rather than light, because their deeds are evil (John 3:19+). So it behooves us to remember that God is always watching, and act accordingly. 5:16). We should keep in mind that Jesus is at the right hand of the father making,intercessions for us; when Satan accuses us; but what can he say in our defense when we deliberately do something wrong. 12 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. (see specific attitudes and actions we are to put on in Col 3:12-4:6-notes) Then repeat them. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W. B. Eerdmans Pub. (see 2Pe 1:4-note, Gal 6:8). (Romans 13 Commentary ), Warren Wiersbe describes what it means to put on the Lord Jesus Christ, To put on the Lord Jesus Christ means to become more like Him, to receive by faith all that He is for our daily living. But they are opposed to the second greatest commandment, which is to love others as we love ourselves. MacArthur - Strife and jealousy were the two specific fleshly sins that caused the deep, partisan divisions in the church at Corinth (1Cor 3:3). (Romans: Verse by Verse). Don't put yourself on a path where you know you will be tempted. So the Apostle speaks of Him. In other words, you behave so that your character is seen, demonstrating by your conduct what you are as a believer. Beloved, if you say you can't live this supernatural life, then that is not a bad thing but a good thing, for God never said YOU [in our natural strength] could live this new life, but He can and He always said He would! When He shall come with trumpet sound, But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires." Does this signify you are a "passive participant" in your progressive sanctification? But it may cost me my life, my estate, yes, my very soul, to make provision for my lusts. , CSB: `` we should off any works of darkness and put on the Epistle the. 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romans 13:13:14 meaning

As mentioned in previous discussions, Paul piles up time phrases in Romans 13:11-12 (the time… already the hour… now salvation is nearer… then when…the night is almost gone…and the day is at hand) which should motivate us to seek to behave properly as in the day and not in the night. Generally, however, komos refers to excess and is applied in a special sense to troops of drunken revelers who at the end of their revels, with garlands on their heads, with torches in their hands, and with shouting and singing pass to the harlots' houses or wander through the streets insulting everyone they meet. Every soul: This certainly includes Christians. "put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ"-one puts on Christ, when they cast off the old sinful ways (), and replaces them with attitudes and deeds which find God"s approval. And how to walk. The pagan world stank with vice, and does the modern world stink less? It means so trusting in Him and relying wholly upon the status of righteousness before God which is ours in Him, that we cannot help but live to please Him. (Ref - The Pleasures of Real Religion). Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh. But venturing a guess, it helps them, at least for an evening, forget about their troubles. To put on Christ is to be identified with Him not only in His death but also in His resurrection. D. L. Moody said it this way "Every Bible should be bound in shoe-leather. Being people "of the day" (1 Thess. Beloved, our flesh will always oppose us, but need not oppress us. ", Thomas Watson - If sin is a soul-sickness — then do not FEED this disease. It is the opposite of the spirit of Gal 5:24-note; it is Saul sparing Agag (Ed note: see 1Sa 15:9, 10, 11, 22, 23 where this "provision" resulted in the LORD tearing the Kingdom of Israel from Saul! Just as in violent crimes, where premeditation is a factor, premeditation is the first step toward gratifying our desires. How can we put on the Lord Jesus Christ? Aselgeia -10x in the NAS (not in Septuagint - LXX) - Mark 7:21; Ro 13:13-note; 2Cor 12:21; Gal 5:19-note; Eph 4:19-note; 1Pet 4:3-note; 2Pet 2:2-note, 2Pe 2:7-note, 2Pe 2:18-note; Jude 1:4. In the same way, the Christian life is a matter of taking two steps, one step after another. To be clothed with Christ conveys the thought that when others look at us (our words, actions, deeds), they see Christ in us the hope of glory (Col 1:27b-note) rather than us. If you make it easy for yourself to fall into sin, you most likely will. Besides the lower lusts, and our natural self-sparing slothfulness, there are all the forms of self-pleasing: self-esteem, "sensitiveness, " love of praise, man-fearing, fleshly amiability, flattery of others for selfish ends, pride, "dignity, " impatience of non-recognition by others, sheer empty conceit, and a thousand other "desires of the flesh, " for which no provision is to be made. Romans: Tyndale House Publishers, Wiersbe, W: Bible Exposition Commentary. Romans 13.11-14. Mga Romano 13:13 - Magsilakad tayong mahinhin, gaya ng sa araw; huwag sa katakawan at paglalasing, huwag sa kalibugan at sa kahalayan, huwag sa mga pagkakaalit at pagkakainggitan. The key is that when you must learn to surrender to Him, then Christ takes over. ", Dr Charles Ryrie (The Ryrie Study Bible: 1995. You enlightened my blindness. Whatever the persons in authority over us themselves may be, yet the just power they have, must be submitted to and obeyed. Every educated person knows that moral standards vary from culture to culture. Entanglement by the Cords of one's own Sin - Not long after a wealthy contractor had finished building the Tombs prison in New York, he was found guilty of forgery and sentenced to several years in the prison he had built! It is amazing how often we walk into known areas of temptation without any plan or resolution as to how we will react. As believers, we know that Christ could come (or we could die) at any time, although we don’t know exactly when. His mother heard the noise and called out, "What are you doing in there son?" A Christian’s walk is a Christian’s life and should reflect a Christian's character, which is the new life now possible because Christ is our life (Col 3:4-note) and His Spirit is within us to enable us to live properly (Ro 8:9-note, Ro 8:13-note), in a manner which pleases our Father (2Co 5:9-note), a manner that brings glory to His Name (Mt 5:16-note). NOT IN STRIFE AND JEALOUSY: me eridi kai zelo: Strife and jealously - These are closely associated iniquities (1Co 3:3, 2Co 12:20, Gal 5:20-note, Phil 1:15-note, 1Ti 6:4), since the former is often the result of the latter. The difference between how the world lives and how Christians live should be as stark as the difference between night and day. If it is the image of a woman you need to pluck out your eye and cut off your hand (figuratively but still clearly conveying the seriousness of this matter) (see Mt 5:28-note;Mt 5:29-note; Mt 5:30-note, cp Job 31:1+, Ps 101:3). Light And Darkness - Kathleen Matson and her family have moved to Tokyo for 3 years. The word translated 'wantonness' points to an abandoned sensuality." Wuest: In the same manner as in the day let us order our behavior in a seemly fashion, not in carousals and drunkenness, not in sexual intercourse and a dissolute abandon, not in strife and jealousy. It has been such a blessing to me just to learn that one secret, just to learn the positive side of deliverance putting on the Lord Jesus Christ. 1996. Instantly as the sentence ended, all my gloomy doubt vanished, dispelled by a saving light infused into my heart. We belong to that "day" which our Lord's coming will usher in, and that shortly! I confess that I’m often spiritually drowsy. (Daily Study Bible). Love means obedience to Christ’s commandments. But I’ve known a few who claim to be believers, but they still go out partying and drinking. The motivation for walking in holiness is that we know the time and we are looking for the culmination of our salvation at the return of Jesus Christ. (cf. It describes what in regency England would have been called a rout. ... fellow Jews jealous, and w thus save some of them. So instead of hunting pheasants, he spent his time doing what his dog preferred. J Vernon McGee writes: Oh, how many believers are making every PROVISION for the flesh but are making NO PROVISION to go into His PRESENCE. In like manner, we, who are “a holy priesthood,” (1Pe 2:5-note) should abstain even from lawful things, if by an unrestrained indulgence we are likely to be ensnared. Why not now? DO NOT DISREGARD In certain contexts it was used to refer to the marriage bed and conveyed the same idea of our English phrase "going to bed" does today. Finding Him their King and Priest, The answer is, because the "flesh" is still left in you, and it remains unholy to the end of its history. For I had heard about Anthony who was converted by hearing a gospel reading and taking it as a personal admonition. But is how we are to behave properly as in the day. (Recommendation - Read this entire Puritan Meditation which is a lengthy discourse addressing what it means to put on Christ - putting on Christ in our minds, putting on Christ in our memory, putting on Christ in our conscience, why we should put on Christ, when we should put on Christ, the blessed effect of putting on Christ - (Believers Pocket Companion - The One Thing Needful to Make Poor Sinners Rich—and Miserable Sinners Happy). all in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints” (Ro 1:7-note). Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Romans 13:11-14. The Light clearly see! 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. How long? But that moment he did, and he felt the healing touch from Christ cleansing his life. It means unrestrained revelry, enjoyment that has degenerated into license. Then it is His life in you which is now living through you and the garment of the lifestyle (Ed: Garment ~ what others see in your words, actions, attitudes) is that which is produced by His Spirit. So Lucian says, "having put on Pythagoras;" having received him as a teacher and guide. Let the saints in horror shun them! (Wiersbe, W: Bible Exposition Commentary. (Jude 1:24, 25) (Romans 13:14 Putting on the Lord Jesus Christ), There is an instructive passage in Colossians Three, giving light on this command to "put on." Barclay writes that koite "literally means a bed and has in it the meaning of the desire for the forbidden bed. In Acts 24:3 (Ed note: the only other NT use of pronoia) the advocate Tertullus praises the provisions of Felix. “Make me chaste,” he would pray, “but not yet.” (Ed comment: Clearly he was making provision for the lusts of his flesh). and is in total opposition to God. "As we make our home in Tokyo," she wrote, "I am especially challenged by Romans 13:12 (note) 'The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Enduo is in the aorist tense, middle voice, imperative mood (aorist imperative). Jealousy (2205) (zelos from zeo = to be hot, to boil, figuratively to be "fervent" in spirit <> English zeal and zealous). Sexual sin always begins when we toy it in our minds. light for fear that their deeds will be exposed. Start dying! Let Him reign in your life and His reign will be a major deterrent against making provision for the lusts of your flesh! Guard what God has done for you by avoiding temptation. It’s ignorant and arrogant to claim that your culture’s standards are the only right ones. You must learn to not make provision for your flesh, but make provision for Him (Ro 13:14). For we are in Him! We should be on our guard, not only against evil itself, but against, the means and occasions of evil: the places and the company that are ensnaring to our souls, we should avoid; as Solomon has well admonished us: “Enter not into the path of the wicked; and go not in the path of evil men: avoid it; pass not by it; turn from it, and pass away.” (Pr 4:14, 15) Joseph found his safety in flight (Ge 39:11, 12, 13, 14, 15, cp 1Co 6:18-note, 1Co 10:14, Pr 6:5, 2Ti 2:22-note, 1Ti 6:11): and we, in like manner, must “keep our heart with all diligence;” (Pr 4:23-note) and “make a covenant with all our senses,” (Job 31:1, cp Pr 6:25, 26, 27, 28-note, 2Sa 11:2, 3, 4, Ps 119:37-note, Pr 4:25, Mt 5:27, 28-note, Mt 5:29, 30-note, 1Jn 2:16-note) which may by any means prove inlets to temptation, and instruments for our destruction.]. 15 For if their rejection means x the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance mean but life from the dead? But to walk in holiness, we have to shake off spiritual drowsiness. You haven’t figured out yet the message of grace. (NIV - IBS), Phillips Let us be Christ's men from head to foot, and give no chances to the flesh to have its fling. (Mk 8:35+) This paradox of finding one's life by losing it is open to the test of experience and mature Christians can attest to this truth. Romans 13:8-14 Romans 13:14 "Clothe Yourselves With the Lord Jesus Christ" I Union With Christ A Topic: Union with Christ Subtopic: Index: Date: 3/2001.101 Title: Deep Sea Rescue Device A recent news report highlighted a rescue device used on deep-sea oil-rig platforms around the world. Romans 13:11-14 exhorts us to live in the present in light of the future return of Jesus Christ. Preaching the Word. But such things are not appropriate for believers. Thus "putting on Christ" is here equivalent to being transformed by the renewing of our minds (see Ro 12:2-note). But if Christ dwells constantly in your mind, memory and conscience, all will be peaceful and happy within, all will be holiness unto him without. (Cranfield, C. E. B Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. So how do we clothe ourselves “with the armor of right living” (Ro 13:12)? He will forbear a dish he loves, because it is bad for his disease. "Put on the Lord Jesus Christ." For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. amounts to appropriation—the deliberate, conscious acceptance of the lordship of the Master—so that all is under his control—motives, desires, and deeds. Make Him a part of your life that day. 3 Does it strike you as odd that Paul would list strife and jealousy alongside carousing, drunkenness, sexual promiscuity, and sensuality? NAS = licentiousness, 1; sensual, 1; sensuality, 8. Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh. As Basil defined it, “It is that attitude of the soul which has never borne and never will bear the pain of discipline.” It is the insolence that knows no restraint, that has no sense of the decencies of things, that will dare anything that wanton caprice demands, that is careless of public opinion and its own good name so long as it gets what it wants… It has been defined as “readiness for any pleasure.”… The great characteristic of aselgeia is this—the bad man usually tries to hide his sin (they have enough respect for common decency not to wish to be found out); but the man who has aselgeia in his soul does not care how much he shocks public opinion so long as he can gratify his desires… the man who is guilty of aselgeia is that he is lost to decency and to shame… he does not care who sees his sin. No wonder! Is that not strong, plain language? I had a friend who was a printer, and one day a man brought to him a pornographic card to be printed, one of those filthy, lewd things, which he wanted printed for his personal use. The key to avoiding it is to judge every sinful thought as quickly as it happens and to make no provision for the lusts of the flesh. In contrasting believers with unbelievers, Paul asks rhetorically (2 Cor. It is in this way that we shall use this world without abusing it. Much of our sin can be traced to the fact that we made provision for it by toying with it. Jesus warned (Matt. Romans: Tyndale House Publishers ), The Christian puts on the Lord Jesus Christ… in baptism (cp Gal 3:27), as the solemn deliberate act in which he identifies himself, by faith, with Christ in His death and resurrection (Ro 6:3). But that moment he did, and he felt the healing touch from Christ cleansing his life. We make provision for the flesh when we buy things that are associated with temptation, when we make it easy for ourselves to sin, when we give a higher priority to the physical than to the spiritual. It is vital that we not willingly put ourselves into situations that will tempt us to do wrong or have the wrong kinds of thoughts. Vine - "a revel, carousal," the concomitant and consequence of drunkenness, is used in the plural, Romans 13:13 (Revel, Reveling - Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words), F F Bruce - W. M. Ramsay (Galatians, 453) reminds us that among the Greeks ‘Komos, the Revel, was made a god, and his rites were carried on quite systematically, and yet with all the ingenuity and inventiveness of the Greek mind, which lent perpetual novelty and variety to the reveling. It is probably correct to say that Paul did not expect the Lord’s return to be delayed for 2,000 years. Living in luxury and licentiousness, they made it their great object of study to multiply and prolong the means of licentious indulgence. Even as clothes are a daily need, so is the putting on of Christ as we walk out the door to wherever we are bound. I have a nature which likes to feed upon this kind of thing, but I don't feed it!" 14 But The word “but” is a term of strong contrast to the sins of verses 13 and 14. You know that you really enjoy this kind of thing. The Lord Jesus Christ --William Newell notes that…. Thus “salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.” The time in which we live is still dark, but the night (this present evil age; Gal. 13 hLet us walk properly as in the daytime, inot in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, jnot in quarreling and jealousy. Only by Christ strengthening him. Strife (2054) (eris) is translated as strife, persistent contention, bickering, petty disagreement, wrangling. Modified from Irving L. Jensen's chart above, R      Ruin  (Romans 1:17 – 3:20) – The utter sinfulness of humanity (Luke 11:7), Koite is used of the honored marriage bed, the writer of Hebrews exhorting the readers to "Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed (koite) be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge." (Romans 13:8-14 The Night Is Nearly Over). Methe (Luke 21:34; Romans 13:13; Galatians 5:21) and potos (only in 1 Peter 4:3) may be distinguished as an abstract and a concrete. But the Christian life is not exhausted in this act, which is rather the starting-point for a putting on of Christ in the ethical sense, a "clothing of the soul in the moral disposition and habits of Christ" (Gifford); or as the Apostle himself puts it in Ro 6:11 (note), a reckoning (present imperative = command to make this our continual practice implying that it is our continual need! The word "behave" is the word peripateo… walk circumspectly. upon which we cannot ask God's blessing. We should not indulge the flesh even a little. Paul admonishes us to walk in the Spirit and we will not fulfill the lust of the flesh (Gal. Putting on Christ means to allow Him to envelop us so that when others view us they see His righteousness. It is not that he arrogantly and proudly flaunts it; it is simply that he can publicly do the most shameless things, because he has ceased to care for decency at all… Sin can get such a grip of a man that he is lost to decency and shame. If you look down the barrel of Satan's double-barrel shotgun, he is going to pull the trigger. This led him to introduce humanitarian reforms. Every avenue, every opening that leads into the heart, every thought and desire and purpose and imagination of your being, may be closed against the flesh, so that there shall be no opening to come in and defile the heart or deflect the will from the will of God. I knew such words were not part of any children's game, nor had I ever heard anything like it. The motivational factor is brought out by the therefore that begins verse 12. Euschemonos - 3x in the NT (No uses in Lxx) - Ro 13:13 1Co 14:40 1Th 4:12-note. Hence komos generally refers to feasts and drinking parties that are protracted till late at night and indulge in revelry. Hence the Holy Spirit, in order to stir up and quicken our drowsy souls, calls upon us. When they had put on the new man (Eph 4:24-note) they had in fact been baptized into Christ and had put on Christ (Gal 3:27). Martin Luther said "You can't keep a bird from flying over your head, but you can keep it from building a nest in your hair. What is the earliest queen move in any strong, modern opening? What are your beautiful garments—but the rich robe of his all-perfect and ever glorious righteousness? You touched me, A Spaniard, riding by on a horse, saw him and yelled out to him, "Salsi puedes!" Methe means "drunkenness" ( Joel 1:5; Ezekiel 39:19); potos refers to a drinking bout, a banquet, or a symposium. (NLT - Tyndale House), NIV Rather clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ & do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature. 6:8). I think he is right. They go to church and then they are gone. These relationships are connected to the social setting of the community (13:13-14), and they are understood in terms of the new aeon that started with the death and resurrection of Christ (13:11). Many Christians simply "go through the motions" b. We put Him on as the Lord our righteousness, and are made the righteousness of God in Him. Romans 13 – A Christian’s Obligation to Government A. Co. 1982). ", Lawrence Richards - We’re to slip into Jesus, and wear Him everywhere we go. He may have something there. The other gazed at the picture and then replied, "Oh, nothing. Of this we have an awful instance in David, who little thought, when first his eye glanced upon Bathsheba, what evils would ensue (2Sa 11:2, 3, 4). Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.”. (ICB: Nelson), NLT But let the Lord Jesus Christ take control of you, and don't think of ways to indulge your evil desires. The hour had come that He was to purchase them with His own blood. Romans 14:13, CSB: "Therefore, let us no longer judge one another. Lusts (1939) (epithumia from epí = upon, used intensively + thumos = "passion, ardor" so literally is either "intensified" passion or ardor.) At length, rushing into the garden, groaning in spirit, “all my bones were crying out, soul-sick was I and grievously tormented. James 4:3, "You ask and receive not, because you ask amiss, that you may consume it upon your lusts." Not only do they follow their example, but they have their genes. Romans 13:14. 5:21). (Mt 11:28, 29, 30, Acts 3:19) We can put Him on as ‘Jesus, ‘clasping the truth that He, our human Brother, yet Divine, saves His people from their sins. By way of application: Where have you walked today… this past week… in the light or in the darkness? Paul often uses the metaphor of walking for the steady if unspectacular progress that should characterize the Christian. She must cook and serve his food to him. But more than this, let us "put on the new man," which is the life of Jesus Christ, that ideal which is in the likeness of God, and which the Lord created for us by His blessed life and death and resurrection. Dying to self involves control of yourself, especially when it comes to lustful living. It is by living our life in the flesh by faith in the Son of God (see Galatians 2:20-note), that is, to say, in effect, by personally making use of the crucified and living Savior, Lord, Deliverer, our Peace and Power, amidst all the dark hosts of evil can do against us. People sin in daytime as well as night-time, so in what sense is "daytime" being used here? To wear Jesus so well that no one will notice the difference. Why not put an end to my uncleanness right now?” Then I heard the voice of a boy or girl coming from a house nearby, chanting repeatedly. Ro 7:5-note; Ro 8:5, 6, 7, 8-note; Gal 5:19, 20-note, Gal 5:21-note; Gal 6:8; Ep 2:3-note). The redeemed person must be attuned to the Savior. In fact, we’re to be Jesus to others. 1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. We are to clothe ourselves with Christ. "Certainly not" is translated as "God forbid," "perish the thought," or "may it never be," in other Bibles.In his epistles, Paul uses this exclamatory expression in relation to sin sixty times! Don’t Criticize Others. Besides the lower lusts, and our natural self-sparing slothfulness, there are all the forms of self-pleasing: self-esteem, "sensitiveness, " love of praise, man-fearing, fleshly amiability, flattery of others for selfish ends, pride, "dignity, " impatience of non-recognition by others, sheer empty conceit, and a thousand other "desires of the flesh, " for which no provision is to be made. Potos does not necessarily imply excessiveness, though it does provide an opportunity for excess. put on the Lord Jesus Christ. Koite is also described illicit sexual promiscuity, as in this present verse. Do not be deceived (Stop being deceived)! V1: Ro 1-8. Ro 5:12-note), John MacArthur - The Christian who is not living a holy and obedient life is a Christian who does not comprehend the significance of the Lord’s return. 4:17). Every soul: This c… Wrangle means to dispute angrily or peevishly & so to engage in argument or controversy. The things then which belong to the body must be taken care of, but not otherwise than as they are helps to us in our pilgrimage, and not that they may make us to forget our country. If we follow Him, we “will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life” (John 8:12; see, also John 12:35). We are to be alert to those things that will enter and corrupt our thought life and stir up lustful desires or hate within us. 2:11) and put on the full armor of God (Eph. The word “but” is a term of strong contrast to the sins of verses 13 and 14.. put on [as clothes] the Lord Jesus Christ, . I do not think that we can grieve Him away, but we may greatly limit and restrain His gracious work by insincerity of speech, the nursing of an unforgiving spirit, any kind of over-reaching or fraudulent dealing, impurity of speech, or failure in love. If you play with fire, sooner or later you are going to get burned. Satan and his evil forces are described as “the world forces of this darkness” (Eph. Have you, then, attained the perfection that was in Christ? Putting on Christ means to allow Him to envelop us so that when others view us they see His righteousness. What Dr McGee is saying is that what is now true of believers positionally, needs to be acted on volitionally [this speaks of our moment to moment choices for either self or Savior] and become the genuine [supernatural] experience of our lives. (The Easy-to-Read Commentary Series – Romans: Hope of the Nations), S Lewis Johnson explains that "The apostle's words, of course, were addressed to those who were already believers, for Christ must be in us before He can be on us. Asking for help, clarification, or responding to other answers. (Phillips: Touchstone). (Gal 2:20-note). 14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts. Talk is cheap, but the walk is costly (death to self, denial of self, etc Mk 8:34, Gal 2:20-note). Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.”. That to put on Christ, may more particularly imply that we should daily, yes, constantly clothe our mind, memory and conscience with Christ, with the truth, as it is in him, which holds forth to us what he has done for us—what he is to us—and what he is now doing for us at the right hand of God. Nashville: Thomas Nelson), Kistemaker writes "The lesson is: Principiis obsta: "Resist the beginnings!" Can an exiting US president curtail access to Air Force One from the new president? Why? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. Those who have visited the excavated ruins of Pompeii will know what is to be seen there in the way of brothels. In all respects the Lord Jesus was unlike what had been specified in the previous verse. Faith is given to us, for this very purpose, to claim Christ, to use Him, to put Him on, to cleave to Him, to glory of and in Him. We struggle with sin because we make provision for it to fulfill our lust and desires (Ro 13:14). Our concern must be, besides, to put on the dispositions which are in keeping with so holy and brilliant a light. ESV Study Bible - The metaphor of putting on clothing implies not just imitating Christ’s character but also living in close personal fellowship with Him. Eve positioned herself to fall. Not only must we deny ourselves the "pleasures of sin," shun such things as the saloon, theater, dance, card table, etc.—but we must separate ourselves from worldly companions, cease to read worldly literature. In 1Cor 11:21 the Corinthians disrupt the fellowship of the Lord's Supper; some are hungry while the wealthy are drunk. Romans 13:11-14. Mattoon - This was the ugliest word in the Greek language. If we sow to the flesh we reap corruption (Gal. Ages Classic Commentaries), Puritan writer William Mason (August 9, 1773) discusses how to put on the Lord Jesus Christ…. The ungodly person does not just "accidentally" stumble into sin but "plans to do evil". To fulfil the lusts thereof - With reference to its corrupt desires. When to awake; Now; and to awake out of the sleep of carnal security, sloth, and negligence; out of the sleep of spiritual death, and out of the sleep of spiritual deadness. Unlike the feasts of Dionysus, the Lord's Supper is no place for intoxication. Of all affronts there is none to this—of making God a servant to our lusts. He is not only a well of salvation—but we must draw water out of it with joy, and drink of it to the refreshing of our souls! Jesus said that men love darkness rather than light, because their deeds are evil (John 3:19+). So it behooves us to remember that God is always watching, and act accordingly. 5:16). We should keep in mind that Jesus is at the right hand of the father making,intercessions for us; when Satan accuses us; but what can he say in our defense when we deliberately do something wrong. 12 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. (see specific attitudes and actions we are to put on in Col 3:12-4:6-notes) Then repeat them. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W. B. Eerdmans Pub. (see 2Pe 1:4-note, Gal 6:8). (Romans 13 Commentary ), Warren Wiersbe describes what it means to put on the Lord Jesus Christ, To put on the Lord Jesus Christ means to become more like Him, to receive by faith all that He is for our daily living. But they are opposed to the second greatest commandment, which is to love others as we love ourselves. MacArthur - Strife and jealousy were the two specific fleshly sins that caused the deep, partisan divisions in the church at Corinth (1Cor 3:3). (Romans: Verse by Verse). Don't put yourself on a path where you know you will be tempted. So the Apostle speaks of Him. In other words, you behave so that your character is seen, demonstrating by your conduct what you are as a believer. Beloved, if you say you can't live this supernatural life, then that is not a bad thing but a good thing, for God never said YOU [in our natural strength] could live this new life, but He can and He always said He would! When He shall come with trumpet sound, But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires." Does this signify you are a "passive participant" in your progressive sanctification? But it may cost me my life, my estate, yes, my very soul, to make provision for my lusts. , CSB: `` we should off any works of darkness and put on the Epistle the. 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