Category Archives: Romans

You … have stood by me in my trials

You saw with your own eyes the great trials … the mighty hand and outstretched arm, with which the Lord your God brought you out.

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By faith he persevered because he saw him who is invisible

May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. … Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.

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Not my will, but yours be done

Going a little farther, (Jesus) fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.” … “Father … not my will, … Continue reading

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The righteousness that God desires

But go and learn what this means: “I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners. … Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but … Continue reading

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I desire to do your will, my God

I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. … Desire without knowledge is not good—how much more will … Continue reading

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He is puffed up; his desires are not upright

The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. … Still others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word; but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other things … Continue reading

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I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened

I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his people, and his incomparably great power for … Continue reading

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The New Heart – 6

But the righteousness that is by faith says: “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’” (that is, to bring Christ down) “or ‘Who will descend into the deep?’” (that is, to bring Christ up from the … Continue reading

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Do not worry about it

Do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink. … For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them. But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given … Continue reading

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Love the Lord your God with all your heart

One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?”

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