)All things with ChristI. "For us" — not our remote advantage merely, as in resurrection, but in our stead — that we might not perish (Isaiah 53.). Apr 14, 2002. She prayed, and Ishmael lived. "Ask, and ye shall receive." 3. Romans 8:32 Bible / Bible Versions / MSG / Romans / Romans 8 / Romans 8:32; Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the ... Scripture Formatting. But to rise one step more. What has been done in the past was done whilst we were yet enemies. "Seek ye first the kingdom," and the King, and all "these things shall be added unto you."2. )On the passionA. But He "willed to have mercy"; and reached out His arms so far as to remove the obstruction. He "delivered Him up. If you give a diamond you may well give a box to keep it in. Was bestowed when Christians were not in a position to appreciate the favour. Find answers to some of the more asked questions. He that hath any place or office hath the perquisites of the place or office. She changed the diapers, washed the diapers, dried the diapers, folded the diapers. To relieve the poor and needy is kind and generous. THE INFERENCE DEDUCED FROM IT. One translation says, "He will lavish upon us all he has to give." I mention not the shame or the torment of the Cross; for the thieves endured the same. "He's already given His Son, specifically to die for you, so why wouldn't he then forgive you of your sins?" "All things" necessary and salutary.1. Into the virgin's womb. He was surprised to find out that he had won $1.89 million. How the reality of the surrender is emphasised by the closeness of the bond which knits together the Father and the Son. He "delivered Him up. 2. But when God gave His Son there was great sacrifice. Good is a relative term. Maclaren, D.D. He is for you! Christ has "obtained eternal redemption for us," with all its rich and varied benefits. Strutt. How unwilling was Jacob to spare Benjamin though he had many children; how unwilling David to give up even a rebellious Absalom! The gift is infinite, but the heart of the Giver is as benevolent as ever, and His means as ample. The atonement in itself saves no man, and Christ by His death laid God's way open to save everybody; but it did not necessitate the salvation of anybody; it must be apprehended by faith, or else no salvation will follow. Not merely to give, but to give up, is the highest crown and glory of love. What a vast and wide succession of autumn fields he has nursed and ripened into rich and golden corn; what mountains of ice he has thawed; what untold snows he has melted into beneficent and fertile streams; what generations of luscious fruits and blooming flowers he hath matured and painted in fair colours; what magical changes he hath wrought in the blue heavens above and on the green earth beneath since the day when God first hung His brilliant lamp among the stars and charged His mighty reservoir with glorious power! The gift of God's Son is the beneficence of sacrifice, the gift of all things is the beneficence of sufficiency, and the former is the means of the latter. With what sentiments and views you ought to approach God the Father. We must leave the interpretation of the text in specific cases to its Author. Nor have we any right to complain that God has reserved to Himself the power of deciding how much of worldly good will be consistent with our highest welfare. To obscurity and indigence, He was born in a stable, and through life "He had not where to lay His head." As Himself intrinsically beyond all comparison more valuable than all things else. Their regeneration by the indwelling of the Holy Ghost (vers. But in this transaction the pledge is more valuable to the Giver than all that He hath pledged Himself for. And so they consented to starve together rather than sacrifice one. (2) He gave Him unsought, and even undesired. Melvill, B.D. You would ask, Why torment me with an offer impossible for me to accept? We must leave the interpretation of the text in specific cases to its Author. THE STRENGTH AND THE FORCE OF THE INFERENCE. Because —(1) The greater gift implies the less. He has caused His goodness to pass before us, and the despairing soul reasons itself into light and comfort from the text. "For us all"; for "all have sinned" (chap. God looked just at man's necessities, and at nothing else, when He gave a Saviour; and He acts, we are told, in the same way in the dispensation of the blessings which are purchased by the death of Christ, Conclusion; We learn from the text — l. The close connection between the great doctrines of the gospel and the comfort and stability of Christian experience and practice. But my text bids us see the great demonstration of God's love because the Father's will, conceived of as distinct from, and yet harmonious with, the will of the Son, gives Him up for us.II. If you will take Christ you may be sure of everything besides; but if you refuse Christ there is no promise of anything. This "all things" concerneth the whole man —(1) The body (Matthew 6:33). Don't be anxious. The eldest was named, but he was the beginning of their strength. But His soul was crucified more than His body, and His heart had sharper nails to pierce it than His hands or His feet.5. There is no small print to wade through. From Luke's Gospel, for instance, the same Greek word tells of a day when Jesus "gave sight to many who were blind" (Luke 7:21). (1) It may, doubtless, include all such comforts and blessings of the present life as God sees to be safe and fitting for us to possess. Thomas, D.D.I. No sin there is which His blood will not wash away, but final impenitency; which is not so much a sin as the sealing up of the body of sin when the measure is full.2. (2) God bestowed a boon which was in the first instance unasked, unsought, undesired. To a people that abhorred Him, though prepared by miracles, and ordinances, and prophecies, to receive Him (John 1:11). Romans 8:32 ***** WE return to this verse once again. And shall the love which gave us Christ begin to measure out miser bestowments when the greatest triumph is about to be realised in peopling heaven with redeemed souls?4. "It doesn't happen anywhere - I guess only in America.". And having "given Him" for this purpose, He "spared Him not" from suffering. He who as God could have commanded a legion of angels, as man had need of one to comfort Him.4. Bible Sermons Online, Sermon Preached by 1 Maurice Roberts, Inverness: God Not Sparing His Son, Romans ch.8 v.32. God having laid this foundation, let us see WHAT A SUPERSTRUCTURE OF GRACE IS BUILT THEREON, and He doth "freely give us all things."1. But also made sin for us (2 Corinthians 5:21; Romans 8:3) and a curse for us (Galatians 3:13). Make you quite sure that you have taken the great gift of God. You are sometimes dismayed at the greatness of the blessing you ask; but if the greatness of the blessing restrained the Divine goodness, He would have denied giving His own Son. A young Irish boy stowed away on an America-bound ship. The gift is related to the gifts —(1) as means to ends. II. Not only shall existing agencies, however adverse, be pressed into the service of redemption; but fresh agencies shall be brought forward at their appointed time to complete the work. (1) He did not keep Him back; there was no obligation in God thus to give us Jesus. As we read the test, it became unquestionably clear to each of us that we had not studied nearly enough. comfort to support us in our afflictions? Because through Christ Jesus, the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death. God knew about your sin then, and God knows it now. 15, 16).4. It is a gift in order to other things; and therefore He will complete that gift. All things - Needful or profitable for us. We do not live in the body till we be united to the head; nor till we have Christ, do we receive the saving effects of His grace; clear that once, and shall He not with Him give us all things? "For us." View more titles. Shows who they are who are the real beneficiaries of God, whom all things serve. Read verse in New King James Version In it there was nothing but loath-someness, and such enmity as might make Him rather send down fire and brimstone than His Son. We are accustomed to speak of Christ's life of unselfishness and His death of beneficence as being the revelation of the love of God as well as of Christ, because we believe that "God was in Christ reconciling the world," and that "He that hath seen Christ hath seen the Father." A strange contemplation it is. How the greatness of the surrender is made more emphatic by the negative and the positive. As Lang made the standard, graduation-day speech about working hard, studying, and going to college, he noticed that hardly anyone was paying attention. But when God gave His Son there was great sacrifice. But God, who is a spirit, was made flesh that He might be nearer to us, and took a mother upon earth that we might have a Father in heaven. Call us at 888-634-2038. "We are reconciled by His death, and we are saved by His life." If Satan is reminding you, right now, of the sins you've committed, it's possible that he's trying to get you to quit, to give up hope on a God that loves you, a God that is for you. His tender mercy is over all His works, but His delights are with those who know and love Him. He gave Himself, and yet hath all to give. "Tribulation, distress," etc., are some of the "all things." Scripture: Romans 8:12–18. To say the least, those sixth graders and their families found out that Eugene Lang was for them! Many sinners have felt His rods. (2) The purpose of the greater gift cannot be attained without the bestowment of the lesser. Trouble, vexation, agony, heaviness, and sorrow were the bitter ingredients which filled up His cup so full that He made it His prayer to have it taken out of His hand (Mark 14:36). Our Price: $4.19 Save: $1.80 (30%) Buy Now. What dearer to parents than their children? Romans 8:32 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 8:32, NIV: "He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all--how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?" (1) If He gave His Son to enemies what will He give to us who have thrown our arms away (chap. The logic of our text, seriously applied, pushes us to the heights of confidence. Hagar in the wilderness turned away that she might not see her child die. Jay.Fear naturally follows guilt. He was delivered from Annas to Caiaphas, from Caiaphas to Pilate, from Pilate to Herod, and from Herod to Pilate again, and from Pilate to the Cross. This makes it a wholly different ease from that of a debtor who, after having made payment of so much, would like to get off from his obligation for the remainder. This "all things" reacheth to heaven and earth (1 Timothy 4:8). Apr 14, 2002. "How shall He not with Him. The gift is related to the gifts —(1) as means to ends. THE STRENGTH AND THE FORCE OF THE INFERENCE. In doing this, then, in giving His own Son, He went to the utmost length to which even Divine compassion can go. Was bestowed without asking — Christians are praying for what else is necessary: And God has pledged answers to prayer. (3) That the connection between the two is that the finishing of the salvation is the very fruit of all He endured. Bible Sermons Online, Sermon Preached by 1 Maurice Roberts, Inverness: God Not Sparing His Son, Romans ch.8 v.32. Worlds, systems, universe? His withdrawals are gifts. If the blessings are great, they are equally gracious: and we are invited to come and "take of the water of life freely."2. THE INFERENCE FROM THIS FACT. And this is the great doctrine of vicarious atonement and expiation, on which hang all our hopes, and from which flow all our legitimate comforts.II. If you be to Christ what Christ was to God, a dedicated servant, ever to do the things that please Him; when you enter into covenant with Him, and devote yourselves to His use and service. Their close connection. In doing this, then, in giving His own Son, He went to the utmost length to which even Divine compassion can go. Not men only; but sinners. The Priestly Prayer Of The Blessing. And is not the inference as resistless as it is animating — that the same mercy which forced a passage for itself through all those difficulties will, now that they are cleared away, burst forth in freest exuberance among all those for whom it scaled the mountain of separation. "How often," as an old Puritan remarked, "if we were left to carve our own portion, should we cut our own fingers?" The boon He did not withhold. S. Spencer, D.D. He that "spared not His own Son," etc,(D. Thomas, D.D. The Impenetrable Love of God. Jay. Can the Son of God be delivered further? Especially when we consider —3. To give freely is to give lovingly and readily, or from a loving motive and in a ready manner.(J. For the force of the analogy and the emphasis of that word "His own point to a uniqueness of relation and unparalleled closeness of intimacy. A gift of a tank of gas, or a gift of a new vehicle? Is anything denied you that seems desirable? The gifts of God are twofold — the gift of His Son and the gift of all things; and this beneficence is perfect because it is most ample and comprehensive. Do not minify the lot of your inheritance. As we contemplate the Cross of Christ we may adopt the sentiment of Manoah's wife (Judges 13:23). To what? God is for you. To love parents, children, friends, is just and natural. Scripture: Romans 8:32 Topic: The Grace of God; There are at least two ways that a passage of Scripture can be profoundly life-altering. That we cannot present a more effectual or successful plea to God in prayer, than an appeal to His past mercies in Christ. Will He not give the lesser which it is His joy to communicate? )The death of Christ and its consequencesT. Romans 8:31-32 He that "spared not His own Son," etc,(D. Thomas, D.D. It was not because He owed it to us, but because His own heart was set upon it. "Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus! He who finds it quite easy to do everything just because He wills it; He who finds it perfectly easy to make a world when He chooses to make one; He who has only to say, "Let there be light," and light is, is represented as obliged to use expedients and counsel, to make one thing fit another, when He wants to save a sinner. The gift of God's Son is the beneficence of sacrifice, the gift of all things is the beneficence of sufficiency, and the former is the means of the latter. THE PERSON DELIVERED. His methods vary. As a pledge to us that the great scheme of redemption shall not be defeated, God has Himself embarked in it so vast an investment that failure would not only be disastrous to us, but would involve a Divine bankruptcy — omnipotence baffled, external purpose defeated, an infinite outlay of Divine love thrown away. The extent of His liberality — "all things" — pardon, to remove our guilt; strength, to aid us in duty; consolation in distress; guidance in perplexity; heaven, and supplies for the wilderness on this side of it. In looking along the line of redemption we see that the crisis of it is past. So, too, comes the sentence Paul gives us. About all things spiritual there can be no controversy. No, this statement isn't about the possibility of God's love for us - it's about the certainty of God's love for each of us. None but God thoroughly understands the bearing of one thing on another; none but He so accurately sees the end from the beginning; none but He is so intimately acquainted with the peculiarities of every man's moral and mental constitution as to be able to see what will certainly be best for each individual. Romans Devotionals & Sermons Illustrations-Our Daily Bread. (1)Without reluctance, as to the disposition with which the boon originates. On the one side stands the solitary Christ; on the other side all the things that vulgar estimation recognises to be good are lumped together into an "also." He means literally what He says — "all things." For starters, he had persecuted the first generation of believers, and had watched Stephen's execution in the shadow of where the cross once stood. Christ puts the same argument to us, beginning only at the other end of the process. The blessing is not withheld from a want of power or love.3. Why? 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