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!”

Rock of Offense

Romans 9:30-31- “What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness of faith; but Israel, pursuing the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.” NKJV Can I just be honest and say that a lot is going on in this chapter. I don’t mean to overlook verses,Continue reading “Rock of Offense”

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!”

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!”

Adam and Christ!

Romans 5:19 – “For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous.” Life and death have co-existed since the days of Adam. After the serpent did a number on them, they experienced death for the first time; but ever since that day, it isContinue reading “Adam and Christ!”

Faith in Operation!

Romans 4:17- “(As it is written, “I have made you a father of many nations”) in the presence of Him whom he believed—God, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which do not exist as though they did” NKJV Paul continues his argument, defending the truth that Abraham was a man of faith, and didContinue reading “Faith in Operation!”

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!”

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”