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Romans 1:19-20 – No Excuse Pt. II

For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. 1,535 more words

Devotion

A BETTER STORY

It can be relaxing/fun/entertaining to get lost in a good story. One of the most compelling proofs for truth of the Bible is that it is a cohesive story of God’s redemptive work in human history. 255 more words

Encouragement

Book Review: Sean Freyne, The Jesus Movement

Freyne, Sean. The Jesus Movement and Its Expansion: Meaning and Mission. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2014. 495 pp. Pb; $35.00.  Link to Eerdmans

Sean Freyne was the Emeritus Professor of Theology in Trinity College (Dublin) until his death in August of 2013. 1,632 more words

Paul

"Ils sont fous ces Romains", (They are crazy, those Romans!)

The Roman Empire was probably one of the most powerful and civilized empire of its time. These are the people who discovered that humans could actually clean themselves by taking a bath (I shudder to think of our hygienic state before this discovery!) , came up with the sewerage system, floor heating, fine art, tasteful dinnerware as well as an organized form of governance. 649 more words

Romans 11:1-10 The remnant - the true ministers of grace

1 I say then, God has not rejected His people, has He? May it never be! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. 1,678 more words

Romans

The Peskiness of Paul's Body Metaphor

Alyce McKenzie, in her weekly post at Edgy Exegesis, points out that Paul must have chosen the image of the Church as a body very intentionally.   514 more words

Church Life

Via Roma!

Breezing through Rome.

Ancient Romans were Egyptophiles, and they frequently brought pieces of Egypt back to the capital. This obelisk, in the Piazza dell Popolo, dates back to Moses’ time. 65 more words

Travel