Archive for November, 2009

true freedom

Today we get back into Romans

The text is from

Romans 6

What does true freedom from God mean in your life?


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In Finland the traditional advent reading is from Matthew 21:1-11. I add here as an extra bonus although we have just recently read through Matthew

The disciples went and did exactly what Jesus told them to do. They led the donkey and colt out, laid some of their clothes on them, and Jesus mounted. Nearly all the people in the crowd threw their garments down on the road, giving him a royal welcome. Others cut branches from the trees and threw them down as a welcome mat. Crowds went ahead and crowds followed, all of them calling out, “Hosanna to David’s son!” “Blessed is he who comes in God’s name!” “Hosanna in highest heaven!”

 Be blessed wherever you celebrate Advent Sunday today


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patience and a life-giving gift

Are the topics of today’s reading

Romans 5

Tomorrow we will have a day of grace – use it to catch up or consolidate reading through Romans. Sunday is a day of grace. We’ll continue with Romans 6 on Monday.

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trusting God


Romans 4

Is trusting God hard to do? Why?

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in the same sinking boat

Today let’s look at

Romans 3

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God is kind, not soft!

Romans 2

is the reading for today. What does it say to you. How does reading this impact your view of God

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getting into Romans

Today we’re going to start to work our way through Romans. One chapter a day (with Saturdays as a day of grace (catch up and consolidation) and Sundays as a day of rest

You can read

Romans 1 here

but remember it’s ok to use a different translation if you prefer.

Do share thoughts, views and questions in the comments.


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