Tag Archives: Romans 8:28

An Attitude of Gratitude

A woman had this simple but telling epitaph etched onto her husband’s tombstone—“He always appreciated.” One very important goal that we should have is to live our lives in appreciation for all that God has so graciously given us and … Continue reading

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Silver Lining

Laura Jackson suffered a heart attack this past July 1. Fortunately, something good came out of this event. Jackson said, “What we didn’t know was that the heart attack that almost took my life would be my saving grace.” An … Continue reading

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For Us

A prayer that a lady offered up in our adult Bible study at church last night made me stop and think. She asked God to help us understand what he wants for us. Usually we pray for God to tell … Continue reading

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Bigger Picture

One of the classic baseball television shots comes from the 1975 World Series, in which NBC captured Carlton Fisk, jumping up and down, waving his arms, trying to coax his hit to stay fair. It did—for a home run. The … Continue reading

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In All Things

Nobody likes kidney stones, right? It would be far better if you never had them, don’t you agree? A friend of mine might differ with you on that matter. He had some acute pain, so he went to the doctor … Continue reading

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Strong Faith

Mariano Rivera is the first player in the history of major league baseball to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by a unanimous vote. Rivera is considered the greatest closer of all time. He was the relief pitcher … Continue reading

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Unusual Thanks

There is an unusual monument in Enterprise, Alabama. It honors the Mexican boll weevil. In 1895, the boll weevil began to destroy the major crop of the region, cotton. In desperation to survive, the farmers had to diversify, and by … Continue reading

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It’s Still True

A Bible college professor and his wife were involved in a serious automobile accident. When he regained consciousness, the professor was on a stretcher, preparing to be loaded into an ambulance. He glanced a few yards away and saw a … Continue reading

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Groaning

“Groan” is a key word in Romans 8. We see that creation is groaning (v.22). The fall of mankind has even subjected the earth to the effects of sin. We also see that Christians groan (v.23). Even those who have … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

In 1945, Cliff Barrows and his fiancée, Billie, had scraped together enough money for a simple wedding and two train tickets to a city with a resort hotel. On arrival, however, they found the hotel shut down. Stranded in an … Continue reading

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