Category Archives: Romans

Carrying extra weight…?

December 11, 2017 “Christ arrives right on time to make this happen. He didn’t, and doesn’t, wait for us to get ready. He presented himself for this sacrificial death when we were far too weak and rebellious to do anything … Continue reading

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Is God enough…?

November 30, 2017 God spoke all these words: I am God, your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of a life of slavery. No other gods, only me.” Exodus 20:2-3 The Message The oldest lie … Continue reading

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Does God know what to do?

November 27, 2017 “What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us.” Romans 8:31 Christian Standard How often do you start the day inhaling God’s grace: God is for me? Those … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit .. Pregnant .. and Prayer….

November 22, 2107 “If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him.” Luke 11:13 Christian Standard Jesus describes … Continue reading

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If it were left up to me…?

November 21, 2107 May he give you what your heart desires, and fulfill your whole purpose.” Psalm 20:4  Christian Standard How we wish God would clear the decks from all the obstacles that get in our way. If  only he … Continue reading

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Relaxing your grip..

November 1, 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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The Unfailing Finder

September 4, 2107 “.. For the Son of Man came to find and restore the lost.” Luke 19:10 The Message Jesus didn’t have to look very far to begin His mission. You were it. You’ve never seen the real you … Continue reading

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Freed .. now what?

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 … 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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