Tag Archives: Paul

Calling the Romans–Romans 1:1-7

In one signature run-on sentence, we have all we need to know about the gospel of God. It’s Paul’s preamble to his magnificent letter to his beloved saints in Rome. These were the “called of Jesus Christ.” Nothing here indicates … Continue reading

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Bold Obedient Faith–Romans 1:8-15

Bold obedient faith cannot be contained. First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world. Romans 1:8 It’s admired abroad, and serves as inspiration to other believers. Yet it draws … Continue reading

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Farm Team

12 Through Silvanus, our faithful brother (for so I regard him), I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand firm in it! 13 She who is in Babylon, chosen together … Continue reading

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Will Work for Food

He who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need. Ephesians 4:28 If we don’t work the … Continue reading

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A Gentile Reminder

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of … Continue reading

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The Dead Giveaway

Greet every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren who are with me greet you. All the saints greet you, especially those of Caesar’s household. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Philippians 4:21-23 Sometimes I get … Continue reading

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On the Matter of Giving and Receiving

You yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the first preaching of the gospel, after I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone; for even in Thessalonica you sent a gift … Continue reading

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