From Pastor Perry

02/19/2015 Romans 10:5-13

Romans 10:5–13 (ESV)
The Message of Salvation to All
5 For Moses writes about the righteousness that is based on the law, that the person who does the commandments shall live by them. 6 But the righteousness based on faith says, “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’ ” (that is, to bring Christ down) 7 “or ‘Who will descend into the abyss?’ ” (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead). 8 But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); 9 because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. 11 For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.” 12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. 13 For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

There is so much to say in this paragraph that I’m not even going to try and touch it.  But think of John 3:16 when you read this passage: “For God so loved the world that he gave His only begotten Son, that who ever believes in shall not perish, but have eternal life.”  This passage is based on belief.  Today’s reading is based on the same concept.  Today’s reading states: “if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. 11 For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.”  The Scriptures are very clear that we are saved by believing.  If we believe, we will also confess with our mouth.  We just can’t help ourselves.

I pray: O Lord, I confess that I am a sinner and I repent of my sins.  I want to do better.  I also confess that I believe in you as my Lord and my Savior.  I also speak this prayer with my mouth that I believe in you.  Forgive me when I fall short and have mercy on me.  Thank you for your forgiveness.  Amen.

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