What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make known his power, has endured with much patience vessels of wrath prepared for destruction, in order to make known the riches of his glory for vessels of mercy, which he has prepared beforehand for glory— even us whom he has called, not from the … Continue reading We Need a New Covenant
Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be like the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or numbered. And in the place where it was said to them, “You are not my people,” it shall be said to them, “Childrenof the living God.” And the children of Judah and the children … Continue reading Children of the Living God
Originally posted March 18, 2020, at Women of Purpose. The recent weeks have been so fully-packed that I haven’t been able to get this final post written to wrap-up our study of Romans chapter 8. But now that I am self-isolating, and many of the things that occupied my time are now cancelled, I figure … Continue reading Romans 8:31-34, Who Can Be Against Us?
Originally posted January 16, 2020 at Women of Purpose. In the second class of our study of Romans chapter 8, we faced a near impossible task—have a discussion through the main points of Romans chapters 1 through 4, and keep it within the 2-hour time frame for our class. Our purpose for this and the … Continue reading Romans 1-4, in brief…
Originally posted December 7, 2019, at Women of Purpose. How can I summarize this study of the book of Hosea? We spent 12 weeks mining the treasures of this book, and I still feel like there’s so much that we didn’t tap, so much still just out of reach. We know that God is love. … Continue reading Hosea Summary and Conclusion
Originally posted November 22, 2019, at Women of Purpose. Oh, sisters, how refreshing it is to come at last to the final chapter of our study. Not because it means that our time is drawing to a close, no, but because we see in chapter 14 of Hosea a model of true, mindful, heartfelt repentance … Continue reading Final Appeal
Originally posted at Women of Purpose, September 6, 2019 Our Bible study class is digging into the book of Hosea this Fall, and while I am not writing as thorough a summary of each entire lesson, I am writing up brief summaries, trying to hit a high point or particular issue of doctrine covered each … Continue reading Hosea Overview
Originally posted January 26, 2018, at Women of Purpose. The post for lesson 12, part 1 ended not only mid-lesson, but also mid-sentence and mid-verse! In 1 Peter 3:18, Peter pivots from Christ’s substitutionary atonement on the cross to something else Christ has done—and the rest of the sentence, which goes through verse 20, has … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 12, Part 2