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I am the Pastor/Teacher of Rivers of Joy Baptist Church in Minford, Ohio since August 2008.  I am married to Charity since June 14, 1969.  I have four grown children.   Having served in the local church for over forty years as Pastor/Teacher, Asso., Youth Pastor, Minister of Education, Building Upkeep, Camp Director, Sunday School Teacher, etc. Also I have worked in the public place for as many years as I have preached. Charity and her sister are co owner of Union Mills Conf. (Bakery) in West Portsmouth Ohio

Romans 5:5 Words Study


SERMON NOTES FROM SUNDAY FEBRUARY 03. 2011

AND (Biblical) HOPE MAKETH NOT (does not) (never, ever) ASHAMED; BECAUSE THE LOVE OF GOD IS SHED ABROAD IN OUR HEARTS BY THE HOLY GHOST WHICH IS GIVEN UNTO US. Kjv ROMANS 5:5

Hope (1680) Elpis
Hope in Scripture is not the world's definition of "I hope so", with a few rare exceptions (Acts 27:20)

  1. Hope is defined as a desire for some future good with the expectation of obtaining it.
  1. Hope is confident expectancy. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17
  1. Hope is the looking forward to something with some reason for confidence respecting
MAKETH NOT ou 3756
  1. · Expresses direct and full cancellation, independently and absolutely, and hence, objectively.

ASHAMED (2617) (kataischuno from katá = intensifies verb aischúno = to shame)
  1. Cause someone to be ashamed, humiliated, or disgraced, or disappointed.
  1. 1 Corinthians 11:4-5, Romans 9:33; 10:11

BECAUSE THE LOVE OF GOD

IS SHED 1632 ) (ekcheo from ek = out + chéo = pour)

  1. God's love flows out in abundance and we experience it in an abundant manner.
  2. Inexhaustible abundance of the supply
  3. Pour out. Perfect tense. Began in the past at conversion, results and benefits of that outpouring continue been withdrawn.
  4. The idea is that the love of God has been poured out in our hearts and still floods us.
  5. The fact that the voice is passive supports the interpretation that this is a reference to God's love for us and not our live for God.

ABROAD IN OUR HEARTS2588 kardia

  1. The center of personality, intellect, emotion.
  2. The HEART is the wellspring of man's spiritual life.
  3. The heart is the center of the personality, and it controls the inellect, emotions, and will
  4. No outward obedience is of the slightest value unless the heart turns to God.
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BY THE HOLY SPIRIT

  1. · The Christian community is anointed by the Spirit (1 John 2:20); and the Spirit assures the believer of the indwelling presence of Jesus (1John 3:24).

WHICH IS GIVEN(1325) (didomi) UNTO US

  1. Means to give based on decision of the will of the giver with no merit of recipient
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