'Romans 8' Tagged Posts

'Romans 8' Tagged Posts

VICTORY!

On this final Sunday of the liturgical Church Year, our thoughts turn to Christ’s final appearing, to the arrival of the King of Kings, to the sweet comfort of which Paul wrote in Romans 8:  “So then, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”    What will happen to us in that moment when He returns?  Here is how St. Paul so elegantly puts it in 1…

“NO CONDEMNATION”

In Christ’s own description of the sheep and goats before His throne of judgment in today’s text, and in Paul’s words from our epistle lesson that “we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ,” we have the plain teaching of the Bible that we are accountable to God.   This is the terrifying preaching of the law.  God is utterly seriously about every word He says.…

“NO CONDEMNATION”

In Christ’s own description of the sheep and goats before His throne of judgment in Matthew 25, and in Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians 5 in which he says that “we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ,” we have the plain teaching of the Bible that we are accountable to God.   This is the terrifying preaching of the law.  God is utterly serious about every word…

VICTORY!

On this final Sunday of the liturgical Church Year, our thoughts turn to Christ’s final appearing, to the Day of His just judgment, to the sweet comfort of which Paul wrote in Romans 8:  “There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” What will happen to us in that moment when He returns?  Here how St. Paul so elegantly puts it in 1 Corinthians 15 (KJV):…