Sunday Inspiration from the High Calling: Calling God “Abba, Father”

Calling God “Abba, Father” (Part 3) Romans 8:15-17 So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him “Abba, Father.” Romans 8:15 In yesterday’s reflection, I talked about how the idea of God as father is [Read More...]

Sunday Inspiration from the High Calling: No Condemnation!

No Condemnation! Romans 8:1-4 So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. Romans 8:1 Romans 8:1 is one of the most important verses in all of Scripture, from both a theological and a psychological point of view. Theologically, this verse makes crystal clear the fact of our forgiveness in Christ. [Read More...]

Sunday Inspiration from the High Calling: The Demonstration of Love

The Demonstration of God’s Love Romans 5:6-11 But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners. Romans 5:8 Recently I received a note from a young woman who was struggling with a renewed sense of her own sinfulness. She saw clearly just how wrong [Read More...]

Sunday Inspiration from the High Calling: What About Your Secret Life?

What About Your Secret Life? Romans 2:5-29 And this is the message I proclaim—that the day is coming when God, through Christ Jesus, will judge everyone’s secret life. Romans 2:16 If chapter 2 were all we had of Romans, we’d think that we had to spend our whole life trying to earn God’s salvation. Even [Read More...]


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