Here’s a Thought

Jim Cantelon invites you to start your day with a brief thought from the scriptures. He’s hoping it will catalyze an appetite for daily bible reading. Like his weekly commentary “Cantelon’s Casual Commentary” it is down to earth, approachable, and inspiring.

Read Romans 11

Key Verse: Romans 11:32 “For God has committed them all to disobedience, that He might have mercy on all.” The problem is exclusivism. I should know — I’m not only a Gentile but I also pastored a church in Jerusalem for seven years. Many Jews think they have the inside track to Heaven, and many Continue reading…

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Read Romans 9 & 10

Key Verse: Romans 9:15 “… I will have mercy on whomever I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whomever I will have compassion.” Chapters 9, 10, and 11 are some of the most controversial in all of Scripture. Controversial because there is explosive potential in interpreting some of what Paul says rather Continue reading…

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Read Romans 8

Key Verse: Romans 8:19 “For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God.” “Earth Day” is coming up soon. It is a day of laudable, idealism and provides an appropriate warning: we must assume, finally, our responsibility as stewards of our home planet. As novel as Earth Continue reading…

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Read Romans 7

Key Verse: Romans 7:25 “…So then, with the mind I myself serve the law of God, but with the flesh the law of sin.” Paul speaks for all of us when he cries, “What a wretched man I am!” His wretchedness springs out of what the Law of God exposes in his nature. Until the Continue reading…

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