Monthly Archives: October 2017

he taught it to all before he taught it to Paul

The Word for today:Romans 6:1-14 Romans is the Manifesto of the Gospel, in which Paul very deliberately develops the rationale for salvation¬†sola fide–by faith alone in Christ alone. Romans is a formal treatise, written to your head. (If you want … Continue reading

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Snap!

The Word for today:Romans 5:12-21 We enter, in Romans chapters 5 through 8, the heart of the gospel–the good news; the startlingly good news; the radically good news. The gospel, the Good News, overcomes the law and is the prevailing … Continue reading

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it’s good to be king

The Word for today:Romans 5:1-11 mark this:The sin of this one man, Adam, caused death to be king over all, but all who will take God’s gift of forgiveness and acquittal are kings of life because of this one man, … Continue reading

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a relationship, not a process

The Word for today:Romans 4:16-25 Paul goes to great lengths in Romans chapter 4 to describe the faith that saves:God will credit righteousness to those who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead.¬†(Romans 4:24) Now look … Continue reading

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a better question

(by Pastor Joe) The Word for Today: Romans 4:1-15 mark this: Romans 4:3“For what does the Scripture say?” “What Would Jesus Do? (WWJD?)” This is a phrase that was originally made popular in the late 1890’s. It came from the … Continue reading

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