We begin Romans

Our reading today is Romans chapter 1. Verses 1 through 17 contain the normal features of New Testament letter introductions. Verses 1 through 6 an identification of the writer, verse 7 an identification of the readers, verses 8 through 15 a thanksgiving, and in verses16 and 17 the theme of the letter. In verses 18Continue reading “We begin Romans”

Introduction to Romans

Today we start reading one of the greatest theological document ever written. It has been called “The Constitution of Christianity”, “The Christian Manifesto”, and “The Cathedral of Christian Faith.” Paul’s letter to the Romans. Using a question and answer format, Paul records the most systematic presentation of doctrine in the Bible. Romans is more thanContinue reading “Introduction to Romans”

From Doubt to Faith

[24]But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. [25] The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails,Continue reading “From Doubt to Faith”

Free to Fail

“Then he which had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown, and gathering where thou hast not strawed: [25] And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, there thou hast that is thine.”Continue reading “Free to Fail”