Category Archives: Romans

April 25 – Because He Lives – New Life Because He Lives

Read Romans 6 . . . just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life. (v4b) I used to be a slave.  We all did. Unpaid servants to things … Continue reading

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February 27 – People of the Earth – Glorious Unity

Read Romans 15 May our dependably steady and warmly personal God develop maturity in you so that you get along with each other as well as Jesus gets along with us all. Then we’ll be a choir—not our voices only, but … Continue reading

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February 26 – People of the Earth – Importance of Israel

Read Romans 11:1-36 God’s plan for humanity started with the nation of Israel. The Messiah would come through the royal line of David. In His ministry on earth, Jesus would deliberately minister to the people of Israel. As we know, the … Continue reading

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January 29 – God’s Will – God’s will and His purposes

Read Romans 8:18-39 Over the last two weeks, I have been in regular contact with a family where one of them has just received the diagnosis of cancer.  In these last few days, the doctor appointments have focused more on treatment … Continue reading

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January 21 – God’s Will – God’s will and my surrender (2)

Read Romans 11:25-12:2 God promised a few things to Abraham long ago (Genesis 12:1-3). His descendants would be numerous. They would be given land. They would be an instrument of blessing and cursing to other non-Jews. For centuries, then, God’s focus … Continue reading

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January 18 – God’s Will – God’s will and freedom

Read Romans 14:1-23 In these twenty-three verses, there is much more at stake than a first-century conflict between vegetarians and carnivores.  No, this has everything to do with the proper use of or restriction of freedom. But let’s understand their context … Continue reading

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January 6 – Crucible of Crisis – The “why” and “what” behind suffering

Read: Romans 8:28; Job 1:6-8 The WHYs in life are tricky, and this is never truer than when it comes to WHY God allows a trial. Maybe it’s to move someone geographically – “Their house burned down because God wants them to move to … Continue reading

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