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Who are these people, because I see them everywhere in scripture?
He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and in fire. Matthew 311-13.
One of the frequent discussions I hear centers on this phrase, “as it was in the days of Noah.”
Things that puzzle and provoke me. Matthew 3:9-12.
All the region were going out to him, and they were baptized, confessing their sins. Matthew 3:4-12.
Category Archives: disciplined
Those who are under the yoke of slavery – 1 Timothy 6: 1
We have moved into 1 Timothy chapter six. I thought we would never get here. I have got to tell you that this opening line leaves me with the feeling that we have lost the context, and I will show … Continue reading
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Paul tells us why Romans 8:1 works. Romans 8:2-4.
We learned in Romans 8:1 that there is NOW (an ever-present tense) NO condemnation. To me, an obvious conclusion is that this applies to my relationship with the Father through Jesus Christ. So what does Romans 8:2 tell us? For … Continue reading
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Christ the Hope of Jews and Gentiles, Romans 15: 8-13.
Christ the Hope of Jews and Gentiles When we closed our last post, we were counseled to welcome others, just as the Messiah has welcomed us. God nor Paul have changed their minds, and so we continue with Romans chapter … Continue reading
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Live in such a way … Romans 14:13-23.
Do Not Cause Another to Stumble Paul opens Romans 14 by talking about those who don’t believe what you believe and, therefore, can’t eat what you eat. In some translations, Paul is said to call this a weaker faith. In … Continue reading
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Do not pass judgment part 2. Romans 14:4-12
When I finished the study on Romans 14: 1-4, I ended with verse four, but I noted that I would return to that same verse when we continued. Here it is. Romans 14:4 NASB Who are you to judge the servant … Continue reading
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Fulfilling the Law Through Love. Romans 13:8-14.
That’s quite the title considering that Paul is known for preaching grace. As Paul tries to tell us how to follow the law, the “law” and love, at first glance, those two words do not seem to belong together, as … Continue reading
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Gifts of Grace, Romans 12:3-8.
Paul opened the twelfth chapter of Romans with a stern warning that we are to present our bodies as living sacrifices. Here is how the NASB puts it: Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and … Continue reading
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