Righteousness Through Faith
But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known,
to which the Law and the Prophets testify.
This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe.
There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
and are justified freely by his grace
through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida – Cosiendo la vela (Sewing the Sail)
Do not commit adultery,
Do not murder,
Do not steal,
Do not covet,
and whatever other commandment there may be,
are summed up in this one rule:
Love your neighbour as yourself.
Love does no harm to its neighbour.
Therefore love is the fulfilment of the law.
Rafael G. Riancho – Faro de Mouro (link)
Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God!
How unsearchable his judgments,
and his paths beyond tracing out!
“Who has known the mind of the Lord?
Or who has been his counselor?”
“Who has ever given to God,
that God should repay them?”
For from him and through him and for him are all things.
To him be the glory forever!
If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?
Continue reading “Romans 8:31-39”
I am convinced that neither death nor life,
neither angels nor demons,
neither present nor the future,
nor powers, neither height nor depth,
nor anything else in all creation,
will be able to separate us
from the love of God that is ours
in Christ Jesus our Lord.