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Daily Devotional Luke 18:13-14 – Who does God show mercy to? – The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Part 2) – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 340

“But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.’ I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 31 – Commentary Romans 6:8-14) – October 25, 2018

  Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him.  For we know that since Christ was raised from the dead, he cannot die again; death no longer has mastery over him.  The death he died, he died to sin once for all; but the life he lives, he […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 29 – Commentary Romans 5:20 – 6:2 – October 19, 2018

  The law was added so that the trespass might increase.  But where sin increased, grace increased all the more, so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. What shall we say, then?  Shall we go on sinning so […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 28 – Commentary Romans 5:17-19 – October 17, 2018

    For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ? Consequently, just as the result of the one trespass was condemnation […]

Bible Study Devotional =Day 23 – Commentary Romans 4:23-25 – October 4, 2018

  The words “it was credited to him” were written not for him alone, but also for us, to whom God will credit righteousness, for us who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead.  He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification.  […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 21 – Commentary Romans 4:13-15 – October 1, 2018

It was not through law that Abraham and his offspring received the promise that he would be heir of the world, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.  For if those who live by law are heirs, faith has no value and the promise is worthless, because law brings wrath.  And where there is […]

Day 20 – Romans 4:9-12 – September 29, 2018

Is this blessedness only for the circumcised, or also for the uncircumcised?  We have been saying that Abraham’s faith was credited to him as righteousness.  Under what circumstances was it credited?  Was it after he was circumcised? No, it was before!  And he received circumcision as a sign and seal of the righteousness that he […]

Day 19 – Romans 4:4-8 – September 27, 2018

Now when a man works, his wages are not credited to him as a gift, but as an obligation.  However, to the man who does not work but trusts God, who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited as righteousness. Blessed are they whose offenses have been forgiven, and whose sins have been covered.  Blessed […]

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