Dig into Romans with Me (Week 15-Romans 6:1-14)

1 Well then, should we keep on sinning so that God can show us more and more of his wonderful grace? 2 Of course not! Since we have died to sin, how can we continue to live in it? 3 Or have you forgotten that when we were joined with Christ Jesus in baptism, we joined him in his… 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

BC & AD: His Story

History is divided between BC and AD. The dates labeled BC (before Christ) take place before Jesus was born, and those labeled AD come from Latin Anno Domini meaning “In the year of Our Lord.” There is not a zero year, so the year AD 1 immediately follows the year 1 BC. And for any others who may at time struggle with this numbering… Read More