"In today’s reading, in Romans chapter 8 verses 1 to 39 Paul outlines seven new assurances accompanying salvation. These include our new position with God through being ‘in Christ’, our new guest - the Holy Spirit that now lives within us, our new hope of the glory to come, and our new destiny – to become like God’s son." (New Zealand's Rhema Radio)
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?Nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ. Nothing!
... For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
What would it be like if I believed this? I mean really believed it. A belief that changes my disposition, my character, my thoughts, my actions. Living life - "loved." Not a love that fails, or comes and goes, but a love that NOTHING can effect or change. What would life be like?
Living loved ...
I am working through the E100 Bible Reading Challenge again. You can learn more about my journey and read the other posts completed so far at this link. I encourage you to stop back soon to read another passage.
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