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Not ashamed of the gospel

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"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes." That is what Paul said in Romans 1:16 when he was writing to the believers -- God's friends -- in Rome. He went on to say in verse 17, "For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”

I'm sure many of us understand what Paul was saying here -- that he was standing strong in his faith and he was encouraging others to do the same. Paul was resolute in what he believed and he wanted to encourage other believers to stand strong in their faith. We should and could be as bold and confident in our faith, as well. And we should not let any person, place, or thing come against that. God is too valuable. What God has done and will continue to do, is too great. Some will try to shake that faith, but don't give in and don't give up. That's also what Paul was conveying here. The Lord will direct our paths ok? We have absolutely no reason to be ashamed of the gospel. We have every reason to be just the opposite: unapologetic, blameless, proud to be in the kingdom and God, and guiltless. So, remember what thus says the Lord.
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