Tag Archives: obedience

Trials and Hardships are Love From God

How often do we look at trials and hardships as something we have to get through so we can get back to our normal lives? The Apostle Paul explained to the church in Rome why suffering is normal and we should look at it as an outpouring of God’s love upon us. Writing to the […]

Romans 1:18-32 – God’s Wrath on Those Who Suppress Truth

THE WRATH OF GOD IS REVEALED FROM HEAVEN The text before us is foundational to our understanding of God’s revelation of the gospel. Notice the abrupt change in the tone of the epistle . . . Paul has just introduced us to the revelation of the righteousness of God, but no sooner does he mention […]

Romans 1:1-7 – The Apostle Paul’s Greeting to the Romans

GOD’S CALLING UPON PAUL The Apostle Paul was a servant of the Lord Jesus Christ. It was not by his choosing but by God’s calling. He was a persecutor of the church and traveled to cities far and wide to persecute, arrest and murder those who claimed to follow Christ. While he was on the […]

Examine Ourselves – Are We In the Faith

In the Gospel of John, Jesus described Himself as the true vine. “I am the true vine and my Father is the vinedresser.” [Joh 15:1 ESV]. Professing Christians are the branches in the vine. I say “professing Christian” because not all who profess Christ are saved and, in verse six, Jesus said some of these […]