Archive for December 2010

Agape Is, part 12

This next passage from Romans 13 is so wonderful, although sometimes it’s over-interpreted—more on this aspect in a minute or two. First the passage: Rom. 13:8 Keep out of debt and owe no man anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor [who practices loving others] has fulfilled the Law [relating [...]

Agape Is, part 11

Oh, Boy! Here comes a real hornet’s nest. The first part of Romans 13 seems a bit un-nerving unless it is read with Agape firmly in hand: Rom. 13:1 LET EVERY person be loyally subject to the governing (civil) authorities. For there is no authority except from God [by His permission, His sanction], and those [...]