The will of God fro changed relationships - Romans 12-16
Published by Elizabeth Fleetwood on Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:58
"Do not conform 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." (12:2)
Paul explains how the gospel changes our thinking...
The plan for the Jews and Gentiles - Romans 9-11
Published by Elizabeth Fleetwood on Mon, 1 Apr 2019 13:54
As Scripture says, "Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame." For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile- the same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him, (13) for, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord...
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...