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Romans 7:21

Jun 24, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 7, Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 24 June 2013

I find then a law, that evil is present with me, the one who wills to do good. Romans 7:21

A few points to consider about this verse. The first is that this is speaking of a war which can and does rage within believers. The second is that the war can be won; victory can be obtained in the battle and the way for it to happen is coming in just a few verses.… Read the rest

Romans 7:19

Jun 22, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 7, Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 22 June 2013

For the good that I will to do, I do not do; but the evil I will not to do, that I practice. Romans 7:19

This sentiment is very similar to 7:15 – “For what I will to do, that I do not practice; but what I hate, that I do.” These parallel sentiments show us, quite clearly for even the hardest head to think through, that we have a will which desires to do good.… Read the rest

Romans 7:18

Jun 21, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 7, Writings  //  No Comments

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Friday, 21 June 2013

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) nothing good dwells; for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good I do not find. Romans 7:18

It was previously noted that Paul’s personal pronoun “I” is being used to speak of his humanity and thus it is something that pertains to all of us.… Read the rest