Category Archives: Romans

Two Desires

Reaching into the archives this morning and dusting off some thoughts from 2009. Found chewing again on the tension found in Moses’ death helpful as we continue to deal with the reality of sojourning without her. ——- Wrapped up Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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The God of . . .

God knew that eventually He would be the “kid” that neither team wanted. That one day, after His chosen people had settled in the promised land, they would line up all the gods along the fence and pick their favorite … Continue reading

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The Difference Adoption Makes

From time to time there’s the temptation to fall back. To do what you’ve stopped doing. To respond the way you used to respond. To go where you no longer want to go. Any number of things might trigger it, … Continue reading

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Participation and Expectation

No way! That’s Paul’s response to the question . . . no way! By no means are we to continue in sin so that grace may abound (Rom. 6:1). No longer should we play around in the muck just to … Continue reading

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Let Grace Reign

If we’re honest, though extending grace to others is certainly taking the high road, it’s not always the easy road. While being gracious might be the right thing to do, we don’t always feel like doing the right thing. While … Continue reading

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Still Fully Convinced

Fully convinced. Two words that always jump off the page when I read Romans 4. Fully convinced. A defining attribute of Abraham, the first of whom God declares, “And he believed the LORD, and He counted it to him as … Continue reading

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Muckers

Paul met them in Corinth but they were originally from Rome. Paul had come to Corinth to preach the gospel, they had left Italy because of persecution. And while they were all descendants of one of the tribes of Israel, … Continue reading

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