The Will of God and the Means to Do It (Part 4)

“…for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good I do not find” (Rom. 7:18b).  In our last post (Part 3) we examined the wrong way believers sometimes go about trying to perform that which is good—human effort, vows, resolutions, a determination to self-reform, gritting our teeth, etc.—in a word, … Continue reading The Will of God and the Means to Do It (Part 4)

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The Paralytic (Mark 2)

Some notes and thoughts on the Lord's healing of the paralytic in Mark 2. 1 And again He entered Capernaum after some days, and it was heard that He was in the house.  2 Immediately many gathered together, so that there was no longer room to receive them, not even near the door. And He … Continue reading The Paralytic (Mark 2)

The Will of God and the Means to Do it (Part 3)

 “…for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good I do not find” (Rom. 7:18b).  In part 1 of this series we gave some general thoughts concerning the truth of this verse, and in part 2 we discussed the first half of the verse: the will or inner desire to … Continue reading The Will of God and the Means to Do it (Part 3)