Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Aug 30, 2017
In Romans 12:9-21, Paul gives us an overwhelming list of 30 encouragments. However, they can be slimmed down to just two overarching themes: self-sacrificial love and overcome evil with good. We also see how these things point us to Jesus.
Our text from Romans this morning is quite challenging. Paul writes to encourage God’s people to live in their in the calling, but his words are overwhelming to us. “Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil. Hold fast to what is good. Love one another…be fervent in spirit…rejoice in hope, be