Category Archives: Romans

Romans 11:102a, 29-32 – Imprisoned All…Merciful to All

Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 1I ask, then, has God rejected his people? By no means! I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, a member of the tribe of Benjamin. 2aGod has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. … 29for the … Continue reading

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Romans 10:5-15 -One believes with the heart

Romans 10:5-15 5Moses writes concerning the righteousness that comes from the law, that “the person who does these things will live by them.” 6But the righteousness that comes from faith says, “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into … Continue reading

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Romans 9:1-5 – Unceasing anguish in my heart

Romans 9:1-5 1I am speaking the truth in Christ — I am not lying; my conscience confirms it by the Holy Spirit — 2I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3For I could wish that I myself were accursed … Continue reading

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Romans 8:26-39 – Nothing can separate us from the love of God

Romans 8:26-39 26Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. 27And God, who searches the heart, knows what is … Continue reading

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Romans 8:12-25 – For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God

Romans 8:12-25 12So then, brothers and sisters, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh — 13for if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death … Continue reading

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Romans 8:1-11 – He condemned sin in the flesh

Romans 8:1-11 1There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. 2For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. 3For God has done … Continue reading

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Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 – We played the flute for you and you did not dance

Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 16“But to what will I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to one another, 17  ‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we wailed, and you did … Continue reading

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Romans 6:12-23 – You are the slaves of the one whom you obey

Romans 6:12-23 12Therefore, do not let sin exercise dominion in your mortal bodies, to make you obey their passions. 13No longer present your members to sin as instruments of wickedness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been … Continue reading

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Romans 6:1b-11 – The life he lives, he lives to God

Romans 6:1b-11 1bShould we continue in sin in order that grace may abound?2By no means! How can we who died to sin go on living in it?3Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ … Continue reading

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Romans 5:1-8 – While we still were sinners Christ died for us

Romans 5:1-8 1Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,2through whom we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand; and we boast in our hope of sharing the … Continue reading

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