Pastor Ron Roddey
Cornerstone Baptist Church
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Sunday Evening, July 17, 2011
Romans Chapter 2
2:1 Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that
judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for
thou that judgest doest the same things.
2:2 But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth
against them which commit such things.
2:3 And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them which do such
things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God?
2:4 Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and
longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to
2:5 But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto
thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous
judgment of God;
2:6 Who will render to every man according to his deeds:
2:7 To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and
honour and immortality, eternal life:
2:8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but
obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
2:9 Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of
the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;
2:10 But glory, honour, and peace, to every man that worketh good, to
the Jew first, and also to the Gentile:
2:11 For there is no respect of persons with God.
2:12 For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without
law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law;
2:13 (For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers
of the law shall be justified.
2:14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the
things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto
2:15 Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their
conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while
accusing or else excusing one another;)
2:16 In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ
according to my gospel.
2:17 Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest
thy boast of God,
2:18 And knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more
excellent, being instructed out of the law;
2:19 And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a
light of them which are in darkness,
2:20 An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, which hast the
form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.
2:21 Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself?
thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?
2:22 Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit
adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?
2:23 Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law
dishonourest thou God?
2:24 For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles through you,
as it is written.
2:25 For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if
thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
2:26 Therefore if the uncircumcision keep the righteousness of the law,
shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?
2:27 And shall not uncircumcision which is by nature, if it fulfil the
law, judge thee, who by the letter and circumcision dost transgress the
2:28 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that
circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:
2:29 But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of
the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of
men, but of God.