Who Believes?

Romans 10:16-17- “But they were not all obedient to the good tidings, for Isaiah saith, `Lord, who did give credence to our report?’ So then the faith [is] by a report, and the report through a saying of God” YLT The book of Isaiah is a favorite of mine. In the verse for today, PaulContinue reading “Who Believes?”

Zeal Doesn’t Equate Truth!

Romans 10: 2- “For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.” NKJV Paul spends a lot of time in Romans addressing Jewish beliefs that should have led to Jesus, but only led to the keeping of the Law. His heart was burdened for the Jewish nation, asContinue reading “Zeal Doesn’t Equate Truth!”

Curveball

 Romans 9:6-7- “But it is not that the word of God has taken no effect. For they are not all Israel who are of Israel, nor are they all children because they are the seed of Abraham; but, “In Isaac your seed shall be called.” NKJV God is the great and merciful God! He loves humanity and has made great plans for humanity. However,Continue reading “Curveball”

Jesus, Lord of All!

Romans 9:5- “Of whom are the fathers, and from whom is the Christ according-to the flesh, the One being over all, God, blessed forever, amen.” DLNT I want to dive into our key text today, using for our subject, the Lordship of Jesus Christ!  …According to the flesh, Christ came, who is over all, the eternally blessed God. Amen. Romans 9:5 NKJV This statement of Paul’s follow aContinue reading “Jesus, Lord of All!”

No Greater Exchange!

Romans 9:3 – “For [if it were possible] I would wish that I myself were accursed, [separated, banished] from Christ for the sake [of the salvation] of my brothers, my natural kinsmen” AMP We have made it to chapter nine. Are you enjoying the study thus far? I believe that many of you are enjoyingContinue reading “No Greater Exchange!”

More Than Conquerors!

Romans 8:37- “Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” NKJV As we come to a close of this chapter, we end on a high note! We are more than conquerors! Paul just listed the things that he has probably seen or heard, that others allowed to separateContinue reading “More Than Conquerors!”

Separation Anxiety!

Romans 8:35-36- “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written: “For Your sake we are killed all day long; We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.”’ There are some separations in life that are good for us andContinue reading “Separation Anxiety!”

No Expense Spared!

Romans 8:32- “He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?” NKJV God is so amazing! When we stop and think about how perfect His plan of redemption is, we should rejoice! Not a selfish plan to haveContinue reading “No Expense Spared!”

If God Be For You!

Romans 8:-31 “What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?” NKJV Paul began this chapter addressing life in the Spirit and life in the flesh. He warned us that a carnal life was no life at all, while true life was found in being led by the Spirit of God!Continue reading “If God Be For You!”

You’re Invited!

 Romans 8:28-“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” The concept of all things working out for our good isn’t always an easy concept to accept or to live by. For those who believe that the Sovereignty of God means thatContinue reading “You’re Invited!”