Author Archives: Don Merritt

About Don Merritt

A long time teacher and writer, Don hopes to share his varied life's experiences in a different way with a Christian perspective.

The Wrath of God: Jews (2)

Romans 2:17-29 In these verses, Paul adds a new dimension to the ongoing tension between Gentile and Jew within the church and that new dimension is that being a “Jew” in the New Testament is something quite different that it … Continue reading

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A Roman Lesson

You might have noticed a couple of things that give us insight into God’s workings in our world. Two of these, I thought would make an interesting little discussion. The first of these is the fact that Paul employed a … Continue reading

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The Significance of Rome in Paul’s Day

Many commentators have asserted that since the end of the Second World War, New York City has been the world center of finance and culture, and while this can be argued, it is surely the media capital of much of … Continue reading

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The Wrath of God: Jews (1)

Romans 2:1-16 In the last part, I mentioned that we entered the first main section of Romans (1:18 – 3:20) and that this section is divided into 3 subsections, the first of which deals with the condition of the Gentiles. … Continue reading

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The Lord is my Shepherd- 3

You prepare a table before me     in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil;     my cup overflows. Surely your goodness and love will follow me     all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of … Continue reading

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For They Will Inherit the Earth

A person who is “meek” is often thought of as being resigned to their circumstances, even weak, but that really isn’t what is being described here. Those who are “meek” are those who understand that they are dependent upon God, … Continue reading

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TLP Inspiration: 1/25/20

The Lord is my Shepherd- 2 Even though I walk     through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil,     for you are with me; your rod and your staff,     they comfort me. Psalm 23:4 The Lord is my shepherd; He … Continue reading

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