We continue along the Pathway of Hope. The first eight chapters in Romans place a strong emphasis on FAITH – believing what God says IS true. Now a new section begins, one that focuses squarely on HOPE. Paul has shown God is working all things together for good to them who love Him. He is […]
Paul writes to the Roman church to remind them of the powerful working of the Gospel in transforming lives. He is preparing to travel to new and different areas of ministry in Spain and wants the Roman believers to have a part in his travels. He reminds them of just how great a change God has […]
The blessings of a relationship with God work themselves out in practical ways – demonstrating just how much God cares for us. Notice how God continues to demonstrate His care and love for us – in the present, in the past, and in the future!
The process of mentoring is of great value to the both the mentor and the one being mentored. In a church setting this is especially true! Today, guest speaker Richie Shade from Crossroads Baptist Church in Tracy, CA, shares how the mentoring process works in a church.
Paul encourages the Roman believers to live in the strength that God has given them in the person and power of His Holy Spirit. We are free of condemnation, free from obligation to our sinful nature, and free to call God our Abba Father. We are free to follow the Messiah Jesus and live as […]
You have climbed the highest peak on the Pathway of Hope –the summit where you discover NO CONDEMNATION exists with God because Messiah Jesus has fully paid for your freedom. The refreshing breeze of the Holy Spirit’s power passes your face and energizes you to the point where you feel invincible and ready to take […]
We ascend one of the greatest peaks along the Pathway of Hope. Paul has taken us from the depths where all are guilty before God to a place where we admit God is right and just to punish those who are guilty. God is willing to make those who are guilty righteous if they will […]
As we make our way down The Pathway of Hope we have seen that those made righteous by God are set free from sin – it no longer has claim on their life, no longer has claim to their allegiance, and no longer has claim to their destiny. We have also seen how those made […]
Paul has been talking to the Roman church about the great power of God’s grace creating hope from hopelessness and giving us peace with Him. He tells good news about God graciously breaking our chains from the Law as our Master and Sin as our Spouse, but does it really work? How does this all […]
Life never seems to go the way we want it to or think it might. Often there are times of adjustment so that new information can be gathered, new plans formulated, new methods developed and tested, and a new normal reached. It is often during those times that we hear the phrase “what did you […]