Category Archives: Romans

Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished

Those who are righteous will go free … But the Lord is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked.

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I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us

For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope that … Continue reading

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Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children

Walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

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Do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. … Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another … Continue reading

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He who descended is the very one who ascended higher than all the heavens

Your procession, God, has come into view, the procession of my God and King into the sanctuary. … Sing to God, sing in praise of his name, extol him who rides on the clouds; rejoice before him—his name is the … Continue reading

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To another there is given through the Spirit miraculous powers

Jesus … coming to his hometown … began teaching the people in their synagogue, and they were amazed. “Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?” they asked. … And they took offense at him. But Jesus … Continue reading

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To one there is given faith by the same Spirit

Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. … And if I have … Continue reading

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If your gift is to show mercy, do it cheerfully

Jesus said, “Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?” … He asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”

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If your gift is to lead, do it diligently

God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers. … The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. … Here … Continue reading

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If your gift is to encourage, then give encouragement

So Christ himself gave … the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up. … If you have a word of exhortation for the people, please speak.

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