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!”

The Revelation of Sin!

Romans 3: 20- “Now do you see it? No one can ever be made right in God’s sight by doing what the law commands. For the more we know of God’s laws, the clearer it becomes that we aren’t obeying them; his laws serve only to make us see that we are sinners.” TLB AdamContinue reading “The Revelation of Sin!”

God’s Integrity!

Romans 3:3-4- “What if some were unfaithful? Will their unfaithfulness nullify God’s faithfulness? Not at all! Let God be true, and every human being a liar. As it is written: “So that you may be proved right when you speak and prevail when you judge.” NIV We have already discussed that God is righteous in all that He does.Continue reading “God’s Integrity!”

Fake News!

Romans 2:24 – ‘For “the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you,” as it is written.’ Paul handles so many topics in his introduction to the Romans. In just two chapters we have already discussed judgment, the righteousness of God, being judgmental, sin, not being good enough, and being without excuse, to name aContinue reading “Fake News!”

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”

The Goodness of God

Romans 2: 4 – “Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?” NKJV If you have been in church any length of time, I am sure that you have heard, “God is good all the time,” and then someone will reply, “And all theContinue reading “The Goodness of God”

Salvation For All!

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.” In August of 1513,Continue reading “Salvation For All!”

It’s Not a New Message!

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 Paul wrote theContinue reading “It’s Not a New Message!”

Knowledge is Power!

2 Peter 1:3- “as His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue, by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, havingContinue reading “Knowledge is Power!”

New Life! His Life!

2 Peter 1:3-4 -As His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue, by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, havingContinue reading “New Life! His Life!”