Governed by Righteousness

Governed by Righteousness

Governed by Righteousness Paul writes these words in Romans 6:20, For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness. (Rom. 6:20 ESV) Verse twenty opens with the word “for” and introduces the grounds for the imperative in versenineteen. The rest...
Happy Thanksgiving, Beloved!

Happy Thanksgiving, Beloved!

Happy Thanksgiving, Beloved!   God, through Paul, calls us to joy in Phil. 4:4. We certainly want to rejoice in what the Lord has done for us and through us at Rod and Staff Ministries. God has been so very kind and faithful throughout our 25-year history. God...
Do Not Let Sin Reign in Your Life

Do Not Let Sin Reign in Your Life

Do Not Let Sin Reign in Your Life Paul writes these words in Romans 6:12-13,   Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, to make you obey its passions. Do not present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as...
In Christ, we have died to sin

In Christ, we have died to sin

In Christ, we have died to sin In Romans 6:8-11 we find these words,   Now if we have died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him. We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him. For...