12 1-2 So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Romans 5:5 Romans 5:3-5 MSG There’s more to come: We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, and how that patience in turn forges the tempered steel of virtue, keeping us alert for whatever God will do next. I should hope not! Keep on sinning so God can keep on forgiving? Romans 5:18 Salvation is available to all people who respond and place their personal trust in Christ. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. 2-7 The sacred writings contain preliminary reports by the prophets on God’s Son. I write this letter to all the believers in Rome, God’s friends. And that's not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at ... Read verse in The Message Bible The Message; Romans 5 Romans 5. Christ arrives right on time to make this happen. He didn't, and doesn't, wait for us to get ready. Developing Patience 1-2By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us—set us right with him, make us fit for him—we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. Romans 5:1-2 MSG By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us—set us right with him, make us fit for him—we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. If we’ve left the country where sin is sovereign, how can we still live in our old house there? And even if we hadn't been so weak, we wouldn't have known what to do anyway. 1 I, Paul, am a devoted slave of Jesus Christ on assignment, authorized as an apostle to proclaim God’s words and acts. Romans 5 Faith Brings Joy 1 Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace [ a ] with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us. Romans 5 By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us - set us right with him, make us fit for him - we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. And that’s not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. Romans 5:3-4 Romans 5:3-5-3-5 MSG There’s more to come: We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, and how that patience in turn forges the tempered steel … Romans 1 The Message (MSG). Romans 12 The Message (MSG) Place Your Life Before God. That is what happened in baptism. Romans 5:9 The “wrath of God,” with the definite article in Greek, anticipates the outpouring of God’s wrath on rebellious sinners in the tribulation period (cf Rev 6:16, 17). 6 1-3 So what do we do? Romans 5:14 Lit in the likeness of Adam’s transgression. The Message Romans 5:6. He presented himself for this sacrificial death when we were far too weak and rebellious to do anything to get ourselves ready. Romans 5. Or didn’t you realize we packed up and left there for good? MSG 1 By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us - set us right with him, make us fit for him - we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. Romans 6 The Message (MSG) When Death Becomes Life.