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Romans 9:18

Romans 9:18

Romans 9:18 – Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden. In this study, we will examine what it means for God to harden the hearts of people, bearing in mind its strong relation to mercy. Continue reading

Romans 7:15

Romans 7:15

Romans 7:15 – I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. In this study we will examine this verse part by part in order to simplify it and make it less confusing, while addressing briefly the issue of universal sin. Continue reading

Romans 12:9

Romans 12:9

Romans 12:9 – Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. In this study we will focus on examining the concept of the term ‘cling on to’, and how we can cling on to God’s words. Continue reading

Romans 3:23

Romans 3:23

Romans 3:23 – For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. In this study we will examine the sinful nature of men and how falling short of the glory of God doesn’t mean we cannot glorify the Lord. Continue reading

Romans 8:38

Romans 8:38

Romans 8:38 – For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers… In this study, we will analyse the individual components of this verse and examine how God’s love for us cannot be halted by anything, because it is simply too great to even be quantified. Continue reading

Romans 1:20

Romans 1:20

Romans 1:20 – For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities–his eternal power and divine nature–have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. In God’s creations since the beginning of time his power and divinity has been proven – we cannot be justified in refuting him. Continue reading

Romans 8:28

Romans 8:28

Romans 8:28 – And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. In this study we will examine this great verse of hope and promise – that everything that happens to us, good or bad, are part of God’s good purpose for us. Continue reading

Romans 5:5

Romans 5:5

Romans 5:5 – And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us. We have never have any reason to be ashamed of our Christian hope, because it is not based on us or our circumstances, but it is rooted in God’s love for us, which is constant and abundant. Continue reading

Romans 12:14

Romans 12:14

Romans 12:14 – Bless those who persecute you, bless and do not curse. Through a series of examples, we will examine the mentality of blessing your enemies. And attempt to, in brief, look at the reasons we should adopt this mentality too. Continue reading

Romans 12:15

Romans 12:15

Romans 12:15 – Rejoice with those who rejoice, mourn with those who mourn. As Paul urges the Roman Church to love one another, he sets high definitions of the expected love and in this study, we’ll look at how we can empathize for others genuinely as well. Continue reading

Romans 1:16

Romans 1:16

Romans 1:16 – I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. Are you ashamed of the gospel, of your faith, of the Lord? If you are, and even if you aren’t, this study examines this shame and how it can be deemed void in the face of our Lord. Continue reading