The issue Romans 14 concerns one of our favorite sports: How and when should Christians meddle in each other’s lives?
Thoughts on life after children fly the nest.
In Romans 13:8-14, Paul explains what it means to be able to live as people who are free to love one another and free of self-recrimination, guilt, uncertainty, or doubt. The passage speaks of freedom from debt and freedom from darkness.
Think about what you’d wish for if you had a genie. Think about what you pray for. How similar are they? As Christians, we often approach God in prayer as if He were a big blue genie. Contrast “prayer as wish-fulfillment” with the Apostle Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 1.
In Romans 13, Paul continues in his application of how we should live in light of the gospel. In this often-discussed and debated passage, he explains how to be good citizens: submission, fearlessness and conscience.