Romans, An Introduction

The Roman Church at the Time of Paul’s writing Romans along with Hebrews is perhaps Paul’s finest theological work.  Although some would argue that Hebrews is not written by Paul, it seems logical in my estimation that it was.  Only one who had a deep understanding of the Jewish system of worship and deeply groundedContinue reading “Romans, An Introduction”

What is Holy, Acceptable and Reasonable?

What is Holy, Acceptable and Reasonable? 1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present Your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, But be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that byContinue reading “What is Holy, Acceptable and Reasonable?”

Living God’s Principles in Community, Part 2

Living God’s Principles in Community, Part 2 Lesson 13 Romans 14:1-16:27 With Romans 14:1-15:13 we enter into Paul’s longest section of advice on how to live the transformed life (Romans 12:1, 2), one based on the law of love (Romans 13:8-10). The core of that advice is not to be judgmental of others in theContinue reading “Living God’s Principles in Community, Part 2”