Paul opens a dialogue with folks who think they “aren’t that bad.” Even THEY need a Savior! How will God judge those who are not only unrighteous, but self-righteous as well? We find that God judges with a universal judgment, a judgment based on production and a very just judgment.
The Pathway of Hope does not seem like a hopeful path! The news we have been brought indicates that man is hopelessly guilty and deserving God’s punishment. Man has seen God’s truth revealed but rejected it; how will God respond? We are told no less than 3 times in today’s
Paul carefully begins to share the wonderful good news about what God has done to create the Pathway of Hope. He does this by sharing what sounds like bad news; but he is acting much like a doctor would – explaining the severity of the problem so that the cure
Paul writes to the Romans about the Pathway of Hope that leads from this earth to the beauty of God’s presence. The pathway is marked on all sides by the Good News of what God has done. Paul shows those in Rome just how drastically the Good News has affected
As Paul writes about the Pathway of Hope, he encourages others who are traveling the same pathway – especially those in Rome. We look at Paul’s plans for the present and future – noticing he had many dreams and thoughts, but always allowed God to shape his plans.
Today, we start a new series in the book of Romans! Our series is titled “Romans: The Pathway of Hope” Paul addresses people he never met by discussing a great topic dear to his heart: the HOPE that God creates by His own work.To discuss this pathway of hope, Paul
In times of difficulty, what do YOU say? David gives instruction out of the depths of his emotions. David is grieving at the time this psalm is written. In the midst of grief and sorrow, he teaches us how to properly speak and how to properly frame what we say.
Because James is focusing on the importance of patience, he desires to show how vital it is in every area of life. Even the way we speak is affected. The words we use and the topics we discuss are to be laced with patience and perseverance. James gives his readers