The same power that Jesus Christ exhibited is available to us if we live under the power of the Holy Spirit.
Come with me to the Shephelah region in Israel and specifically the valley of Elah to hear the sounds, smell the dust, feel the tension and experience the text as the author intended, under divine inspiration as David annihilates Goliath.
We can see Paul’s, Jesus’, saints’ and the gospel’s CREDENTIALS. We can also see Paul’s APOSTOLIC RELATIONSHIP with the Romans.
The gender and number of the Greek pronouns in this passage rule out the possibility of concluding that “faith” is the “gift” of God. The whole phrase, “saved by grace through faith” is the “gift” of God.
Mary’s worship pointed to the cross. How does the cross affect your worship? Why did Mary spend her entire savings on a person whom the nation’s leaders considered as “persona non grata?” Introduction Jerusalem was bursting with activity as the Passover, the most important festival in the Jewish calendar, was just six days away. In…