Nothing! Absolutely Nothing! will Separate Us…

I am fully convinced that there is absolutely nothing, absolutely nothing will ever, ever separate us from the love of God … thank You Jesus!

The Isaiah 53:5 Project

images.jpg35 Who will separate us from the love of the Messiah? Trouble? Hardship? Persecution? Hunger? Poverty? Danger? War? 36 As the Tanakh puts it, “For your sake we are being put to death all day long, we are considered sheep to be slaughtered.”

37 No, in all these things we are super conquerors, through the one who has loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor other heavenly rulers, neither what exists nor what is coming, 39 neither powers above nor powers below, nor any other created thing will be able to separate us from the love of God which comes to us through the Messiah Yeshua, our Lord (Psalm 44:23, Romans 8:35-39, JCB).

Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

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God will! make! A Way

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22 As time passed, Saul’s confidence grew stronger and stronger, so much so that he debated with the Jews of Damascus and made an irrefutable case that Jesus is, in fact, God’s Anointed, the Liberating King.

23 They didn’t like being confounded like this; so after several days, the Jews plotted to assassinate Saul.

24 But he learned of the plot. He knew they were keeping the city gates under constant surveillance, so they could follow and kill him when he left.

25 To save Saul, the disciples came up with a plan of their own. During the night, they put Saul in a basket and lowered him by ropes from an opening in the wall of the city rather than passing through the gates. Their plan worked, 26 and he returned to Jerusalem.

He tried to join the disciples there, but they didn’t think he was sincere.

27 Only one person accepted Saul as a genuine disciple, Barnabas, who became Saul’s advocate to the apostles. He told the whole story of what happened in Damascus, from Saul’s vision and message from the Lord to his transformation into a confident proclaimer of the name of Jesus.

28 Finally they accepted Saul and gave him access to their community, and he continued to speak confidently in the name of the Lord.

29 He dialogued—and argued—with a group of Greek-speaking Jews. That didn’t go well either, because soon they were plotting to kill him also.

30 His fellow believers helped him escape by bringing him to Caesarea and sending him to his hometown, Tarsus.

The Voice (VOICE)

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Fact | Jesus IS the Son of God

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20 Then he (Saul) went into the very synagogues he had intended to purge, proclaiming,

Saul: Jesus is God’s Son!

21 Obviously this amazed everybody, and the buzz spread.

The People: Isn’t he the man who caused so much trouble in Jerusalem for everyone identified with Jesus? Didn’t he come here to arrest followers of Jesus and bring them in chains to the religious authorities? Now he’s switched sides and is preaching Jesus?

22 As time passed, Saul’s confidence grew stronger and stronger, so much so that he debated with the Jews of Damascus and made an irrefutable case that Jesus is, in fact, God’s Anointed, the Liberating King.

The Voice (VOICE)

The Voice Bible Copyright © 2012 Thomas Nelson, Inc. The Voice™ translation © 2012 Ecclesia Bible Society All rights reserved.