A Changed Life

Apr
16

Luke 24:5… 

Luke 24:5…  Death has a finality to it that is shocking. Nothing can be done. Life is over. It is finished. The body begins to degrade without the life that supported its existence. In a short period of time, it […]

Apr
09

1 Corinthians 1:18… 

1 Corinthians 1:18… Simplicity. This is the message of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. It is to be presented simply and received simply. It takes nothing on the part of the listener to figure out because there is […]

Apr
02

1 Corinthians 1:1…

1 Corinthians 1:1…  Paul, the apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, has been born again of the same kind of concern for the well-being of The Church possessed by the Lord Jesus Christ Himself. It reminds us […]

Mar
26

Romans 16:1…

Romans 16:1…  The concluding chapter of the Book of Romans is primarily a list of names, preserved down through the centuries for The Church to read. There are many lists of names found in God’s Word. In Genesis 5 the […]

Mar
19

Romans 15:15… 

Romans 15:15…  In his remaining words to the Church at Rome, Paul has a particular desire to share the main calling of his ministry. (You can sense his passion that this calling lives on beyond his earthly life.) He reminds […]

Mar
12

Romans 15:14…

Romans 15:14…  In the remainder of Chapter 15 of the Book of Romans, Paul shares some of his history as a church-planter, and some of the things he regards as essential for the continuing life of The Church. One of […]

Mar
05

Romans 15:1… 

Romans 15:1… Paul cites himself as one who is strong in the faith, and he identifies his potential reader as one who is also strong. He compliments his reader when doing so without knowing whether they are actually strong in […]

Feb
26

Romans 14:1…

Romans 14:1…  In Chapter 12 of The Book of Romans, Paul had used the human body to describe The Church. The metaphor was to be understood in the sense every part of the body was connected to and completely under […]

Feb
21

Romans 13:11…

Romans 13:11…  To be under the authority of God is to be under the authority of those God has placed in authority over you. This applies across the board; in The Church, in marriage, and now we see this in […]

Feb
12

Romans 13:1… 

Romans 13:1…  The reality of The Church is it is not intended to be an enclave isolated from the world physically, politically or socially. The Church is to be placed as prominently in the city square as Jesus was. The […]

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