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Romans

Romans 16:25-27

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 18, 2019 – Monday  Romans 16:25-27  NIV 25 Now to Him who is able to establish you in accordance with my gospel, the message I proclaim about Jesus Christ, in keeping with the revelation of the mystery hidden for long ages past,  26 but now revealed and made known through the prophetic writings by the command of the eternal God, so that all the Gentiles might come to…
Romans

Romans 16:17-19

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice November 15, 2019 – Friday Romans 16:17-19  NIV 17 I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them. 18 For such people are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By smooth talk and flattery they deceive the minds of naive people. 19 Everyone has…
Romans

Romans 15:17-19

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 14, 2019 – Thursday Romans 15:17-19  NIV 17 Therefore I glory in Christ Jesus in my service to God. 18 I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me in leading the Gentiles to obey God by what I have said and done— 19 by the power of signs and wonders, through the power of the Spirit of God. So from Jerusalem all…
Romans

Romans 11:30-32

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 13, 2019 – Wednesday Romans 11:30-32  NIV 30 Just as you who were at one time disobedient to God have now received mercy as a result of their disobedience, 31 so they too have now become disobedient in order that they too may now receive mercy as a result of God’s mercy to you. 32 For God has bound everyone over to disobedience so that He may have mercy…
Romans

Romans 10:21

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 12, 2019 – Tuesday Romans 10:21  NIV 21 But concerning Israel He says,“All day long I have held out My hands to a disobedient and obstinate people.” Comments The Pulpit Commentary quotes August Tholuk on this verse who remarked “If from this passage we once more look back upon the tenth and ninth chapters, it is manifest how little Paul ever designed to revert to a decretun…
Romans

Romans 6:15-18

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 11, 2019 – Monday Romans 6:15-18  NIV 15 What then? Shall we sin because we are not under the law but under grace? By no means!   16 Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey—whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness? 17 But thanks be…
Romans

Romans 5:18-19

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 07, 2019 – Thursday Romans 5:18-19  NIV 18 Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people. 19 For just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one man the many will be made righteous. Comments These are incredibly important…
Romans

Romans 2:25-27

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 06, 2019 – Wednesday Romans 2:25-27  NIV 25 Circumcision has value if you observe the law, but if you break the law, you have become as though you had not been circumcised. 26 So then, if those who are not circumcised keep the law’s requirements, will they not be regarded as though they were circumcised? 27 The one who is not circumcised physically and yet obeys the law will…
Romans

Romans 2:12-16

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 05, 2019 – Tuesday Romans 2:12-16  NIV 12 All who sin apart from the law will also perish apart from the law, and all who sin under the law will be judged by the law. 13 For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God’s sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous. 14 (Indeed, when Gentiles, who…
Romans

Romans 1:1-6

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 04, 2019 – Monday Romans 1:1-6  NIV 1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God— 2 the gospel He promised beforehand through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures 3 regarding His Son, who as to His earthly life was a descendant of David, 4 and who through the Spirit of holiness was appointed the Son of God in…
Acts

Acts 21:23-25

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 01, 2019 – Friday  Acts 21:23-25  NIV 23 –[S]o do what we tell you. There are four men with us who have made a vow.  24 Take these men, join in their purification rites and pay their expenses, so that they can have their heads shaved. Then everyone will know there is no truth in these reports about you, but that you yourself are living in obedience to…
Acts

Acts 16:4-5

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * October 31, 2019 – Thursday  Acts 16:4-5  NIV 4 As they traveled from town to town, they delivered the decisions reached by the apostles and elders in Jerusalem for the people to obey.    5 So the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers. Comments This occurred during Paul’s second missionary journey when he was traveling with Silas. The beginning of this chapter shows he…