Tag: Romans

Faith Test

I was thinking about why there seems to be all this schizophrenic, bi-polar, old-versus-new reasoning when it comes to understanding the nature of God.  To every born-again child of God, it is clear that Jesus is love and is God’s expression of love.  Jesus came to reveal the true nature of God to us. When we…

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A Different Romans Road

I bet most people know about the “Romans road formula” for “teaching the gospel.”  I used to think that was a good technique.  Now I see so differently. When we as mankind ate from the wrong tree it was like we fell off a huge cliff and landed right on our heads at the bottom. …

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O You of Little Faith…

I am reading Steve McVey’s book “beyond an Angry God.”  I would highly recommend it.  In the book he said “faith is not currency.”  It was in a chapter about the vicarious life we live through Jesus.  We can hit some of that another time.  That comparison of faith to money really hit me.  I wondered; “do…

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The POWER of AMEN!

1 Cor 1:20 For as many as are the promises of God, they all find their Yes in Him [Christ]. For this reason we also utter the Amen (so be it) to God through Him [in His Person and by His agency] to the glory of God. (AMP) In the last few posts we have…

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Falling from Grace

When you want something, really really want it, you will likely do anything to get it. That includes God Himself. I am so desperate for more of God, more of His presence, more of His truth, more of His love, more of His conversation, more of Him. Even though it is God I want, even…

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Character Flaws

Romans 5:3 Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope (ESV) Here is a quote from a Facebook post: Suffering is a wonderful fertilizer for the roots of character.  The great objective of this life is character, for it is the only…

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