Kathie’s Bible Digs (Week 16-Romans 6:15-23)

You become the slave of whatever you choose to obey Romans 6:15, NLT When we offer something for sale, we usually give it to the highest bidder. However, if what we are selling is precious to us, we also take into account how well it will be taken care of and what it’s future will… Read More

Kathie’s Roman Digs (Week 15-Romans 6:1-14)

Who owns the house you live in: sin or God? Who is able to convince you more easily? Who do you invite into your study, reading, quiet, watching, conversing, playing, entertaining…time? Whose power do you invite into where you live? Today’s information chart answers these questions. DEAD TO SIN ALIVE IN CHRIST Shall we sin… Read More

Kathie’s Roman Digs (Week 14-Romans 5:12-21)

With the world experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic right now: one person’s infection triggered this virus which has spread around the world. In our human strength we can fight it, and we win or lose the skirmishes. One person’s contamination also began the epidemic of sin, and we are all infected. But in God’s grace, sin… Read More

Dig into Romans with Me (Week 14-Romans 5:12-21)

The heading for these verses are worded differently in various Bible translations: “Adam and Christ Contrasted;” “The Death-Dealing Sin, The Life-Giving Gift;” and “The Gift of Grace Greater than Sin.” But the message is the same: Grace Wins Over Sin Every Time! 12 When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death… Read More

our tit-for-tat world of ungrace

“I want people to get what they deserve—nothing more, nothing less.” Philip Yancey in What’s so amazing About Grace? Talk about a problematic parable: Matthew 20: 1-16. Jesus tells about a vineyard owner who hires people to work for the day in his vineyard. They set to work diligently in the blazing sun. Meanwhile, the owner… Read More