Freedom from Yourself and Others

Romans 12 1Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual[a] act of worship. 2Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

Who Am I?

Image via Wikipedia Every born again believer in Jesus Christ has a new standing before the Lord God. This eternal position never changes. It does not depend upon changes, chances or our circumstances. Romans chapters three through seven tells us who we are in Christ. We have a new standing with God. By God’s grace … Continue reading

Much More

Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved … Continue reading

Saved by Grace

Saved by grace! There is no greater majestic theme for the Christian. It eliminates all grounds of boasting. Salvation by God’s sovereign grace gives a wonderful assurance. We have security in salvation because our sovereign God elected us in eternity, adopted us into His family, regenerated us, and sealed us with His Spirit. To appreciate … Continue reading

The Depth of the Riches and Wisdom and Knowledge of God

I included the following chapters of the Book of Romans because we tend to make claims or proclaim doctrines and rebuke others based on a personal belief. I list not my words (even if they are given to me by the Holy Spirit) but give you the foundation on which I stand. I no longer … Continue reading

Dealing with Sin

Image via Wikipedia Romans 6 (kjv) 1What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? 2God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? Commentary on Romans 6:1,2 The apostle is very full in pressing the necessity of holiness. He does not explain away the … Continue reading