Category Archives: Romans

The One and Only…

Paul concludes his letter to the Romans with another signature doxology. There’s a lot to unpack, but boiled down it goes like this. Now to him who is able, the eternal god, the only wise God, be glory forever. There … Continue reading

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I Kissed Christianity Goodbye

Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them. For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own … Continue reading

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Who Are These People?

Paul concludes—not begins—his magnificent letter to the Romans with a long list of greetings and salutations. One wonders how he could know so many in the church there! But it’s no wonder considering what a master he was at “working … Continue reading

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Purpose-driven

For this reason I have often been prevented from coming to you; but now, with no further place for me in these regions, and since I have had for many years a longing to come to you whenever I go to Spain—for … Continue reading

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Think for Yourself

And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man’s foundation. Romans 15:20 Here’s Paul’s mission statement. It wasn’t formulated after hours of strategic planning, but came … Continue reading

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Choir Practice

Now may the God who gives perseverance and encouragement grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus, so that with one accord you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our … Continue reading

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Smartest Guy in the Room

For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. Romans 15:4 It’s grossly unfair that I can walk through life guided by the … Continue reading

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