Category Archives: Romans

Liberty

I visited the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia last week. I have seen it before, yet this time I was struck by the story of the Bell, once it was removed from active service, going on a road show from town … Continue reading

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Two Tickets To Paradise

Entrance to heaven is only for ticket-holders. Here’s the good news: You do not have to be a perfect person to have your name written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.  God has made entrance to heaven a free gift … Continue reading

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Overflowing With Hope

Be filled with God’s joy and peace as you trust in him. Then be at peace with each other. This isn’t haphazard. It’s not a maybe. God’s plan is the deliberate creation of one humanity which loves each other under … Continue reading

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Love Over Freedom

Our beliefs around what is sacred influences attitudes and behaviours. And we judge attitudes and behaviours. Hence we judge each other. We should act in love by not using our own convictions as freedoms for us and the basis of … Continue reading

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Honouring Government Under God

God establishes authority structures on earth. We are to serve God first, which means obeying God while honouring government. When they conflict, choose God and be willing to suffer the consequences. We have Shadrach, Meschach, and Abednego’s example…

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Follow Jesus in Love

When we think about devotion, or honour, or zeal serving the Lord, we must think about how Jesus exemplified these things. When we think about how to love in the world, we start with the love Jesus had for us … Continue reading

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Body as One

As members of a single body with Christ Jesus as head, the Body of Christ moves together as one. You know those sports players who are all elbows? That can’t happen with us It’s not about you. It’s not about … Continue reading

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