Tuesday, November 27, 2007


I have been slowly reading Romans......very slowly and getting lots of great teaching and direction. I love this book of the Word.

Romans 6:23 (NASB)

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

In the context of this verse, Paul was talking to believers, (we use this verse a lot, for the lost, don't we?)....salvation was a done deal for these believers, Hmmm? ... We know that but do we KNOW that. I guess it is all about knowing that eternal life starts at that moment...receive eternal life in Jesus. Appropriate Him. Live Him. Live who you are. Sin is death.... and doesn't it feel like it sometimes when it is chosen by the believer. As a believer, choose Righteousness, choose Grace, choose Jesus, who is Grace.

Romans 12:10 (Amplified Bible)

Love one another with brotherly affection [as members of one family], giving precedence and showing honor to one another.

Someone else pointed out this verse today. Thanks! :) What a very cool verse indeed. What absolute direction in how to be in relationship one with another in unity in Jesus. Living it out, not just talking about it or knowing (head knowledge) about it. I can't wait to re-visit this chapter of Romans!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I give thanks that we are members of the same family and that we are the church. God cannot be contained in a structure, He is to big for that, so He uses members of His family like you to spead His word. <>< <>< <><