WHY MAN MAKES SUBSTITUTE GODS Claiming to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things. Romans 1:22 Why would I want a substitute for God? Why would … Continue reading Why Man Makes Substitute Gods
THE FOUNDATION OF A FOOL For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Romans 1:21 A fool, in scripture, is described as … Continue reading The Foundation Of A Fool
A KNOWING OR TO KNOW ..who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. Romans 1:19 From Paul's words, it is clear that there is no excuse for … Continue reading A Knowing Or To Know?
A SUBJECT IGNORED For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. Romans 1:18 God’s wrath is not a subject most churches address. And of the few that do, some … Continue reading A Subject Ignored
FAITH PLUS NOTHING The just shall live by faith. Romans 1:17b I write today with fear and trembling. Prayerfully, I seek God for the concepts and language to write about this critical and most important issue in all of Christianity. This is the verse … Continue reading Faith Plus Nothing
THE GREAT EXCHANGE For in it the righteousness of God is revealed for faith to faith. Romans 1:17a When God’s holiness, his righteousness, is revealed, sin is exposed. A crisis becomes immediately evident. I realize that I can not stand before a righteous God. No … Continue reading The Great Exchange
BEING DIFFERENT I am under obligation both the Greeks and barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish. Romans 1:14 A barbarian referred to anyone who did not speak Greek. This language dominated all art, culture, and education. To be a barbarian was to … Continue reading Being Different