First Things First

First Things First | Romans 14:17-19 “…for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. Whoever serves Christ in this way is acceptable to God and approved by men. So then, we must pursue what promotes peace and what builds up one another.” (Romans 14:17-19... Continue Reading →

When My Rights Are Wrong

When My Rights Are Wrong | Romans 14:12-18 “So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God. Therefore, let us no longer criticize one another. Instead decide never to put a stumbling block or pitfall in your brother’s way. (I know and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus that nothing is... Continue Reading →

The Wrong Perspective

Judging One Another: The Wrong Perspective | Romans 14:8-13a “For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. For to this end Christ died and lived again, that he might be Lord both... Continue Reading →

Faith: Be Fully Convinced

Fully Convinced | Romans 14:5-9 “One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. The one who observes the day, observes it in honor of the Lord. The one who eats, eats in honor of the Lord, since he... Continue Reading →

Dressed for the Occasion

Dressed for the Occasion | Romans 13:10b-14 “Love, therefore, is the fulfillment of the law. Besides this, knowing the time, it is already the hour for you to wake up from sleep, for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. The night is nearly over, and the daylight is near, so let... Continue Reading →

An Unpaid Debt

An Unpaid Debt | Romans 13:7-10 “Pay your obligations to everyone: taxes to those you owe taxes, tolls to those you owe tolls, respect to those you owe respect, and honor to those you owe honor. Do not owe anyone anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the... Continue Reading →

No Higher Authority

No Higher Authority | Romans 13:1-7 “Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God. So then, the one who resists the authority is opposing God’s command, and those who oppose it will bring judgment on themselves. For rulers are not... Continue Reading →

Conquering Evil by Doing Good

Conquering Evil by Doing Good | Romans 12:17-21 “Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Try to do what is honorable in everyone’s eyes. If possible, on your part, live at peace with everyone. Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will... Continue Reading →

Right Mind, Right Actions

Right Mind, Right Actions | Romans 12:15-17 “Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep. Be in agreement with one another. Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own estimation. Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Try to do what is honorable in everyone’s... Continue Reading →

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