Conformity or Transformation?

Romans 12: 2- “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” NKJV Paul continues his thought of how we are to present ourselves to God! He has already shared some key points: God is looking forContinue reading “Conformity or Transformation?”

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?”

Beautiful Feet!

Romans 10:14-15- “How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who preachContinue reading “Beautiful Feet!”

Confession Time!

 Romans 10:9 – That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved” NKJV When you think of the word, “confession”, what comes to your mind? Is it the confessional booth in a cathedral? Maybe it means getting caught,Continue reading “Confession Time!”

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!”

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!”