Tag Archives: righteousness

On Bearing Fruit

Take an inventory. What in your life is proof positive that you’re joined at the hip with Christ? What fruit for God do you bear? We talked about being “raised to walk in newness of life.” (Romans 6:4, 7:6) So … Continue reading

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You Were Born for This!

Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness? But thanks be to God that though you were slaves … Continue reading

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Paths of Righteousness

I was watching a video on mountain biking in Sedona appropriately titled “Risk Acceptance.” In it three daredevils, apparently firefighters by profession, thread a course down a redstone mountain, with the second rider’s GoPro recording the more than “risky” descent. … Continue reading

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The Road to Perdition—Romans 1:18-32

There’s a saying that all roads lead to Rome, meaning that regardless the pathway, the same destination awaits. This should be true about God if you open your eyes to your surroundings, or take a moment to contemplate your existence. … Continue reading

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The Power of the Gospel–Romans 1:15-17

15 So, for my part, I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome. 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also … Continue reading

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No Free Lunch…But

17 “Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill. 18 For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter … Continue reading

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Past, Present and Future

But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ. More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my … Continue reading

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