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Tag: Paul

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Jon Opgenorth

The Summit of Grace

Read: Romans 8:31-39 We are more than conquerors through him who loved us. (v. 37) Our climb up the mountain of Romans 8 began with the life-giving declaration “no condemnation

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Making Sense of Suffering

Read: Romans 8:18-30 All things work together for good . . . (v. 28) The question “How can a good God allow so much suffering?” prevents many from receiving Jesus.

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Dearest Dad!

Read: Romans 8:12-17 But you have received the Spirit of adoption . . . (v. 15) British royalty provides endless fascination for many with its pomp, formality, and tabloid stories.

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Jon Opgenorth

Mount Everest

Read: Romans 8:1-11 No condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. (v. 1) The book of Romans is sometimes described as the Himalayas of the Bible and Romans 8

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Jon Opgenorth

Wretched No More

Read: Romans 7 Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! (v. 25) When I received Jesus at age 13, I mistakenly believed sin would no longer be tempting

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Jon Opgenorth

Know Your Freedom

Read: Romans 6:15-23 You have been set free . . . (v. 22) On the first Saturday of every month, hundreds of people gather in Mukono, Uganda, for an eight-hour

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Jon Opgenorth

Life, Not License

Read: Romans 6:1-14 In order that . . . we too might walk in newness of life. (v. 4) One misunderstanding of the abundant grace in Romans 5 and 6

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Jon Opgenorth

Uberabundance

Read: Romans 5:12-21 Grace abounded all the more. (v. 20) If reading about the spread of Adam’s sin feels a bit like a bad virus circling the globe, you’re not

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Paid in Full

Read: Romans 5:1-11 At the right time Christ died for the ungodly. (v. 6) After eating in a restaurant with our four preschool children, I was surprised to learn that