Romans 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. – Romans 1:18 The wrath of God is not the subject of many sermons these days. And yet the wrath of God is the very thing we need salvation from.…

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all Israel will be saved

Do you have any idea what your future holds? I guess not. None of us really have any idea what is ahead for us. We make future plans but they do not always fall into place. So what does the Bible say about the future? The Bible is not a horoscope. You will not get…

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Worship and Praise

What is worship and praise? Why do we need to do it and how do we do it? In section 7 we looked a bit at what we are saved from: sin, death and the wrath of God. But what are we saved for? This takes us back to the question why did God create…

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pain and suffering

Why is there pain and suffering in the world? This is one of the most frequently asked questions to those who believe in God. The question of pain and suffering provides the greatest challenge to the belief in God We will all experience suffering in this life. Naturally we cry out why? If God is…

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salvation by grace

If  you save a person from drowning what does that mean? You save them from danger. That is what the Bible means when it talks of salvation. You – removed from or protected from danger. But what is the danger? It is the consequences of our sin. The payment for sin is death (Romans 3:23).…

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hell

Generally people in many societies do not acknowledge the existence of hell. Do you believe in eternal punishment? People ask how can a loving God send people to torment? Wasn’t the idea of hell to scare people in the olden days and control their behaviour? Let’s briefly look at this subject and consider the biblical…

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It is human nature to minimise our own failings and magnify others faults. How often do you hear children telling tales on their siblings when they do things wrong? Politicians excuse their own failures and magnify opponents faults. We have to realise that before the righteous and Holy God we are abject failures, capable of…

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And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience

Ephesians 2:1-3 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience — among whom we all once lived in the passions of our…

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that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom

Ephesians 1:15-18 For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of…

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This is an index of the posts that go verse by verse through some of Paul’s epistles. (Under development – more to follow!) Romans A servant of Christ. –    Romans 1:1 Which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy scriptures.    Romans 1:2-3 Declared to be the Son of God. –  Romans…

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