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Unto the wicked God saith, "What hast thou to do to declare My statutes? (2)Hearing (Ezekiel 33:31). Ask what the world would be without the sun.II. Lyth, D.D. Fidelity.3. Hast thou been compelled by Divine grace to leave thy sins? But it would seem as if they were meant to exclude common occupations; whereas, everything that pertains to the well-being of the individual and the community is part and parcel of the Divine scheme. Obediently (1 Samuel 12:14).3. H. Having exhorted his readers to put on the whole armour of God - the girdle of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, the sandals of the gospel of peace, the shield of faith, the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit - he adds, "Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit." You recover yourselves within those four-and-twenty hours: the very act of closing the book and saying, "I cannot open that until Monday morning" is itself the beginning of a religious blessing. S. Storrs, D.D. But in addition to this, the very weakest and worst circumstanced can speak at least now and then a word for Christ. )Fervour of spiritH. Work becomes no longer a burden when it is done with hopefulness and joy. 2. Read verse in New International Reader's Version for remember that which is uppermost in thy heart is thy master. Beveridge. Are your lamps filled and burning? A fate; a fear; a dread; an abstraction; a machinist; a power hid behind government; a law; a something; a nothing. Noble work will bless those we may never see, and give progress to what is best in human life. There is nothing so offensive to God as lukewarmness and indifference.II. We are not responsible that the Hindoo or African worships his idols, but we are responsible that he has not heard of the atoning sacrifice of Christ. We are not responsible that the Hindoo or African worships his idols, but we are responsible that he has not heard of the atoning sacrifice of Christ. WHY SERVE THE LORD?1. A fate; a fear; a dread; an abstraction; a machinist; a power hid behind government; a law; a something; a nothing. Lyth, D.D. Those who attempt to perfect holiness without waiting upon the Holy Spirit for power, will be as foolish as the apostles had they commenced preaching without power from on high. Milligan.1. The diligent hand.2. How should the thrice holy God be served by hands unwashed from sin? The end of God's giving us such active spirits is that we might employ them for Him (Proverbs 16:4).2. The end of our being.(J. Parents say, "Now, my son, if you won't eat any sugar or butter for six months in order that you may give to the missionaries, that will be taking up the cross." Are you working in your several spheres with fervour? If God is glorified by his sufferings, the fervent Christian hath gained his end.3. Your minds, when fatigued with one employment, will find relief in applying themselves to another. It declines no duty that bears the stamp of His authority.4. Fidelity.3. 1. (2) Through this we should aim at the conversion of sinners. Lyth, D.D.I. Besides, all who would love God and Christ Jesus must expect to meet with persecution. )Fervency of spiritJ. It was zeal for the Lord, manifesting itself by obedience, holy, fervid, and strenuous exertion to promote the glory of God. Sincerely (John 4:24; Psalm 51:6).4. If thou canst not help the cause of God in any other mode, at any rate there is open to thee that of fervent prayer. Christianity, in elevating man, elevates his engagements. Do you love your fellow-men as yourself, or do you only say that you do in routine? And yet, when a man comes that wakes up the congregation, there are a great many men that look up and say, "Who knows whereunto this thing will grow?" Many are the precepts which require us to be up and doing, to be zealous in good works, etc. W. Beecher.I. FERVOUR, in general, is opposed to lukewarmness or indifference, and denotes that edge or keenness, that activity and diligence, which we commonly exert in the pursuit of any object we highly value and wish to possess. Constancy.III. Lyth, D.D.I. H. Logan.I. By those who have no business at all. Are there ten commandments for politics different from the ten commandments for the rest of life? Can we all say as St. Paul did (Acts 27:23), "Whose I am, and whom I serve"? True fervour of spirit proceedeth from above. The highest honour. Are we to be such cowards as to leave these arrows to rankle and gangrene in the heart of England? The ungodly are slaves to Satan. A negligent pilot may plunge hundreds into sorrow. Within, our hearts are deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; then we have depraved appetites to restrain, and passions fed by indulgence to subdue. S. Storrs, D.D.I. It is to Count Zinzendorf and the that we owe the revival of missionary zeal. Consider —1. Be not then slothful in the great prime business of all. Do you love God, or do you only say you love Him? I. DILIGENCE IN BUSINESS. 1. Piety is the foundation of virtue and morality. WHY THUS FERVENT IN SPIRIT?1. Lyth, D.D. That this fervour must be always under the direction of Christian prudence, that it may not break out into indecent heats, and carry us beyond the limits of our office or station in the society to which we belong.II. GOD HAS A JUST RIGHT TO IT. Its obligation is indispensable; its beauty is supreme, and its utility is universal. Without enthusiasm of some noble kind a man is dead, and without enthusiasts a nation perishes. (3) God's servants are always such as are born in His house as well as bought with His money. A fate; a fear; a dread; an abstraction; a machinist; a power hid behind government; a law; a something; a nothing. All this, however, is but a small part of the obligation which His mercy has laid you under. As our fervour should be employed in the service of God, or in those duties that God hath plainly commanded, so it ought likewise to aim for His glory, otherwise it is unhallowed passion, which debaseth everything that proceeds from it. What is God to the great mass of men? Nay, there is worldliness there as truly as in Wall Street. Reasonable.3. )LinksRomans 12:11 NIVRomans 12:11 NLTRomans 12:11 ESVRomans 12:11 NASBRomans 12:11 KJVRomans 12:11 Bible AppsRomans 12:11 ParallelRomans 12:11 Biblia ParalelaRomans 12:11 Chinese BibleRomans 12:11 French BibleRomans 12:11 German BibleRomans 12:11 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)Hearing (Ezekiel 33:31). But whether it be the dry heat or the wet, it comes to the same point — namely, feeling, carried up to the point of disclosure.I. Mother, with those babes around you, you have a field of labour among them. It works everywhere you sign in, even with the mobile app! You whose occupations engross your time, I cannot imagine that God has given even to you a light which is quite covered with a bushel. It is not so much a single virtue, as a constellation of virtues. I shall only add on this head, that by serving the Lord here, we have an earnest and anticipation of the happiness of the heavenly state. In the family.4. "(1) Hast thou then been bought with the great Master's money? FERVOUR, in general, is opposed to lukewarmness or indifference, and denotes that edge or keenness, that activity and diligence, which we commonly exert in the pursuit of any object we highly value and wish to possess. May the Spirit of light, life, fire, and power come down into the hearts of every one of the members of this church, and of all disciples of every name gathered together this morning, brushing the ashes of the past away, kindle on the old altar a new flame that shall never go out. The happiest members of any church are the most diligent.4. Our FAQ * Send a MessageEmail: info@mljtrust.org, Site designed and developed by Five Q© 2012 MLJ Trust, Enter the Bible passage (e.g., John 3), keyword (e.g., Jesus, prophet, etc.) Farrar.I. (2)Desires of Him (Psalm 42:1, 2). There is but one way in which you can have a sound theology, and that is by living so near to God that you have the witness of the Divine Spirit in you that you are the sons of God. Romans 12:11-13 Posted April 29, 2013 11 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit,serve the Lord. In zeal for God's glory.2. It is to the spiritual life what health is to the natural. And yet, when a man comes that wakes up the congregation, there are a great many men that look up and say, "Who knows whereunto this thing will grow?" THE ENTHUSIASM OF OUR SOCIAL PHILANTHROPISTS. Thus the barometer makes us acquainted with the actual state of the atmosphere. Improving all for His glory.II. In this verse this harmony is noteworthy. Diligence.2. Lyth, D.D.I. Besides, in the ordinary course of events, "all that will live godly in Christ Jesus must suffer persecution" in one kind or other. Work becomes no longer a burden when it is done with hopefulness and joy. To engage us more effectually to the performance of this part of our duty, let us consider the general obligations we lie under, as rational creatures, to serve the Lord with fervency of spirit, and then the particular obligations that arise from Christianity. The ungodly are slaves to Satan. As the spirit of prayer mounts up, there is true spiritual elevation; and as it is restrained and falls low, there is a depression of the spiritual principle within us. His service is the only liberty (Romans 8:21), and the highest honour (1. He will reward you hereafter.(Bp. A motive to fervour and diligence in the service of God ariseth from the difficulties that attend our duty. However difficult it may seem to be to pronounce on the invisibilities of our spirituality, yet there is a barometer to determine the elevation or depression of the spiritual principle. Think only on the wonders of redeeming love. W. Beecher.The word "fervent," in our tongue, would seem to indicate heat that prevails to such an extent as to break into a flame. To engage us more effectually to the performance of this part of our duty, let us consider the general obligations we lie under, as rational creatures, to serve the Lord with fervency of spirit, and then the particular obligations that arise from Christianity. Walking in holiness and righteousness before Him (Luke 1:74, 75).5. III. Salter. Think of John Eliot, the lion-hearted "apostle of the Indians," and his motto that prayer and painstaking can accomplish everything. You vowed to serve Him in baptism (Deuteronomy 26:17, 18).4. THE ENTHUSIASM OF THE STUDENT, ARTIST, DISCOVERER, MAN OF SCIENCE — what else could have inspired their infinite patience and self-sacrifice? HOW SHOULD WE SERVE HIM?1. )Fervency of spiritJ. (2) God's servant has been won by power as well as bought with price. Not by hearing sermons about it or thinking of it; but by the conduct of business. Wholly (Deuteronomy 10:12; Psalm 119:6). (3) God's servants are always such as are born in His house as well as bought with His money. What a field of profitable thought is human nature! Now it is not every man who is fit to be a servant of God. He who weighed the mountains in scales has had a clear eye to the adjustment of truth in His Word. Christ was "clad with zeal as with a cloak" (Isaiah 59:17; John 2:17; Psalm 69:9). Such are the difficulties that attend religion; and do not these make zeal or fervour necessary.4. It was the speech of a wicked Cain, "Am I my brother's keeper?" )Religious fervourR. Think of young and sickly David Brainerd going alone into the wild forests of America and among their wilder denizens, with the words "Not from necessity but from choice, for it seems to me that God's dealings towards me have fitted me for a life of solitariness and hardship." It is better to take up the cross in things that mean something. It is to Count Zinzendorf and the that we owe the revival of missionary zeal. Lyth, D.D.I. How many think they are serving God when they have never turned to His commandments 1 What God doth not bid you hath no power over your conscience, even though pope and prelate decree it.4. WHAT IS ENTHUSIASM? In like manner the Christian has within him an index by which he may take cognisance, and by which he may measure the elevation and degrees of his spirituality — it is the spirit of inward devotion. Here the sun faintly beams, as in the dubious twilight; there he shines forth in full meridian glory.II. In the first centuries every Christian looked on it as a part of his life to be God's missionary, and for centuries the Church produced men like and Columban. It denotes an uncommon application of mind, and a warmth of zeal bordering on transport, that moves every faculty of the soul, and carries all before it in the pursuit of what we highly value and desire. Amid so many perils, what need is there of fervour! Again and again this Divine fire has died out of the world; again and again has it been rekindled by God's chosen sons. It was zeal for the Lord, manifesting itself by obedience, holy, fervid, and strenuous exertion to promote the glory of God. Bewail your former indifference.2. It is a sad proof of our want of zeal that London is still so grossly ignorant of this. The happiest members of any church are the most diligent.4. Improving all for His glory.II. We must serve God in the way of His appointment. But this compatibility of business with godliness does not rest upon specific acts or examples, though Hebrews 11 is full of them. A sinner is unsuitable for service till he be new-created.2. We must stand continually ready to obey the Lord's will in anything and everything without distinction. Constancy.III. Walker.I. 3. If thou canst not help the cause of God in any other mode, at any rate there is open to thee that of fervent prayer. Cheerful effort.4. Think how an intolerable sacerdotal tyranny would have crushed the souls of men had not Wycliffe braved death to give the people of England their Bible. Mother, with those babes around you, you have a field of labour among them. There are two forms which enthusiasm has assumed — the enthusiasm for humanity, and the enthusiasm for individual salvation. Lyth, D.D. The end of God's giving us such active spirits is that we might employ them for Him (Proverbs 16:4).2. 1. (2)You cannot be too serious in them (Luke 17:10). A Sermon on Romans 12:11-12 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Do you love God, or do you only say you love Him? The distinguishing property of true Christian fervour is this: It will make us peculiarly attentive to our own behaviour, and begin with correcting what is faulty in ourselves.5. Are your lamps filled and burning? Yes, and latent feeling is often the deepest and the best; and there are ether expressions of it besides those of the tongue. Think how an intolerable sacerdotal tyranny would have crushed the souls of men had not Wycliffe braved death to give the people of England their Bible. (2)You cannot be too serious in them (Luke 17:10). It was zeal for the Lord, manifesting itself by obedience, holy, fervid, and strenuous exertion to promote the glory of God. Only (Matthew 4:10).6. A fate; a fear; a dread; an abstraction; a machinist; a power hid behind government; a law; a something; a nothing. And these are suggestive. 3. If you can breathe into the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ such a vitality of faith as that the members of it are living in a fervent and burning zeal of Christian charity, you need not trouble yourself about doctrinal beliefs; they will take care of themselves. Be more serious for the future. A steady aim at His glory.II. Whatsoever is not done fervently is no good work (Ecclesiastes 9:10).Conclusion:1. And we, too, in these days have seen Charles Mackenzie leave the comforts of Cambridge to die amid the pestilent swamps of the Zambesi, and Coleridge Patteson, floating, with his palm branch of victory in his hand, over the blue sea among the Coral Isles. Maintains us (Acts 17:28).3. It plunged Roger Bacon into torture and imprisonment; it made Columbus face the terrors of unknown seas; it caused years of persecution to Galileo, to Kepler, to Newton, to the early geologists, to Charles Darwin. Without enthusiasm of some noble kind a man is dead, and without enthusiasts a nation perishes. It is not so much a single virtue, as a constellation of virtues. 1. Why not? )Fervency a test of spiritualityH. 3. ... Scripture teems with examples of those who, while laborious in the duties of their station, were most exact in the duties which they owed to God. "Serving the LordC. Are you a power among men? In the country there is something of languor, but in the emulous activities of metropolitan life we make our faculties more acute and our inquisition of truth is more successful.III. (3)Meditation (Psalm 22.).II. PERSEVERANCE IN PRAYER. What is God to the great mass of men? THE PRESENT NEED OF THIS SERVICE. The distinguishing property of true Christian fervour is this: It will make us peculiarly attentive to our own behaviour, and begin with correcting what is faulty in ourselves.5. What a light from heaven was shed on countless wanderers by Robert Raikes, John Howard, and Elizabeth Fry! (3)Trust in Him (Job 13:25). Enthusiasmos means the fulness of Divine inspiration, an absorbing, a passionate devotion to some good cause, the state of those whom St. Paul here describes as "fervent," literally boiling in spirit, the spirit of man when transfigured, uplifted, dilated by the Spirit of God. What thanks, what services, shall we not then render to our Supreme Benefactor, who has translated us from the kingdom of darkness into the kingdom of His Son!(J. )Fervency of spiritJ. Maintains us (Acts 17:28).3. Lyth, D.D.I. He who weighed the mountains in scales has had a clear eye to the adjustment of truth in His Word. CHRISTIANITY WILL EXERT A DIRECT AND POWERFUL INFLUENCE ON THE CHRISTIAN AT HIS WORK. Nor do I know any signs more hopeful for the nation than these, that our public schools are now founding missions in the neglected wastes of London, and our young athletes are going out as poor men to labour in China and Hindustan.V. WHY THUS FERVENT IN SPIRIT?1. What was the distinguishing characteristic of Abraham, of Elijah, of Samuel, of Daniel, and of the others? Only (Matthew 4:10).6. Sincerely (John 4:24; Psalm 51:6).4. You are to carry your fervency into business; you are to adapt it to your business; you are to make it a part of your business, and so a part of your religion.3. Thereby, says an admired ancient, we build a nobler temple to the Deity than creation can present. If thou canst not help the cause of God in any other mode, at any rate there is open to thee that of fervent prayer. This thought is well brought out by St. Paul in his description of the Christian's armour (Ephesians 6:11-18). Sincerely (John 4:24; Psalm 51:6).4. It is said that you cannot expect a man to act in business as he would in his household. If anything be done without orders, it may be excessive activity, but it is not service. Sinister motives and selfish aims are the death of true godliness.3. Milligan.1. One thing is certain, that the most serious Christians, when they came to die, have always lamented their former negligence; and the time is at hand when all the world shall confess that holy diligence was the truest wisdom.(R. Farrar.I. Conclusion: "And now, are you, that are grouped into a church, living, with real glow and fervour, a religious life? )LinksRomans 12:11 NIVRomans 12:11 NLTRomans 12:11 ESVRomans 12:11 NASBRomans 12:11 KJVRomans 12:11 Bible AppsRomans 12:11 ParallelRomans 12:11 Biblia ParalelaRomans 12:11 Chinese BibleRomans 12:11 French BibleRomans 12:11 German BibleRomans 12:11 CommentariesBible Hub, (1)Prayer (1 Corinthians 14:15). Now the fervour whereof my text speaks hath religion, or the service of God, for its object. "Serving the LordC. The religious side of human nature must glow. )Serving the LordServing the LordBp. Do you enjoy religion? (2) God's servant has been won by power as well as bought with price. The distance between them and the apparently trivial details of daily life and conduct is so immense that we fail to bring the greatness of the one into contact with the littleness of the other. Hast thou been compelled by Divine grace to leave thy sins? SOME OF THE MODES IN WHICH WE MAY SERVE THE LORD.1. At the same time, we must not neglect the spiritual because of the pressing demands of the temporal. Read full chapter Piety is adapted to the notions of happiness and chief good which all men entertain, although these notions were as various in themselves as the theories of philosophers have been about their object. TO EXPLAIN THAT FERVOUR OF SPIRIT SO REQUISITE IN THE EXERCISES OF DEVOTION, AND ENFORCE IT WITH A FEW ARGUMENTS. Bewail your former indifference.2. It declines no duty that bears the stamp of His authority.4. )Sanctified toilJ. (6) Repentance (Job 42:5, 6). Again and again this Divine fire has died out of the world; again and again has it been rekindled by God's chosen sons. His principal ministry was at Westminster Chapel, in central London, from 1939-1968, where he delivered multi-year expositions on books of the bible such as Romans, Ephesians and the Gospel of John. These things constitute taking up the cross. It denotes an uncommon application of mind, and a warmth of zeal bordering on transport, that moves every faculty of the soul, and carries all before it in the pursuit of what we highly value and desire. but, "How, being a Christian, shall I work grace out of this occupation?"4. Be more serious for the future. Here reverence, gratitude, faith, hope, love, concentre their rays, and shine with united glory. )On the obligations to fervour of spiritG. I doubt not that many sick beds are doing more for Christ than our pulpits. Beecher. Here the sun faintly beams, as in the dubious twilight; there he shines forth in full meridian glory.II. (3)Trust in Him (Job 13:25). There are two forms which enthusiasm has assumed — the enthusiasm for humanity, and the enthusiasm for individual salvation. Whatsoever is not done fervently is no good work (Ecclesiastes 9:10).Conclusion:1. Sinister motives and selfish aims are the death of true godliness.3. Heavenly spirits enjoy unbroken rest, but they find their rest in serving God day and night. THE COMMENDATION WHICH IS DUE TO THIS SERVICE. That which cometh from the crab will still be sour, plant the tree where you will. What hast thou to do with likings and dislikings? WHERE IS IT NECESSARY? Nor may we ask Cain's question, "Am I my brother's keeper?". The religious side of human nature must glow. (3) The reclamation of backsliders. (6) Repentance (Job 42:5, 6). It was the speech of a wicked Cain, "Am I my brother's keeper?" Has any of you made the attempt, and do you find it an easy matter? The repudiation of all other service.3. If you are a boy in school you are to perform the duties which are assigned you by your master, by reason of your allegiance to Christ. Within, our hearts are deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; then we have depraved appetites to restrain, and passions fed by indulgence to subdue. Why, yes, if sleep be piety, what will become of religion if men wake up? The most illiterate man, under the impressions of true devotion, and in the immediate acts of Divine worship, contracts a greatness of mind that raises him above his equals. Mother, with those babes around you, you have a field of labour among them. If God is glorified by his sufferings, the fervent Christian hath gained his end. Think of Adoniram Judson and the tortures he bore so cheerfully in his Burmese prison. Love to God is the principle, the law of God is the rule, and His glory the end of all its operations. All you can do is much less than you owe Him (Luke 17:10).5. Farrar. It is —1. Again and again this Divine fire has died out of the world; again and again has it been rekindled by God's chosen sons. The prayer-meeting, etc., were once spoken of as "means of grace," and they are such when they produce grace. Carefulness, frugality, benevolence, also spring out of dealing with practical life. Can you, then, exceed in gratitude to such a Friend, and serve Him with too much zeal?III. Think how an intolerable sacerdotal tyranny would have crushed the souls of men had not Wycliffe braved death to give the people of England their Bible. That we should be fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; because it is absolutely impossible that we can do too much. The Christian's Duty To Himself . It draws after it a multitude of vices and a load of sorrows. And yet, when a man comes that wakes up the congregation, there are a great many men that look up and say, "Who knows whereunto this thing will grow?" Piety is adapted to the notions of happiness and chief good which all men entertain, although these notions were as various in themselves as the theories of philosophers have been about their object. )Fervency of spiritJ. )Serving the LordIt is said of Sister Dora that no matter at what hour the hospital door-bell rang, she used to rise instantly to admit the patient, saying, "The Master is come, and calleth for thee. But when the soul has been kindled, and the understanding is regnant, and all the best affections cluster around the reason to give it expression, the heavens cannot contain God, and the earth is full of His glory and companionship. It is a beam from the Father of lights, pure and benign, which at once enlightens and warms the mind.2. 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