Teachings tagged with ‘romans’

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Romans 9


The Bible says God is holy, righteous, and loving. However, there are Scriptures that make God seem unloving and unlovable, and Romans chapter 9 is one such section of Scripture. For example, Romans 9:11-13 seems to say that God loved Jacob and hated Esau before the two boys were even born. Then verse 18 says […]

Understanding the Book of Romans: Righteousness by Faith in Christ


The book of Romans is the great doctrinal treatise that forms the foundation of the Christian faith and clearly sets forth that salvation comes by faith in Jesus Christ. Many people are overburdened by sin because they erroneously think it puts their salvation in doubt. Christians who believe in Christ think that if they commit […]

Gifts of Grace (Romans 12)


God tells us that each of us should use whatever gift he or she has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace (1 Peter 4:10). Gaining a greater understanding of our personal gifts should help us to be more effective in administering God’s grace to the rest of the Body of Christ. Traditionally, much […]