Covered-up or Covered Sin

If you had a debt to pay and someone offered to “cover” it for you, what would you think? Or if you go out to eat and your friend tells you he or she has it “covered,” is that not a nice surprise? Being blessed by someone’s generosity is always a wonderful treat. That is the essence of grace.

Particularly in the case of a debt owed. When facing mounting debts, life can be difficult and the strain upon a family devastating to even the strongest relationships. The relief one feels knowing their debts are paid is liberating. Hopefully that person’s level of gratitude matches their sense of relief.

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Undoing My “Uns”

When studying Romans 1, the reader comes to the last thirteen verses of which are subtitled, “God’s Wrath on Unrighteousness.” If you don’t already have your Bible open to Romans 1, please do so now so you can follow the context. Many books and sermons are available on this passage, however recently one verse really stood out to me:

    “…Undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving, unmerciful…” (Romans 1:31)

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Undoing My “Uns”

When studying Romans 1, the reader comes to the last thirteen verses of which are subtitled, “God’s Wrath on Unrighteousness.” If you don’t already have your Bible open to Romans 1, please do so now so you can follow the context. Many books and sermons are available on this passage, however recently one verse really stood out to me:

    “…Undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving, unmerciful…” (Romans 1:31)

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