Romans 5-6: Justification and baptism.

January 18, 2014. Daily Reading: Romans 5-6. Background: Romans 3-4. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 5 1. Christian peace: Continuing on with his dialog of the differences between justification by faith and justification by works, Paul explains how the paradigm shift that the Jews needed would bring the peace of Christ. Under the idea that there…

Isaiah’s conclusion.

April 6, 2014. “I was ready to be sought by those who did not ask for me;     I was ready to be found by those who did not seek me. I said, “Here I am, here I am,”     to a nation that was not called by my name. I spread out my hands all the day     to…

The new self.

February 15, 2014. “If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God….