Self-denial on Behalf of Others Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves. Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification. For even Christ did not please Himself; but as it is written, “The reproaches of those who reproached You fell on Me.” For whatever was written in earlier … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #131 – Romans Chapter 15
Israel Is Not Cast Away I say then, God has not rejected His people, has He? May it never be! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew. Or do you not know what the Scripture says in the passage about Elijah, how he pleads with God against Israel? “Lord, they … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #127 – Romans Chapter 11
The Word of Faith Brings Salvation Brethren, my heart’s desire and my prayer to God for them is for their salvation. For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge. For not knowing about God’s righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God. For Christ is … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #126 – Romans Chapter 10
Solicitude for Israel I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit, that I have great sorrow and unceasing grief in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh, who are Israelites, to whom belongs the adoption … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #125 – Romans Chapter 9
If you're like me, assurance of salvation is something with which you sometimes - or frequently - wrestle. This video (posted just today) was very timely for me. Perhaps it will be for you, too. ❤ 🙂 https://youtu.be/pHNCM-W8hKw My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me; and I give eternal life to them, and … Continue reading Assurance of Salvation
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