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

His Love and His Presence

HIS LOVE AND HIS PRESENCE For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the … Continue reading His Love and His Presence

A Love That Is Faithful

A LOVE THAT IS FAITHFUL Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?  Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?  Romans 8:35 My love for Christ has often been corrupted by tribulation, distress, persecution, danger, and sword. … Continue reading A Love That Is Faithful

He Sat Down To Rest

HE SAT DOWN TO REST Who is to condemn?  Christ Jesus is the one who died – more than that, who was raised – who is at the right hand of God, who indeed in interceding for us.  Romans 8:34          These are Paul’s words … Continue reading He Sat Down To Rest

Accusations

ACCUSATIONS Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect?  It is God who justifies.  Romans 8:33          I guess there is no way Paul is going to finish a powerful chapter like Romans 8 without bringing in the subject of justification.  Perhaps he is aware … Continue reading Accusations