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...

Recently I was attending a church and I couldn't believe the prayer that was outlined in their bulletin. It was basically a prayer reiterating our sin over and over. "Oh Lord, I am a sinner. Oh Lord, save me from my sins. Oh Lord, I...

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...

If you were to ask Colby and me the hardest part about our journey, we would say it is the people. Why the people and not they journey itself? Well, it's the people who have attacked us. It's the people who have persecuted us. It's...

Have you ever met someone who always plays the role of the victim? I guarantee you know exactly what I am talking about. It's the person who always thinks that everything is always someone else's fault. They blame their doctors, their body, their family member,...

Can you imagine committing a very serious crime but instead of receiving a guilty sentence and spending life in prison you were instead told by the judge that you were ”not guilty?” For those who are followers of Jesus, receiving this not-guilty plea is your reality! Romans...