The grace of God in the gospel - Romans 3:21 - 8:39
Published by Elizabeth Fleetwood on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:13
"But where sin increased, grace increased all the more, so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." (5:20-21)
The seemingly hopeless diagnosis of our sinful...
The wrath of God against sinfulness of humanity - Romans 1:18-3:20
Published by Elizabeth Fleetwood on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:48
"But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God's wrath, when his righteous judgement will be revealed" (2:5)
This is perhaps the hardest part of Romans to read. It's a bit like...
The Power of God for everyone who believes - Romans 1:1-17
Published by Elizabeth Fleetwood on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:19
"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes" 1:16
The message of the gospel is not simply a nice idea or sentiment; it is the power of God. the good news is this: that we can be taken...
The Journey to Jerusalem (Luke 19:45-10:8)
Published by Elizabeth Fleetwood on Thu, 7 Mar 2019 00:00
A major section of Luke's Gospel records Jesus' journey to Jerusalem with its focus on his rejection; crucifixion and resurrection. Isaiah prophesied that God would send a suffering servant to rescue his people and Luke is convinced that those prophecies...
The Tax collector (Luke 19:1-10)
Published by Elizabeth Fleetwood on Wed, 6 Mar 2019 14:40
No one loves the tax man....except for Jesus! In this encounter we see a powerful illustration of what it means for God to love everyone and for the Gospel to be good news for all! Zaccheus was the least likely one to be noticed by Jesus but as the reality...