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Devotionary is a new podcast that is designed to make the Bible accessible and applicable to everyday life. It combines the inspiration of a daily devotional and the insights of a commentary, but in language that is easy-to-understand. We will be working our way through the entire Bible offering a chapter-by-chapter overview of each book. The goal is to give you a solid understanding of the Bible’s overarching and unified message of redemption. We hope you enjoy.

Mar 18, 2017

In today’s episode, we’ll be in Romans chapter 1, verses 1-17. Be sure to take time to read the passage sometime today. In it, Paul is going to introduce us to the Good News of Jesus Christ and emphasize his unwavering commitment to it. For Paul, the amazing thing about the good news, or the gospel, was its ability to make sinful men and women right with God. This is what set the gospel of Jesus Christ apart from all other religions. And it was all based on faith, not human effort or good works. Paul was anxious to visit his brothers and sisters in Rome, but had to be satisfied with writing them a letter. He would fill it with words of warning and encouragement, expressions of gratitude and exhortations to stay true to the gospel message they had received. But in these opening verses, Paul will remind his readers how the gospel, the good news of Jesus Christ, is able to make men right with God.