Posts from May 2017

Posts from May 2017

Romans 14 | Not To Quarrel Over Opinions

The right to have an opinion does not automatically make your opinion right. In the past few years, I have come to realize something: the judgments of the Lord are right; mine are not. I am constantly judging people on outward appearance, and that is almost always a short-sighted approach, if not completely wrong. After a long theological portion of the letter, Paul addresses many very practical issues we all face in Romans 14. He is in effect saying, “Since God…

Romans 4 | An Open Door to Truth

Today I am writing from the 4th chapter of Romans, but I will focus on two verses, two very important verses. Not that the others are less important but sometimes we only need a few words to open an entire realm of truth, these two verses do just that. Verses 7-8 say: “Blessed are those whose lawless deeds have been forgiven, and whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man against whom the Lord will not count his sin.” First…