Romans

The Apostle Paul’s letter to the Romans

59 God’s Sovereignty in Salvation

Romans 9:6-22 The Word of the Lord will be fulfilled. What God has purposed will come to pass. Salvation always begins with God. He continues it and will complete it. For this we are thankful.  Paul teaches us: Divine SelectionIt is not about a good position (vv 6-10) or about good performance (v 11) –…

58 Anguish for a Lost People

Romans 9:1-5 1 I am speaking the truth in Christ–I am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit– 2 that I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3 For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers,…

54 The Diligence of the Spirit Life

Romans 8 v 18-28 18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. 19 For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. 20 For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly,…

52 The Delights of the Spirit Life

Romans 8 v 14 – 17 For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” The Spirit Himself bears witness…