Personal Studies Of The New Testament Essay

1017 Words Jul 14th, 2015 5 Pages
I have yet again come to learn a very valuable lesson from my personal studies of the New Testament. In Romans, Paul is talking to the Saints that are struggling in Rome at the time. Hence the Epistle to the Romans. Anyway. In Chapter 5 Paul is peaking on the manner of Christ being our savior, and how we are justified through His blood. But he says something that I have heard my whole life. And it struck me that this is the origin of it. Paul says this, "By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God." So first we must have faith and hope, it 's by how we stand and also how we glorify God. Continuing on he says, "And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us." (Romans 5:2-5)

How amazing is that, we are to glory in tribulations because, they give us experience. And that through these experiences, we are able to understand and learn patience. And it makes a full circle. Because we are patient, we can have hope and with hope we can love and trust in God. That 's simple amazing. It is coupled with the scripture out of 1 Corinthians 10:13 ' "There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with…

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