Tag: Romans

Coming with Power

And this is the victory that conquers the world, our faith.  Who is it who conquers the world but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?  1 John 5:4-5             The power of the Kingdom of God (cf. Mark 9:1) has sadly been misinterpreted by so many.  Our sensibilities today …

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Spirit of God Dwells in You

Romans 8:1-11 The existence outside of God is described as the law of sin and death.  This principle (as in the law of gravity) keeps us condemned in our actions and desires.  We cannot do the righteousness of the law of God because we are bound by the law of sin.  But Romans 8 now …

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Ending a Senseless War

Romans 7:15-25 One of the easiest ways to defeat is to never realize that you are in a war.  In Romans 7 we see the instructions for us to withstand the onslaught of Satan and sin.  We must realize the danger that is at work to make our lives ineffective and defeated for Jesus Christ. Death …

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What is the hardest word in the English Language?

What do you think is the most difficult word in the English language? Would it be “lachrymose” (causing tears, tearful) or “contumacious” (insubordinate, rebellious) because we use them so rarely? Would it be “hemacytometer” (instrument for counting blood) or “Boanerges” (skilled orator) because they are tricky to spell?     I think that, if forced to …

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