The Well Madera Blog
This is a creative outlet for the different & unique voices of our church to share something that has been placed on their heart to encourage, challenge, and build the body.
In Romans 12:9-21 Paul begins with an abrupt statement “Genuine Love” which is followed by a series of statements which describe how genuine love functions among fellow believers and among those who are not followers of Christ, especially our enemies.
In Romans 12:3-8, Paul introduces the Roman Christians to the importance of the gifts, using their gifts and gives a few examples of the gifts.
There is a difference between change and total transformation, every human wants to change but few people want to be completely transformed.
Romans 11 is a sneak peak into the great mystery – a mystery that has been unfolding from the beginning of the story of the Bible, that God would make room for us non-Jews.
The apostle’s earnest desire for the salvation of the Jews. (1-4) The difference between the righteousness of the law, and the righteousness of faith. (5-11) The Gentiles stand on a level with the Jews, in justification and salvation. (12-17) The Jews might know this from Old Testament prophecies. (18-21)
For too many years the Christian Church has tried to make God easy to understand and even easier to like.