Tag Archives: Grace

I AM the Lord of The Church. Rom 14:1-12

“Variety is the spice of life” You have heard it said that variety is the “spice of life”; well, spice might taste good on our food but sometimes it makes us sweat and gives us heartburn. I like Mexican food, … Continue reading

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I AM the God who wants to talk to you. Rom 1:1-7

Introductions As with the doxologies of the Bible, every passage including this introduction to Romans can be loaded with doctrine and reveals to us things such as; who God is, what he is like, how he wants us to know … Continue reading

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Justified By Faith & Christ’s Work

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Faith and Works [the tree and its fruit] “ So also faith alone without works is dead ”– James 2:17 James 2:17 is a description of a Genuine Believer. It describes what a…

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Religiosity obscures our sinfulness 1 Tim 1:12-20

Paul, who was a Jewish Pharisee and persecutor of the church, says here that he acted in ignorance and unbelief.  He is saying that when he was in his religiosity and in his religiosity he was ignorant of the fact … Continue reading

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I AM the author of the Law but I AM your Righteousness 1 Tim 1:3-11

The Gospel genuinely changes us internally first like a micro wave oven cooking from the inside out which is quicker than the external conformity of the O.T. Law like a grill cooks and makes the outside all black and crusty.  … Continue reading

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I AM always with you. 2 Thess 3:16-18

What better way is there for Paul to conclude this heavy letter to the persecuted church? In light of the earth shattering words and weighty forecast, Paul gives them the encouragement that all true servants of the gospel need to … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the God of Honor, Purity, Justice 1 Thess 4:1-12

The action verbs in this text should reflect our heart attitudes.  Those attitudes will only reflect what we dwell on in our minds.  As I have said before, the commands that Paul gives us are not just a list of … Continue reading

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