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Romans 13:1

Romans 13:1

We sometimes feel that we are surrounded by evil leaders who seem to have an anti-God agenda and we find it difficult to understand why. Sometimes we can be tempted to wonder if God has lost the plot, as we see evil men triumphing, while the children of God are in the midst of distress, and we wonder if Satan is winning. NEVER!! Whether it was the cities of Babylon, Rome, Greece or the nation into which we ourselves have been born, God is in control, read more...

Romans 13:8

Romans 13:8

The more the book of Romans unfolds, the greater our understanding of the amazing grace that God has demonstrated towards us – in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us, so that we might become sons of God, and joint heirs with Christ – for He Who knew no sin was made to be sin on our behalf; so that in Him, we might become the righteousness of God.

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Romans 13:11

Romans 13:11

What a lovely picture of the weary soul, rousing-up to meet morning's freshness, as the first-flush of the sunlight's golden beauty pierces the morning curtain, drawing us back into consciousness, that day has arrived, and we must wake-up from our slumber and make ready for the duties of the day. What a meaningful metaphor that we are moving nearer to the end of this life's dark night, where we will throw off this tent of flesh and be clothed in our new, read more...

Romans 13:12

Romans 13:12

We are living in difficult and evil times, but that should not prevent us from doing what it right. We are called to live our lives and share the good news of the gospel in spirit and truth. We are not to allow the world to squeeze us into its mould, but are to serve one another, in love - through our spiritual giftings, and by the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit.

As children of God we have an obligation to live as children read more...

Romans 13:13

Romans 13:13

In each of his church epistles Paul pays much attention to instructing believers in our personal consecration, our reasonable service, our spiritual giftings and our relationship with our brothers and sisters in Christ. He also pays close attention to our personal conduct, our service to unbelievers, our responsibilities towards the government and those in authority, and the manner in which we should act towards the world in general.

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Romans 13:14

Romans 13:14

In the Christian life we are commanded to be honest; to be respectful to others; to conduct ourselves with integrity and to love our neighbour as we love ourselves, for love is the fulfilment of God's perfect Law. And although we are in the world and need to abide by the regulations of the established authorities and appointed governments, (which, we are reminded were instituted by God Himself), we are also to remember that our citizenship is in heaven, read more...