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How to Overcome Evil _ Romans 12: 14-21

Romans 12:14-21        English Standard Version (ESV) 14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.15 Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. 16 Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight. 17 Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the…

The Good Life _ Romans 12: 9-13

Romans 12:9-13          English Standard Version (ESV) 9 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.10 Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. 11 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. 12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. 13 Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.

Offered Bodies, Renewed Minds _ Romans 12: 1-2

 Romans 12:1-2      English Standard Version (ESV) 12 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good…

Mercy without Distinction _ Romans 11: 25-36

Romans 11:25-36         English Standard Version (ESV) 25 Lest you be wise in your own sight, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery, brothers: a partial hardening has come upon Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in. 26 And in this way all Israel will be saved, as it is written, “The Deliverer will come from Zion,     he…

The One Olive Tree _ Romans 11: 13-24

Romans 11:13-24       English Standard Version (ESV) 13 Now I am speaking to you Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry 14 in order somehow to make my fellow Jews jealous, and thus save some of them. 15 For if their rejection means the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance mean but life from the dead? 16 If the dough offered…

God’s Purpose in Israel’s Stumbling _ Romans 11: 7-15

Romans 11:7-15        English Standard Version (ESV) 7 What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking. The elect obtained it, but the rest were hardened, 8 as it is written, “God gave them a spirit of stupor,     eyes that would not see     and ears that would not hear, down to this very day.” 9 And David says, “Let their table become a snare and…

Everyone! _ Romans 10:5-13

Romans 10:5-13         English Standard Version (ESV) 5 For Moses writes about the righteousness that is based on the law, that the person who does the commandments shall live by them. 6 But the righteousness based on faith says, “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’” (that is, to bring Christ down) 7 “or ‘Who will descend into the abyss?’” (that…

Christ our Righteousness – Romans 9:30-10:4

Romans 9:30 to 10:4      English Standard Version (ESV) 30 What shall we say, then? That Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness have attained it, that is, a righteousness that is by faith;31 but that Israel who pursued a law that would lead to righteousness did not succeed in reaching that law. 32 Why? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as if it were…

Sovereign Grace Our Only Hope _ Romans 9:19-29

Romans 9:19-29               English Standard Version (ESV) 19 You will say to me then, “Why does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?” 20 But who are you, O man, to answer back to God? Will what is molded say to its molder, “Why have you made me like this?”21 Has the potter no right over the clay, to make out…