The Whole Message of Romans 7

Roman’s chapter seven represents a big struggle that Paul is going through. He’s frustrated, but he’s not being overtaken by this struggle.   Let’s read Romans 7, then I’ll share a few of my thoughts. You can simply grab your own paper copy of God’s word or click here to read Romans 7 now.   Paul is Frustrated   In verses 7-24, you’ll see Paul’s frustration. He’s saying, “I’m doing the very thing I don’t…

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Walking in Love, Light, and Wisdom // Guest Post by Caitlyn M. from Salt and Light Blog

Caitlyn M. loves the Lord and strives to live for Him. She hopes to encourage and challenge others to live for the Lord through her daily life and writing. She likes writing, reading, making crafts, hand-lettering, and playing her guitar and ukulele. You can check out more of her writing at her blog, Salt and Light. I love Ephesians chapter five, because it is a great reminder of how we should be walking, and it…

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Romans Bible Study – Part 7 (Kill Sin and allow Christ to Rule in Your Heart)

I’m looking forward to this week’s study, Paul covers a lot in this passage, but I want to make two basic points really clear for you. I want to emphasize these a lot. First of all, go read Roman’s chapter six. You can read it from your bible or click here to read it online.  #1) Being dead to sin and alive to Christ means literally to kill Sin. All throughout this passage, Paul mentions…

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A Big Announcement, I’m starting a newsletter!

As I write this, I have 85 email subscribers. And wow, that’s 85 people who trust what I have to say. That’s 85 real people who are listening. That’s so humbling and I so appreciate everyone who has decided to listen. I also have around 400 WordPress followers, which is also amazing and it humbles me a ton. That’s 400 real people and maybe even a few robots who are following my blog. 😉 Well, I…

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Romans Bible Study – Week Seven (Sin, Death, Grace, and life)

Last week, I announced that I was changing the things up with the Bible study, hopefully, to allow you to get more involved. If you missed that post, I basically shared the passage I would be writing on and asked anyone who wanted to study it for themselves and to share their thoughts and questions with me. I honestly did not expect anyone to take the time to study the passage and send in their…

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6 Reasons Why You Need to Memorize Scripture

You can memorize the Bible and you should. Many people make excuses for why they won’t memorize the Bible, “Oh, I can’t remember anything at all”, or “I can’t focus long enough to memorize”. I’ll admit, I’ve made excuses too. But unless you’re suffering from a traumatic brain injury or a disability, you can memorize. And you should memorize the Bible. Here are 6 reasons why you need to memorize Scripture.   1. To fight…

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