Category Archives: Romans

On Law and Liberty

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves. Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification. Romans 15:1-2 We walk according to the law … Continue reading

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On Weaker Sisters…

Do not tear down the work of God for the sake of food. All things indeed are clean, but they are evil for the man who eats and gives offense. It is good not to eat meat or to drink wine, … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Your Coat

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts. Romans 13:14 Here are two approaches to battling fleshly lusts. The first is Paul’s. But I say, walk by the Spirit, … Continue reading

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I Owe You One

Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law. Romans 13:8 This verse was not written by or for Dave Ramsey. The Bible does not prohibit acts of borrowing and lending (Matthew 5:4).  … Continue reading

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Can’t Fight City Hall

God’s instructions are counter-intuitive. You’d think he’d call for us to resist immoral and evil leaders, but he doesn’t. Instead he calls us to subject ourselves to them in obedience. It’s very hard to do this when you know they’re … Continue reading

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Square Pegs, Round Holes

Modern “megachurches” are normally led by a powerful pastor aided by a huge staff. His power is vested by the people, the majority of whom recognize a collection of spiritual gifts in their leader suitable for pastoring, and consider him … Continue reading

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No Higher Than I Ought to Think

I watched a documentary a few years back on the real Band of Brothers. One soldier humbly stated he only did what others would have done. That statement really stuck with me. His “the greatest generation” must have all been imbued … Continue reading

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