Month: November 2017

To Fight or Not? (1)

By Dan Lazich / November 25, 2017 / 0 Comments

Freedom of Choice or Choice of Freedom (1) Traditionally, Christians held the concept of “freedom of choice” as an inalienable right given to us by the Creator. The Bible, however, does not explicitly address the “freedom of choice,” or the “freedom to choose”; but, it frequently emphasizes the need for “choice of freedom.” Nevertheless, the…

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The Message in Romans (55)

By Dan Lazich / November 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Examples of misinterpretation of the Scriptures “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” Romans 15:4, NIV. Those who object to the gospel, as presented by the apostle Paul, employ simple and seemingly innocuous words, with…

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The Message in Romans (54)

By Dan Lazich / November 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

Avoid the misinterpretation of the Scriptures. “I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teachings you have learned. Keep away from them.” Romans 16:17, NIV. In Romans 15:1 – 13, and 16:17, Paul applies the principle, he defined in chapter…

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The Message in Romans (53)

By Dan Lazich / November 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

The responsibility of the believers continued.           “Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother’s way.” Romans 14:13, NIV. All Christians are brothers and sisters in Christ. Some, however, are “strong in faith” while some are “weak.” The weak,…

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