Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death? … No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us. Romans 8:35-37
My response is to get down on my knees before the Father, this magnificent Father who parcels out all heaven and earth. I ask him to strengthen you by his Spirit—not a brute strength but a glorious inner strength—that Christ will live in you as you open the door and invite him in. And I… Read More
God did what we couldn’t because HE LOVES US!God achieved what the law was unable to accomplish, because the law was limited by the weakness of human nature. Romans 8:3 (TPT) Verses 1-8 Verses 9-17 Verses 18-30 Verses 31-39 The Father sent His Son in human body, who fulfilled the requirement of the law for… Read More
Juxtaposition. the fact of two things being seen or placed closed together with contrasting effect. The juxtaposition of God and humankind: Almighty God who created the universe and created humankind warped by sin. Nothing could seem farther apart, but the beauty of this chapter is how God has brought us so close to Him that… Read More
I keep trying to lose weight, but it keeps finding me. A diet is when you have to go to some length to change your width. Dieting is wishful shrinking.
We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand—out in the wide open spaces of God’s grace and glory, standing tall and shouting our praise. Romans 5:2, MSG Now that… Read More
The first 11 verses of Romans 6 brought to mind the following verses: For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. God sent his Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save… Read More