Category Archives: Romans

Abound in Grace and New Life

Our new lives in Jesus are paid for, died for, resurrected for and furnished for us with the Holy Spirit as our guide.  Today we can proclaim to ourselves that we are dead to sin and alive to Jesus.  Abound … Continue reading

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Silver’s Future Wife

While driving up a highway I hardly ever drive, to somewhere I have never been, I did something I have never done before.  I picked up a hitchhiker.  Apparently he needed to hear about reconciliation and I was the next … Continue reading

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Estranged With No Hope

Today’s blog post appears on my church’s web site as a follow up to a message I presented last Sunday on reconciliation.  Click through to read the post on SouthRidge’s page.

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Born Again V: Living By The Spirit

What does the born again life look like?  What does being born again look like in practice?  Everyone who has met a born again person knows they are far from perfect.  In fact, we are guaranteed to struggle with living … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Foot Washer

Our natural tendency is to take revenge.  We shovel coal on the fire of vengeance as we root for vigilantes and view avengers as heroes.  God tells us that he is that hero.  He is the one who will repay. … Continue reading

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Abba Father

The Spirit testifies within our spirits that we are God’s children.  He tells us this is so.  The Spirit reminds and draws us and brings us to the Father.  By him we cry, ‘Abba, Father,’ which is symbolic of our … Continue reading

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Rightly Viewing Self

For Jesus to become greater in my life, I need to have a right view of myself.  Time for some sober second thought as I reflect on my importance, achievement, and impact.  We all want to have an impact – … Continue reading

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