Romans

The Joy of Forgiveness

“Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; But he who trusts in the Lord, mercy shall surround him. Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous; And shout for joy, all you upright in heart! – Psalm 32:10‭-‬11 These two verses, penned by King David, conclude a wonderful psalm that teaches us about the…

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The Righteousness of Faith

“For Moses writes about the righteousness which is of the law, “The man who does those things shall live by them.” But the righteousness of faith speaks in this way, “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’ ” (that is, to bring Christ down from above) or, “ ‘Who will descend…

Inseparable Love

“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.” Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through…

Contenders for the Gospel

“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.’”…

Showing Hospitality

“Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.” Romans 12:13 As the love of Christ is at work in the life of the believer, it shows in various aspects of our lives. Last week, I wrote on the importance of friendship in the body of Christ. Helpfulness, hospitality, and friendship are all…

God is Wise

“to God, alone wise, be glory through Jesus Christ forever. Amen.” Romans 16:27 These are the final words the Apostle Paul wrote to the church in Rome. Paul taught the saints many wonderful things in this epistle. It’s wonderful to note how he couldn’t but break into doxology as he concluded the letter in magnificent praise, giving all…

The Comfort of the Scriptures

“For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.” – Romans 15:4 “On Christ, the solid rock, we stand. All other ground is sinking sand. All other ground is sinking sand.” The words of this song proclaim such a wonderful truth about…