The struggle

14 For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin. 15 For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate. 16 But if I do the very thing I do not want to...

The Law is good?

7 What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, “You shall not covet.”8 But sin, taking opportunity through the...

If you love me…

7 Or do you not know, brethren (for I am speaking to those who know the law), that the law has jurisdiction over a person as long as he lives? 2 For the married woman is bound by law to her husband while he is living; but if her husband dies, she is released from the...

A beautifully complex simplicity.

“ For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23 One of the most oft quoted verses in scripture is Romans 6:23.  It is part of the famous “Roman’s Road”; it is plain, cut and dry, and incredibly simple. ...

How can any form of slavery result in freedom?

“19 I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh. For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in...