Esther 6: 3-4- “What reward did we ever give Mordecai for this?” the king asked. His courtiers replied, “Nothing!” “Who is on duty in the outer court?” the king inquired. As it happened, Haman had just arrived in the palace’s outer court to ask the king to hang Mordecai from the gallows he was building.Continue reading “Unsung Hero-Mordecai’s Story”
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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!”
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!”
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!”
The Advantage of Being a Jew!
Romans 3:1-2 “What advantage then has the Jew, or what is the profit of circumcision? Much in every way! Chiefly because to them were committed the oracles of God.” NKJV Last summer, I had the pleasure of visiting the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. I was fascinated with the museum. There are exhibits that “bring to life” someContinue reading “The Advantage of Being a Jew!”
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!”