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Good Life Journal - Romans 10

Scripture: Romans 10:21 But concerning Israel he says, "All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and obstinate people. Observation: This letter is for Israel but it applies to the church today. Zeal can be a good thing, if it is directed toward the right thing. The Israelites were zealous of the wrong things for the wrong reasons. Disobedient people turn ...

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Good Life Journal - Romans 9

Scripture: Romans 9 Vs 6But it is not as though the word of God has failed. Vs 8... it is not the children of the flesh who are the children of God, but the children of the promise are counted as offspring. Vs 18So then (God) has mercy on whomever He wills, and He hardens whomever He wills. Vs 19You will say to me then, "Why does He still find fault? For who can resis...

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Good Life Journal - Romans 8

Scripture: Rom. 8:38-39 38For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers,39nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Observation: Paul has addressed talked about the reality that the flesh and the spirit ...

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Good Life Journal - Romans 7

Scripture: "For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want but I do the very thing I hate... (for) I know that nothing good dwells in me (that is-in my flesh). For I have the desire to do what is right but not the ability to carry it out. (for) I do not do the good I want but the evil I do not want is what I keep on doing.So I find it to be a law tha...

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Good Life Journal - Romans 6

Scripture: Romans 5:16-18 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin which leads to death, or obedience , which leads to righteousness? But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committ...

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Good Life Journal - Romans 5

Scripture : Romans 5:1 - Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Observation : Romans chapter five speaks to the peace and hope that the believer has because of Christ. As a result of the gospel Christians are justified and as a result no longer have to live in fear or in need of chasing satisfaction from...

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Good Life Journal - Romans 4

Scripture: "What then shall we say was gained by Abraham?...If Abraham was justified by works (then) he has something to boast about BUT not before God. For what does the Scripture say?-"Abraham believed God and it was counted to him as righteousness."Now to the one who works his wages are not counted as a gift but as his due....to the one who does not work but believes i...

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Good Life Journal - Romans 3

Scripture: Romans 3:21-23 But now apart from the law the righteousness of Godhas been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify.This righteousness is given through faithin Jesus Christto all who believe.There is no difference between Jew and Gentile,for all have sinnedand fall short of the glory of God Observation: Paul just finishes telling us how sorry ev...

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Good Life Journal - Romans 2

Romans 2 Scripture: Vs 2 We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. Vs 3 Do you suppose, O manyou who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourselfthat you will escape the judgment of God? Vs 4 Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to ...

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Good Life Journal - Romans 1

Scripture: Romans 1:24-2524Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, 25because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen. Observation: Paul desires to see the brother and sisters in Rome. He wants ...

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