Gray Areas

 Therefore let us not pass judgment on one another any longer, but rather decide never to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother. Romans 14:13 In the last section Paul talked about not judging your brothers and sisters in Christ over doubtful things. Doubtful things are things that the scriptures are…

Be Convinced

5 One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. 6 The one who observes the day, observes it in honor of the Lord. The one who eats, eats in honor of the Lord, since he gives thanks to God, while the one who…

Not our place

As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. Roman 14:1 Romans chapter 14 is titled Do Not Pass Judgment on One Another. This chapter expresses a picture of the members of the church that was growing. We see all of it through the book of Acts…

Wake Up and Love

 “We may pay our taxes and be quiet. We may give respect and honor where they are due and have no further obligation. But we can never say, ‘I have done all the loving I need to do.’ Love then is a permanent obligation, a debt impossible to discharge.” Leon Morris Romans 13: 8 –…

Governing Authorities

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 2 Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. 3 For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but…

Let Love be Genuine

 We are continuing in Romans 12. Now that we know we are to be living sacrifice (Romans 12:1), in our right mind concerning how we think, (Romans 12:3) and the purpose is for how the body of Christ is to function in gifts and grace.(Romans 12:5-6) We can see what the outcome of this will…