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God’s revelation to all men!

Scripture reading for June 14th:  Romans 1

Key Scriptures for over-comers:  Romans 1:18-20  “The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness, since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.  For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities–His eternal power and divine nature–have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.”  

Paul’s letter to the Romans is a revelation of the gospel message of righteousness that comes by faith in Jesus Christ. In these verses Paul clearly states that all men have had the opportunity to see and understand God’s eternal power and divine nature through God’s revelation though creation.  Even though men have this revelation from God, Himself, they suppress this truth in unrighteousness.  They purposely block out what God clearly has revealed.  This willful suppression brings an ongoing revelation of God’s wrath upon them because sin brings death!  This wrath is seen in God giving men over to their sinful desires.  This willful exchange of truth for a lie leads to immorality with ever-increasing depravity.

Observations for over-comers:  Over-comers realize that God has revealed Himself to all mankind through creation.  They call people to account with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, revealing the only way to righteousness–through faith!  “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands.  Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge.  There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard.  Their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world.”  (Psalm 19:1-4)

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