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Through the Bible in One Year

Day 279 Romans 13:8-10 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in […]

Verse of the Day 10-6-22

Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. Colossians 3:16 “The word of Christ” (i.e., Scripture, God’s written Word) must be continually read, studied and meditated upon. (Mediation […]

Through the Bible in One Year

Day 278 Romans 13:1-7 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves. […]

Verse of the Day 10-5-22

Who is a God like you,who pardons sin and forgives the transgressionof the remnant of his inheritance?You do not stay angry foreverbut delight to show mercy.You will again have compassion on us;you will tread our sins underfootand hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea.You will be faithful to Jacob,and show love to […]

Through the Bible in One Year

Day 277 Romans 12:9-21 Paul continues with the very practical consequences of loving one another, which seems logical but still requires a renewing of the mind (v. 2) and, therefore, instruction from the apostles.  He commends zeal in verse 11, but this is zeal that accords with knowledge (10:2).  Paul shows he knows Jesus’ teaching […]

Verse of the Day 10-4-22

For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. Matthew 6:14 The Greek term “aphiemi,” which means “forgive,” is found in various forms in the New Testament (over 140 times). It sometimes means “to let go,” “to leave behind,” “to dismiss” and even “to cancel a […]

Through the Bible in One Year

Day 276 Romans 12:3-8 Paul opens chapter 12 with a call for us to offer our bodies as living sacrifices to God.  And now for the rest of chapter 12 Paul is going to give us brief, but still detailed explanation of how we are to offer our bodies as living sacrifices.  The first way […]

Verse of the Day 10-3-22

Then Hannah prayed and said:“My heart rejoices in the LORD;in the LORD my horn is lifted high.My mouth boasts over my enemies,for I delight in your deliverance.“There is no one holy like the LORD;there is no one besides you;there is no Rock like our God.“Do not keep talking so proudlyor let your mouth speak such […]

Through the Bible in One Year

Day 275 Romans 12:1-2 Romans 1-11, in a sense, is an exposition of doctrine.  Paul is explicit in Romans 12:1 that he is now moving into application of this teaching.  He covers a wide range of practical issues, including the use of spiritual gifts (ch. 12), the status of ruling authorities (ch. 13), and the […]

Verse of the Day 10-2-22

“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. But […]