Monthly Archives: January 2018

More Blessed to Give than to Receive

In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ … Continue reading

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In Giving We Receive the Greatest Gift

Paul’s assessment of the virtues of the Roman Christians in Romans 15:14-33 is that they are full of goodness, filled with knowledge, and competent to instruct one another (v. 14). Paul pictures his relationship with the Roman Christians as being … Continue reading

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The Passion on the Inside Forms Something Valuable on the Outside

His word was in my heart like a burning fire shut up in my bones; I was weary of holding it back, and I could not. – Jeremiah 20:9 We face difficulties and tensions in life but that’s when the … Continue reading

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Power to Build an Amazing Day

As pointed out in Romans 15:1-13, accepting one another just as Christ accepted us in order to praise God should characterize our Christian relationships with each other. Other characteristics include pleasing others for their good and building them up. Those … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection for Study of Romans 15-16

Studied over the last few weeks was Paul’s appeal to the status we have in Christ; a member of the body of believers using their individual strengths for the purpose of fulfilling God’s will. By yielding to God’s will for … Continue reading

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