The Roman Road Research Paper

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Life in the Spirit is a series of mountain top highs and low bottom valleys. Each pinnacle and grassy lowland have a purpose in our lives. Our daily walk can look like a heart monitor screen with ups and downs for others to observe. The flat line should not be the objective when measuring our lives with the adventurous opportunities to serve God and feel alive. If we did not experience the lows, how could we appreciate the highs?

What happens if we fall down and cannot get back up? Are we inclined to be an outcast for the remainder of our days? Who is going to help us recover? Will we find our nest of friends empty? What about our church socialites? Will they come to our rescue or will they facilitate our demise to a point
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“The Roman Road is a way of explaining the good news of salvation using verses from the Book of Romans. It is a simple yet powerful method of explaining why we need salvation, how God provided salvation, how we can receive salvation, and what are the results of salvation” (gotquestions.org). A true point of conversion can be verified in these verses. Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23, Romans 5:8, Romans 10:9, and Romans 10:13 are directional verses designed to introduce the person to Jesus Christ. The results of salvation can be gleaned from Romans 5:1, Romans 8:1, and Romans 8:38-39. “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:38-39). If none of the power players can separate us from the love of God, what can? Is our free will so powerful that we have the ability to pluck ourselves from the hand of God once we have become a true believer? Most denominations think it is a possibility. According to John 10:29, “For my Father has given them to me, and he is more powerful than anyone else. No one can snatch them from the Father's hand”. No adverse power can contend with the power of God, including your own feeble, divided mind. “Both Jesus and the Father have us firmly grasped in their hand. Who could possibly separate us from the grip of both the Father and the Son?” (gotquestions.org). We must return to the free, unearned gift of salvation to see that it is not from us, but to
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