I love Romans 5:3-4 but I really love Romans 5:5. In the Passion translation it says, "And this hope is not a disappointing fantasy, because we can now experience the endless love of God cascading into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who lives in us!" Several...

I am continuing my series in Romans with Romans 5:4 today. Romans 5:4 says, "And patient endurance will refine our character, and proven character leads us back to hope." If you didn't read the prior posts I encourage you to do so before moving forward, especially verse...

Romans 5:3 Romans 5:3-5 is one of my all time favorite passages. In fact, I have shared it on here before, but it's too good not to share again. Today I am going to focus on Romans 5:3 which says, "But that’s not all! Even in...

Romans 5:2 Last week I shared on the righteousness that Jesus transferred to each of his children. Today I want to share Romans 5:2 which says, "Our faith guarantees us permanent access into this marvelous kindness that has given us a perfect relationship with God. What incredible...

Romans 5:1 This might be hard to believe, but I am transitioning out of 1 John. I don't know how many months I shared from there, but today I am switching over to Romans.I am starting with Romans 5:1 which says, "Our faith in Jesus transfers...

God is Love | 1 John 4:7-8  1 John 4:7-8 says "Those who are loved by God, let his love continually pour from you to one another, because God is love. Everyone who loves is fathered by God and experiences an intimate knowledge of him. The one who doesn’t...

Last week I shared about the dangers of false prophets from 1 John 4:1-3 and emphasized the importance of being rooted in the Word. 1 John 4:4 follows with, "You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in...

Last week I shared from 1 John 3:11 which says, "The beautiful message you’ve heard right from the start is that we should walk in self-sacrificing love toward one another." In the following verse, verse 12, John briefly covers the story of Cain and Abel which...

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are excited about 2019! I enjoyed taking the first week off from blogging and social media and now I'm ready to dive back in! What better way to start the New Year than with...