Devotional Series : The Road to Union


The Road to Union

Traveling Down the Road to Union


Though The Road to Union devotional series has now ended, your exploration of the unsearchable riches available in Christ can continue! The mystery of Christ and the new creation is an adventure we will be on as long as we … Continue reading

The Road to Union

#39 No Condemnation for Those IN Christ


Romans 8:1 AMPC Therefore, [there is] now no condemnation (no adjudging guilty of wrong) for those who are in Christ Jesus, who live [and] walk not after the dictates of the flesh, but after the dictates of the Spirit. There … Continue reading

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#38 Only the Spirit of Life


Romans 8:2 ESV For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. There is another reason that believers don’t enjoy the new creation. It is because they grasp … Continue reading

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#37 Keeping the Old Self


Romans 8:2 NASB For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. Many will never enter the freeing experience of life IN Christ. It is available … Continue reading

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#36 Only in Christ


Romans 8:2 NASB For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. Or it could read: The law of the Spirit of life has set you … Continue reading

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#35 There Is Now No Condemnation


Romans 8:1 NASB Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For many years I missed the key word that is the entrance to all grace, all truth, all liberty. I read around that little … Continue reading

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#34 Thanksgiving for Christ!


Colossians 2:2-3 AMPC …that mystic secret of God, [which is] Christ (the Anointed One). In Him all the treasures of [divine] wisdom (comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God) and [all the riches of spiritual] knowledge and enlightenment … Continue reading

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#33 ALL is Solved IN Christ


John 14:30 NASB “…the ruler of the world is coming, and he has nothing in Me” 1. God does not solve our failures one by one. He is not going to gradually ‘change’ you or slowly ‘transform’ you. He has … Continue reading

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#32 Free of “ME”


Romans 7:24-25a AMPC O unhappy and pitiable and wretched man that I am! Who will release and deliver me from the shackles of this body of death? O thank God! [He will!] through Jesus Christ (the Anointed One) Our Lord! There … Continue reading

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#31 Counting is Possessing


Romans 6:11 NIV …COUNT yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. The word translated as “COUNT, CONSIDER and RECKON” is a mathematical word. The NIV translates it accurately as ‘count.’ The only exact science – the … Continue reading

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#30 Death is Past


Romans 6:11 NKJV: Likewise, you also RECKON yourselves dead to sin… ESV: So also you must CONSIDER yourselves dead to sin… AMP: Even so CONSIDER yourselves also dead to sin and your relation to it broken… NIV: In the same … Continue reading

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#29 The Grave is a FACT


Romans 6:6-7 AMPC We know that our old (unrenewed) self was nailed to the cross with Him in order that [our] body [which is the instrument] of sin might be made ineffective and inactive for evil, that we might no … Continue reading

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#28 Free of All Bondage


Romans 7:4 & 6 NASB Therefore my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead… But now … Continue reading

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#27 Prisoner of Two Laws


Romans 7:25b NIV So then, I myself in my mind am a slave to God’s law, but in my sinful nature a slave to the Law of sin. Paul’s prison of self is worse than any of his trials. The … Continue reading

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#26 The Reality of the Crisis


Reading Romans 7 in NASB: …the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good. …the Law is spiritual… There is a dilemma to the unsaved person: the need of a Savior. But there is also a … Continue reading

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#25 Another Law Within Us All


Reading Romans 7 (AMP): 22 For I endorse and delight in the Law of God in my inmost self (with my new nature). 23 But I discern in my bodily members (in the sensitive appetites and wills of the flesh) … Continue reading

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#24 The Law Written on the Heart


Romans 7:22 NASB For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man… A law is something that is always in operation. Being a LAW, it is binding and in force at all times. A law rules. … Continue reading

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#23 The Law is Spiritual


Reading Romans 7 NASB: 12 So then, the Law is holy and the commandment is holy and righteous and good. 14 For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of flesh sold into bondage to sin. 15 … Continue reading

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#22 The Law and Sin


Romans 7:11 AMPC For sin, seizing the opportunity and getting a hold on me [by taking its incentive] from the commandment, beguiled and entrapped and cheated me, and using it [as a weapon], killed me. Only when you are born … Continue reading

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#21 Spiritual Integrity


Romans 7:19 AMPC For I fail to practice the good deeds I desire to do, but the evil deeds that I do not desire to do are what I am [ever] doing. This dilemma Paul describes is not a failure … Continue reading