Month: June 2011

Is “It” The Problem?

IS “IT” THE PROBLEM? But it is not as though the word of God has failed.  Romans 9:6          When those we love have heard the words of Jesus read to them and still exhibit unbelief, what is the problem?  Is it the Word of … Continue reading Is “It” The Problem?

When Man Tries To Be A Savior

WHEN MAN TRIES TO BE A SAVIOR For I wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh.  Romans 9:3          This is a hypothetical cry but one made out of … Continue reading When Man Tries To Be A Savior

Anguish

 ANGUISH I am speaking the truth in Christ - I am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit – that I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.  Romans 9:1-2 Anguish is not a word to throw around carelessly.  … Continue reading Anguish

Taking On God As An Opponent

TAKING ON GOD AS AN OPPONENT What then shall we say to these things?  If God is for us, who can be against us?”  Romans 8:31          Who is against me?  The enemies of Christ – which are the world, the flesh and the devil.  … Continue reading Taking On God As An Opponent

Prayer and Weakness

PRAYER AND WEAKNESS Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness.  For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.  Romans 8:26          It is not a sin to … Continue reading Prayer and Weakness

What We Can’t Define

WHAT WE CAN’T DEFINE For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.  Romans 8:18          I was so moved this morning by a C.S. Lewis quote from his book, … Continue reading What We Can’t Define