Romans 8:38


Monday, 5 August 2013

For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come,… Romans 8:38

This is the first half of a two-part thought which sums up Paul’s thoughts in Romans 8. Paul, whose credentials were well known at the time of the writing of this epistle (for example, please refer to Philippians 3:4-6) looked at the world around him, both the spiritual world and the physical world, and compared it to his position in Christ.… Read the rest

Romans 8:37


Sunday, 4 August 2013

Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8:37

In verse 35, the list of “these things” was given. It included seven things which are contrary to us – tribulation, distress, persecution, famine, nakedness, peril, and sword. Because these come against us as faithful believers, “we are accounted as sheep for slaughter.”… Read the rest

Romans 8:36


Saturday, 3 August 2013

As it is written:
“For Your sake we are killed all day long; We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.” Romans 8:36

Today Paul returns to the fountain, Scripture itself, to continue with the previous thought. This is a quote from Psalm 44:22. The Psalm is written about the sufferings of the people of Israel, the people of God.… Read the rest

Romans 8:35


Friday, 2 August 2013

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? Romans 8:35

Another verse well worth committing to memory is found in Romans 8:35. Paul has just explained that there is none who can condemn those who have faith in Christ.… Read the rest

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