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Only when we have faith do we truly fulfill the law. Rom 3:9-31


Romans 3 opened with this statement, “then what’s the advantage of being a Jew?” To the Jew-hating racist, this rant is a part of their bye-laws. It is obvious that chapter three opens in the middle of a conversation and … Continue reading

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When Gentiles, who do not have the law… Romans 2: 12-21.


A slight shift in thought, but not really. The Biblical caption inserted by the translators reads like this: God’s Judgment and the Law Romans 2:12 CJB  All who have sinned outside the framework of Torah will die outside the framework of … Continue reading

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It seems that there is a massive pause. Rev 11:1-4


So, here we are, beginning to read Revelation chapter 11. It seems like just minutes ago that we read Revelation 10:6-7 NASB and swore by Him who lives forever and ever, WHO CREATED HEAVEN AND THE THINGS IN IT, AND THE EARTH … Continue reading

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The mystery of God is finished. Rev 10:10-11:3.


Let’s look, momentarily, at what we last covered. Revelation 10:7-9 NLT When the seventh angel blows his trumpet, God’s mysterious plan will be fulfilled. It will happen just as he announced it to his servants the prophets.” (8) Then the voice from … Continue reading

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Paul ends his letter to the church in Rome with a validation. Romans 16.


Paul ends this journey through his letter to the church in Rome with what the NASB calls: Personal Greetings. It is so much more than that. Romans 16:1-2 [CEV]  I have good things to say about Phoebe, who is a … Continue reading

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Paul’s plan to visit the church in Rome. Romans 15:22-33


As we close out chapter 15, I feel I need to recap verses 20, 21. My ambition has always been to preach the Good News where the name of Christ has never been heard, rather than where a church has … Continue reading

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Paul, the minister to the Gentiles. Romans 15:14-21.


The letter to the Church that met in Rome was written approximately A.D. 58, from Corinth. In it, Paul very distinctly asserts that he is now the minister to the Gentiles. Romans 15:14-16 NASB And concerning you, my brethren, I … 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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Has God rejected His own people? Romans 11:1-10.


We open our study of Romans 11 with the last three verses of Romans 10. Why? Because chapter 11 is a continuation of thought, and, as you will see, opens with what seems like an important. If we have some … Continue reading

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Heirs with Christ, Romans 8:12-16


We ended our last study with this: Romans 8:9-11 NLT  But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you. (And remember that those who … Continue reading

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