Righteous Anger!

Mark 11:15- So they came to Jerusalem. Then Jesus went into the temple and began to drive out those who bought and sold in the temple and overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold doves. NKJV Just when I think that there is nothing more I can write about or nothingContinue reading “Righteous Anger!”

Good Versus Evil!

Romans 7:5 – “For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.” NKJV I’ve been contemplating this chapter for years, as have many. And for some reason, when I read chapter 7, I walk away with an entirelyContinue reading “Good Versus Evil!”

Fruit to Holiness!

 Romans 6:22- “But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life.” NKJV I found something really interesting last night as I was reading through commentaries on the 6th chapter of Romans, that I have not seen before, but I completely agreeContinue reading “Fruit to Holiness!”

Circumcision or Faith?

Romans 4:11- And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also” NKJV Paul has spent a lot of timeContinue reading “Circumcision or Faith?”

His Credit is Good!

Romans 4:3- “For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.” NKJV Paul concludes chapter 3, as we would reference this part of the letter, with these words: “Since there is one God who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through faith. Do we then make void the law throughContinue reading “His Credit is Good!”

Freely!

 Romans 3:24- “[All] are justified and made upright and in right standing with God, freely and gratuitously by His grace (His unmerited favor and mercy), through the redemption which is [provided] in Christ Jesus,” AMP The Bible has been compared to a love letter. Some say it is a love letter from God to His followers. I must admit that thereContinue reading “Freely!”

Righteous Judgment

Romans 2:5-6- “But in accordance with your hardness and your impenitent heart you are treasuring up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God, who “will render to each one according to his deeds” Americans wait with abated breath as the jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial go into deliberation. The prosecutorsContinue reading “Righteous Judgment”

Without Excuse!

Romans 2: 1- “Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are who judge, for in whatever you judge another you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.” NKJV This chapter begins with Paul setting a tone. He’s not telling his readers how wonderful they are anymore. As a matter of fact,Continue reading “Without Excuse!”

Righteousness Revealed

Romans 1: 16-17- “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “The just shall live by faith.”’ NKJV When my husbandContinue reading “Righteousness Revealed”

Whose Side Is God On?

Joshua 5:13 – “And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, a Man stood opposite him with His sword drawn in His hand. And Joshua went to Him and said to Him, “ Are You for us or for our adversaries?”NKJV whose-side-is-god-on_.mp3 For someContinue reading “Whose Side Is God On?”