Category Archives: Romans

Freed .. now what?

August 17, 2017 “It’s God we are answerable to—all the way from life to death and everything in between—not each other. That’s why Jesus lived and died and then lived again: so that he could be our Master across the … Continue reading

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Never on sale …

August 15, 2017 “Out of sheer generosity he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he … Continue reading

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Overturned or Overwhelmed…?

August 11, 2017 “Better think this one through from the beginning. God is kind, but he’s not soft. In kindness he takes us firmly by the hand and leads us into a radical life-change.” Romans 2:4 The Message Everybody wants … Continue reading

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God’s always hiring …

August 10, 2017 “It’s news I’m most proud to proclaim, this extraordinary Message of God’s powerful plan to rescue everyone who trusts him, starting with Jews and then right on to everyone else! God’s way of putting people right shows … Continue reading

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Tuned in or tone deaf..?

August 9, 2017 “You are who you are through this gift and call of Jesus Christ! And I greet you now with all the generosity of God our Father and our Master Jesus, the Messiah.” Romans 1:6-7 The Message You … Continue reading

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Exiled One-ders

July 20, 2017   “For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not calamity to give you a future and a hope … Then you will call upon Me and come … Continue reading

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So many choices …

July 18, 2017 “The Gospel is centred in God’s Son, a descendant of David by human genealogy and patently marked out as the Son of God by the power of that Spirit of holiness which raised him to life again … Continue reading

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One-of-a-kind lives …

July 14, 2017 “Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God.” Romans 1:1 New American Standard It is incomprehensible how God the Father is able to mould every Christ-follower into a … Continue reading

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You don’t really want to be in control .. do you?

June 28, 2017 “It stands to reason, doesn’t it, that if the alive-and-present God who raised Jesus from the dead moves into your life, he’ll do the same thing in you that he did in Jesus, bringing you alive to … Continue reading

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Freedom’s Heartbeat …

June 5, 2017 “Could it be any clearer? Our old way of life was nailed to the cross with Christ, a decisive end to that sin-miserable life – no longer at sin’s every beck and call! What we believe is … Continue reading

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