Author Archives: Robert Laynton

About Robert Laynton

Robert Laynton has a B.Sc.(Hons.) degree in psychology and was a member of the British Psychological Society, becoming a member of their Transpersonal Psychology Division and a contributor to their Journal, 'The Transpersonal Review'. He also gained a Post Graduate Certificate and Diploma in counselling. He likes photography, walking, jazz, reading American Crime Fiction from the 40's, 50's and 60's and enjoys watching older films, especially film noir. He lives in England.

Gospel 6 – Judgment – Jews and Gentiles – Jews

The Apostle Paul had a legal frame of mind. Like a lawyer, he presents in his letter to the Romans, his case concerning the righteousness of God in the gospel. He tends to make a general statement and then gives … Continue reading

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Gospel 5 Judgment – Jews and Gentiles 1 – Gentiles

God is angry with humanity for suppressing the truth about God, changing the image of God for lies and half-truths, and for refusing to honour God, preferring to serve and honour created things instead of the Creator Himself. In proportion … Continue reading

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Gospel 4 – Judgment

Gospel – 4 – Judgment The Apostle Paul has declared what God has announced to be judicially approved of – Namely that those who perform improper and unfitting behavior as a regular practice                         Are weighed and balanced and … Continue reading

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Gospel 3 – Handed over to passions and desires – Romans 1 v 15 – 23

In Romans 1 the Apostle introduced his theme of the gospel – the good news of judicial approval from God, received by God given persuasion, that in turn leads to trusting obedience. Why do we need God’s judicial approval? Because … Continue reading

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Gospel 2 Romans 1 v 18 – 32 The swelling up of the settled anger of God

Paul stated the theme of his letter to Christians in Rome in Chapter 1 v 15 – 17: The good news is the power of God That brings deliverance to everyone who believes     Because in the good news – … Continue reading

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Gospel – 1 – Romans 1 v 1 – 17 The Judicial approval of God

Back in the 1960’s, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones was a very popular preacher and author. He gave a great piece of advice that has remained with me since the early 1970’s. It was almost certainly in one of his commentary series … Continue reading

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The Gospel – Introduction – The period up to the Apostles

Let me consolidate some of the themes that we have seen in the Old Testament and gospels as I have presented them in earlier posts. God created the earth and it was ‘very good’. The creation of human beings in … Continue reading

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