For your Sake !

Bible 4     “As it is written . . . . I have made thee a father of many nations, before Him Whom he (Abraham) believed . . . . even God (Elohim – the Mighty One), Who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not, as though they already were . . . !”   Romans 4:17

     This is the power which is brought to view in Romans 4:17. Now let us read on, that we may see the force of this language in this connection. Still speaking of Abraham, the apostle says: Who against hope believed in hope (with expectation, anticipation and confidence), that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be !
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The Power of God unto Salvation !

pilgrims progress 1For where sin abounds, grace doth much more abound !

     “By sin (doubt, fear & faithlessness) we have been severed from the Life of God. Our souls are palsied. Of ourselves we are no more capable of living a holy life than was the impotent man capable of walking. There are many who realize their helplessness, and who long for that spiritual Life which will bring them into harmony (close union, fellowship) with God; they are vainly striving to obtain it. In despair they cry, “O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from this body of death?” Romans 7:24

     “By sin (doubt, fear & faithlessness – Romans 14:23), we have been severed from the Life of God . . . !”
And this Life is in His Son !” I John 5:11-12 Continue reading