Category Archives: redemption

Daniel’s vision of the ram and goat. Daniel chapter 8.


I am doing a quick study on Daniel chapter 8. If you know my writing, then you know that quick is a relative term for me, as this is eight pages long. I took this study on because a teacher, … Continue reading

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Micah 4:8 The hill and stronghold of the Daughter of Zion.


Due to issues popping up it has taken me a couple of weeks to get back to working on Micah. As I migrated through the Christmas season, I became aware that Micah spoke of Bethlehem, and that got me even … 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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Here it is, April 4, 2020, and I feel a strong compulsion to address fear.


We are surrounded by negativity and fear. The daily news is feeding into the fear by amplifying aspects of the most recent virus while inflating the death tolls. What am I talking about? What we now call Covid 19, and what … 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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The marks of a true Christian – what does that mean? Romans 12:9-21.


Note how the NASB uses the term wickedness. Just the mention of the word evokes images of horrific acts. Look that word “wickedness” up, and you can find, according to the Word Study Dictionary, that a sufficient and simplistic understanding is “what ought not to be.” That sounds like something my granddad used to say. He applied that farm mentality to me on more than one occasion, but notably when I tested out the cigarette lighter in his car and got burned. Continue reading

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A living sacrifice. It’s not what you think. Romans 12:1,2.


The NASB entitles Romans 12:1,2 as a living sacrifice. As you pursue the depths within chapter 12, you come to understand that WE are that living sacrifice. Finding the treasures buried within those depths may require a focused examination into what Paul is … Continue reading

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The longing of my heart and prayer to God. Chapter two. Romans 10:14-21.


Paul throws out another of his questions. How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him, whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher? (Romans 10:14 NASB) … Continue reading

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God’s everlasting love. Romans 8:31-39.


We ended with this: Romans 8:30 NASB and these whom He predestined, He also called; and these whom He called, He also justified; and these whom He justified, He also glorified. Predestined Called Justified And Glorified And thus begins our … Continue reading

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Paul tells us why Romans 8:1 works. Romans 8:2-4.


What glee he must have felt seeing Jesus hanging on that cross. What a failure this Messiah had proven to be, or so he thought. Satan, it seems, had taken Jesus captive. What a shock when Jesus ripped the doors off the prison gates of Hell. Continue reading

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