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The Heart of the Bible

The Heart of the Bible. The greatest paragraph in the the Word of God.

The greatest paragraph in the Word of God.

James Mongomery Boice writes in his commentary on Romans 3, Volume 1, Chapter 40, page 3 “But now things are different. There is hope because of what the Lord Jesus Christ has accomplished. The incarnation, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus have changed everything.”

Martin Lloyd-Jones calls them “the great turning point”

and that’s a beautiful thing!
Soli Deo Gloria
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Who’s the Divisive One?

SeekingBiblicalI ask a friend and Christian Brother if he thought that he and I were divisive, as we are somewhat cut from the same mold (I worse than he is).

We stand up for the word of God and take a strong stance on doctrine and the truth found in God’s word.

This all came about after I recently read a quote from a pastor and writer who quoted Paul on being “Divisive”

“It’s striking that Paul regards ‘divisiveness’ as those who depart from sound doctrine.” While we might define “divisiveness” as taking a strict stance on doctrines, Paul’s definition was the opposite. Divisiveness, for Paul, was anything that went loosey-goosey with the given gospel…. and I might add… The word of God.

If you look up the word divisiveness in the dictionary you’ll read this… Creating disunity or dissension.

Paul says this in Romans 16:17 Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.

cutting straightDo we have the wrong idea and definition of who is a divisive person?

I think we do!

What does Paul say? Keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned.

Divisive one’s are those who turn everything to their own interests and teach and say things contrary to the word of God `1 Timothy 1:3, 1 Timothy 6:3 Galatians 1:8, 9

So as it has been said repeatedly by great Christians in the past…

“It’s far better to be divided by Truth than united in error.”

Divisiveness, for Paul, was anything that went loosey-goosey towards the gosple and the word of God, not someone who takes a strict stance on doctrine and the word of God.

Be diligent to present yourself approved to God
as a workman who does not need to be ashamed,
accurately handling the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15

and that’s a beautiful thing!
Soli Deo Gloria
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Stop Sinning and Run With The Righteous

Sometimes Paul just speaks out boldly “Stop Sinning” Then again sometimes we need that from people don’t we?

Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.” Become sober-minded as you ought, and stop sinning; for some have no knowledge of God. I speak this to your shame. 1 Corinthians 15:33, 34

If you hang around Ducks for a long time, soon you’ll find yourself acting like them Ducks! You’ll first start quacking like a Duck, then soon enough you’ll start thinking like a Duck and then eventually your walk will be just like a Duck, You see its impossible to associate with unbelievers thinking and views as a way of life and not be contaminated by them in some way… Soon enough you will start picking up their ideas and their habits. They have a world view and that world view is bad theology and bad theology Paul says corrupts good morals.

Paul’s answer “Stop Sinning and Run With The Righteous”

Need help? Turn to the word of God as John Piper points out below…

Out of all the armor God gives us to fight Satan, only one piece is used for killing – the sword. It is called the sword of the Spirit (Eph. 6:17). So when Paul says, “Kill sin by the Spirit” (Rom. 8:13), I take that to mean, Depend on the Spirit, especially His sword. What is the sword of the Spirit? It’s the Word of God (Eph. 6:17). Here’s where faith comes in. …The Word of God cuts through the fog of Satan’s lies and shows me where true and lasting happiness is to be found. And so the Word helps me stop trusting in the potential of sin to make me happy, and instead entices me to trust in God’s promise of joy (Psm. 16:11).

You will make known to me the path of life;
In Your presence is fullness of joy;
In Your right hand there are pleasures forever. 

and that’s a beautiful thing!
Soli Deo Gloria
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MacArthur Monday

(1 Corinthians 9:22) I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.

I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.

I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.

The primary purpose of Paul’s not taking full advantage of his Christian liberty was that [he] might win the more. He deeply believed that “he who is wise wins souls” (Prov. 11:30) and was willing to do anything and to sacrifice anything to win people to Jesus Christ. As far as his rights were concerned he was free from all men, but because of his love for all men he would gladly limit those rights for their sakes. He had, figuratively, become a slave to all. He would modify his habits, his preferences, his entire lifestyle if any of those things caused someone to stumble, to be offended, or to be hindered from faith in the Lord.

We remove the offense, but we preach the truth

and that’s a beautiful thing!
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MacArthur Monday

For that which I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate. Romans 7:15

Dr. John MacArthurPaul’s proof that sin still indwelt him was in the reality that that which I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do.

Ginõskõ (understand) has the basic meaning of taking in knowledge in regard to something or someone, knowledge that goes beyond the merely factual. By extension, the term frequently was used of a special relationship between the person who knows and the object of the knowledge.

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What I Learned This Week In Romans

For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace. I had no peace (Romans 5:1) when I was an unsaved man, I was at war with God, I was His enemy! Colossians 1:21. I wanted all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life 1 John 2:16 I didn’t want to please God nor did I have the capability to do so, for my mind was set on me and my flesh.

In the flesh… This the opposite of in Christ? Romans 8:9 says However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him. Last week we looked at Romans 7:1-4 that we might bear fruit for God. Therefore, my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God.

What kind of fruit did we bear before we as believers were joined to Christ? These kinds of fruit… Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these! Galatians 5:19, 20 and 21. For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death. Romans 7:5.

In the flesh sarx has many nuances so we must make sure we get the correct context of each use of sarx… The range of meaning extends from the physical flesh both human and animal, to the human body, to the entire person, and even to all humankind!

It can refer to humans controlled by sin and its passions.

Kenneth Wuest Word Studies in the Greek N.T. says this

The expression “in the flesh” refers to the condition of a person in the absolute control of the evil nature, as is clearly seen by a consideration of Paul’s words in 8:9, where he says, “But ye are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God, dwell in you.” That is, in the case where the person is indwelt by the Holy Spirit, that person is not in the control of the evil nature. That individual is a saved person. Consequently, the one who is in the flesh is an unsaved person, the flesh here referring to the fallen nature.

These sinful passions which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death. When we were unredeemed and dead in our trespasses and sin we walked according to this world with all its lust and indulging the desires of the flesh. Ephesians 2:1, 2 and 3.

Paul say this in Romans 8:6, 7 and 8… For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace, 7 because the mind set on the flesh is hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so, 8 and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Paul reminds us who are in Christ that we have been released from the Law, having died to that by which we were bound, so that we serve in newness of the Spirit and not in oldness of the letter. Romans 7:6.

We have died to the Law… Therefore, my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God. Romans 7:4. We now have a new relationship with Christ in His death and we are now joined to Christ in His resurrection, Christ suffered the penalty of death that the law demanded. We are now joined to Him, we are now “In Christ” Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law Galatians 3:13.

I love Kenneth Wuest translation of Romans 7:6 “But now, we were discharged from the law, having died to that in which we were constantly being held down, insomuch that we are rendering habitually a bondslave’s obedience in a sphere new in quality, that of the Spirit, and not in a sphere outworn as to usefulness, in a sphere of that which was written.”

John MacArthur writes in his Romans commentary “As believers, we are dead to the law as far as its demands and condemnation are concerned, but because we now live in newness of the Spirit, we love and serve God’s law with a full and joyous heart. And we know that to obey His law is to do His will and that to do His will is to give Him glory.”

It was Paul who said in Romans 13:14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.

Otherwise Stated:
Cloth yourself with Christ

and that’s a beautiful thing!
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What I Learned This Week In Romans

I learned in Romans that the Law has nothing to say to a dead man Romans 7:1, we read in Romans 6:14 that sin shall not be master over you, for you are not under law but under grace. We see here that Paul gives us an illustration of marriage Romans 7:2, 3 , No one can loosen the bonds of marriage until someone dies.

Let me give you a personal illustration of this, when my dad died the bonds of marriage was broken and my mom was free to marry any one she wanted, so after grieving for a few years she met someone and they were married 1 Corinthians 7:39. The death of my dad ended their relationship and allowed for my mom to have a new relationship. My mom as a widow was free to marry again as Paul said in 1 Timothy 5:14… Paul’s plain and simple point here is death breaks the marriage relationship.

Here comes the therefore… Paul says Therefore, my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God. Romans 7:4

Just as we who are believers died to the Law, we now have a new relationship with Christ in His death and we are now joined to Christ in His resurrection, Christ suffered the penalty of death that the law demanded. We are now joined to Him 2 Corinthians 11:2 in His life.

Why? In order that we might bear fruit for God!.

Our relationship with Christ produces FRUIT… As Tim showed us in John 15: 1, 2, 5 and 16.

Lets look what Jesus said in verse 16 “You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you. We have new attitudes Galatians 5:22, 23.

It says in Ephesians 2 verse 8 and 9 Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; 9 not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. Then in verse 10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them. Ephesians 2:10

James Boice in his Romans commentary says writes… What is Paul’s point? Simply that the object of God’s having freed us from the law, to which we were bound, was that we might be joined to Christ and be fruitful. In fact, it is even stronger than that. In Greek the sentence ends with the words “in order that we might bear fruit to God,” which means that in this case it is the fruitfulness of the Christian, rather even than his union with Christ, that is emphasized.

Donald Grey Barnhouse writes on fruit… One of the most important purposes of redemption is that we might bring forth fruit unto God. We were transplanted out of death and rooted and grounded in His love so that we might bring forth fruit. Fruit is the expression of life, and in the Word of God fruit is indicative of converts, character, and conduct.

I end with another quote from James Boice’s Romans commentary, because he says it a lot better than I can…

One day the great God of the universe is going to throw a party. It will be the most magnificent party that has ever been held. The banquet will be spread in heaven. The guests will be numbered in the billions. The angelic legions will be there to serve these honored guests. Jesus, the Bridegroom, will be seated at his Father’s right hand. And you will be there, too, for this is the great marriage supper of the Lamb. You will be there. Do you understand that? You will be there. Nothing is going to keep you from that great celebration—if you are really joined to Jesus Christ.

So what are you doing? Are you living a halfhearted life for Jesus Christ now? If you know where you are headed, you will be preparing for that day with every spiritual thought you have and with every deed you do. You will be bearing fruit for God, because on that day of celebration you will be able to lift it up and offer it to him with pure hands and with joy unspeakable.

Nothing is going to keep you
from that great celebration
—if you are really joined
to Jesus Christ.

and that’s a beautiful thing!
Soli Deo Gloria
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What I Learned This Week In Romans

Romans 6 is now complete, we finished up Romans 6:21-23 this past Sunday and it was truly a wonderful time in the word of God. This is not an exhausted study, but a brief overview in what we learned.

Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death. 22 But now having been freed from sin and enslaved to God, you derive your benefit, resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life. 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Do you notice how Paul repeats the word Benefit? We learned last week that the word “benefit” is the word karpos, which literally means fruit. What you do bears fruit. If you sin, there will be fruit of sin. If you follow Jesus as Lord and Master, there will be fruit of the Spirit, resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life.

When we are saved it changes a man completely, we now as Paul describes become slaves of God and not sin, it reminds me of the words of Thomas Watson who said “Grace alters a man walk” the resulting benefit is sanctification. Wuest puts it this way… “The word sanctify in the Greek means to set apart, and the word sanctification refers to the setting apart process.” 

Martyn Lloyd-Jones has the right idea when he wrote… The main characteristic of people who are sanctified is that God is in the center of their lives. That is the first thing we may say about them. Before we get them to say what they do or do not do with regard to a particular action, we must be clear about the central, primary, most vital thing…Sanctification is that which separates us from sin unto God…The essence of sanctification is that I love God in whom I believe and who has been revealed to me, with the whole of my being…Sanctification is a matter of being rightly related to God, and becoming entirely devoted to him…not only separated from the world but separated unto God and sharing his life (Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Sanctified Through the Truth)

Paul says that the outcome is eternal life, our glorification, when we see Christ. Paul can say “I AM CONFIDENT” in Philippians 1:6 For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work (Justification) in you will perfect it (Sanctification) until the day of Christ Jesus (Glorification) We as Paul put it are “confirmed to the end” 1 Corinthians 1:8 The God who justifies is the same God who sanctifies, it was Jesus who said in John 17:17, 18 and 19 “Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.

Then in verse 23 in Romans 3 we have For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. It easy to see that Paul presents two masters, Sin or God, Two ways, wages or a free gift and two eternities, life or death. The wages of sin is death and we have earned it without Christ, but the free gift of God’s grace is eternal life and you can’t earn it, because God provides the free gift through a person… but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.  

Salvation can not be earned by works or religion, For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8, 9 Jesus Christ is the only way, Peter boldly proclaim “And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12

You see when God calls you, He changes your destination from eternal death to eternal life. Is Jesus your Savior and Lord? It’s either Yes or No, death or life… So come and cry out to God to save you ‘God, be merciful to me, the sinner!’ Luke 18:13 and He will indeed alter your walk from death to life (2 Corinthians 5:17)………….

and you will spend eternity with Him forever.

and that’s a beautiful thing!
Soli Deo Gloria
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What I Learned this week in Romans

We are about to end the first of three chapter that deal with Sanctification (Romans 6-8) with only the last two verses left, Romans 6:22, 23. In the first three chapters of Romans Paul has to literally get us lost as he shows us in detail that the whole world is guilty Romans 3:1- 15. Then there’s the greatest paragraph in the bible Romans 3:21-26, where Christ is our propitiation. Then we hear a “Therefore” from Paul in  Romans 5:1 Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, The same thing happens at the end of chapter 5:21  so that as sin reigned in death, even so grace would reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

If Jesus Christ is truly our Lord now that we are saved, Then He is Master of our life, He is in control of our life and our walk as Christian, That’s why Paul can say “so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification. Romans 6:19.” Look at Hebrews 2:11 and 13:12 Therefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people through His own blood, suffered outside the gate. Paul says come out 2 Corinthians 6:17 through the word of God John 17:17, 18 and 19 “Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.

Paul has taught us in Romans 6 that believers are delivered from the penalty of sin, being justified and from the power of sin, being sanctified. We have learned so far that believers are dead to sin and sin is no longer our master, though sin will remain in us, it will no longer reign in our life… We are now slaves to righteousness Romans 6:18. Paul can say in Romans 6:19 so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification.

This week we look at Romans 6:20, 21 For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness. 21 Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death. When sin was our master we were free from living a right life and the control of righteousness, we didn’t care about being righteous, we cared about ourselves and the pleasures of sin.

Look what Jesus said in John 8:31-36…..

So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, “If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” 33 They answered Him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and have never yet been enslaved to anyone; how is it that You say, ‘You will become free’?” 34 Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin. 35 The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son does remain forever. 36 So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.

When we were slaves of sin we didn’t care to live a right life, we liked our sin, but now the true mark of a Christian is we hate our sin and sin no longer has dominion over our lives. Jesus Christ, He reigns in our life as Lord and (new)Master. I told the class I think its impossible to have Christ as Savior without Him being our Lord Romans 10:9 and 1 Corinthians 12:3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God says, “Jesus is accursed”; and no one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit.. and only true believers have the Holy Spirit.

Paul asks in Romans 6:21 what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? The word benefit is Karpos, which literally means fruit, so the obvious answer would be none, no fruit, so as we who are believers look back, we are ashamed, we are ashamed of our past life of sin and our lack of God and Christ in our life and the outcome would have been death.

Even when we were dead in our trespasses and sins God in His sovereign grace saved and rescued us from His wrath Ephesians 2:1-4 and prepared us beforehand to bear fruit and that we would “WALK” in them,  For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them. Ephesians 2:10 we have gone from death to life, a life that has Christ as our Lord and Master, to do His will in our lives, not perfectly, but we have been sanctified, set apart for God’s use. Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work 2 Timothy 2:21.

Paul can say “I AM CONFIDENT” in Philippians 1:6 For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work (Justification) in you will perfect it (Sanctification) until the day of Christ Jesus (Glorification). Paul can say later in Philippians 2:12, 13 Work out your salvation with fear and trembling… How? Well! Its God who is in you! Right? Working out what God worked in Philippians 1:6, which leads to holiness 1 Peter 1:14–16 , because it is God who works in you both to will and to do his good pleasure’ Philippians 2:13.

I can’t wait to get to next week and tie it all together with the final two verse in Romans 6 But now having been freed from sin and enslaved to God, you derive your benefit, resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life. 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

But then we have Romans seven and “Sin” that pops it’s ugly head, but that’s for future weeks.

“but the free gift of God
is eternal life in
Christ Jesus our Lord.”

and that’s a beautiful thing!
Soli Deo Gloria
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What I Learned In Church This Week

Jesus who was the greatest teacher, scholar and theologian to ever live said in Matthew 6:24 “No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. I have to ask the question…. Who’s your Master?  Let me ask it this way…  Whose slave are you?

Paul says in Romans 6 verse 14  For sin shall not be master over you, for you are not under law but under grace. Romans 6:14. No person is completely free from anything or anyone, you are either doing one of two things. You are slaves either of sin and this world, or of obedience resulting in righteousness and slaves to Christ.

Here are the verses we tackled in sunday school in our Romans study… What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? May it never be! Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness? Romans 6:15, 16

This might sound familiar because we had a similar argument in Romans 6:1 that was habitual sin but here Paul talks about occasional sin that is planned out because we have grace and Paul gives the same answer May it never be!

Kenneth Wuest writes… “This second question proposes a life of planned infrequent, spasmodic acts of sin, since grace makes it impossible for a Christian to live a life of habitual sin. Paul answers this question in Romans 6:16-23 by showing that the Christian has changed masters, and that serving the Lord Jesus, it is not his nature to sin.” Wuest paraphrases it…”What then? Shall we sin occasionally, because we are not under law but under grace?”

We who are Christians were once enslaved by sin but we have been purchased and redeemed by the precious blood of the Lamb Jesus Christ 1 Peter 1:18, 19. So how then can we who have been purchased and redeemed go on sinning? The answer is we can’t!

Paul’s NOT talking perfection here but he is talking obedience to our Lord and Master Jesus Christ… A persons pattern of living proves who his master is, if a person’s life is marked continually by sin as a lifestyle, then that person is a slave to Sin (Their Master).

We as true believes are the property of our Lord Jesus Christ and He rescues us from this evil age Galatians 1:4 We obey Him because we love Him who first loved us. 1 John 4:19 and He controls us 2 Corinthians 5:14… It was Jesus Himself who said “If you love me keep My commandments” John 14:15.

What was the purpose of God creating us then redeeming us if not for holiness and to be separated from this world? Peter takes this up in his first letter: “You shall be holy, for I am holy” 1 Peter 1:16, then Paul… But we are holy creatures “in Christ” (saints separate from this world) “For this is the will of God, your Sanctification” 1 Thessalonians 4:3

In Romans 12:2 Paul says do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. You see you are either doing one of two things as a Christian, that is you our being conformed to this world or you are being transformed by the renewing of your minds that is it, there is no middle ground.

When does this start, when do we start this process of sanctification? I recently ask this question to a friend of mine and he gave me the correct answer emphatically… he said “Immediately.”  Sanctification does not occur in an experience subsequent to salvation but rather coincides with it.

In Sunday School we are in Romans 6, and its filled with detail about sanctification, Paul shows us that Christians have been:

  • Freed from the power of sin
  • Enabled to live in newness of life under the reign of grace
  • Unified with Christ in his resurrection
  • Made new creatures

Christians will always struggle against sin and YES sometimes fall into sin, but a true believer is a new creature, 2 Corinthians 5:17-21 who have been freed from sin and our old self is set aside Romans 6:6-7.

But then there is Romans 7 and the sin that pops up in our lives that we struggle with, that leads Paul to say these words…Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death? 25 Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin. Romans 7:24, 25

But we are not to lose heart and not growing weary Galatians 6:9 But we are to press on with the recognition we have not become perfect Philippians 3:12-16, but it is God who is in us that does the work of sanctification Philippians 1:6, 1 Thessalonians 5:24, Hebrews 13:20-21 and as Philippians 2:12, 13 says we cooperate with Him. As we learned in Sunday school we trust God that we are free from the bondage of sin and alive to God in Christ Romans 6:11

What’s are participation in all this? That we renew our minds in the word of God like newborn babies, we long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it we may grow in respect to salvation, 1 Peter 2:2 Paul in Romans 12:2 again but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

The great thing about “GRACE”
is that it truly alters a persons walk

and that’s a beautiful thing!
Soli Deo Gloria
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