Romans 7

Jon Snow And Romans Seven

BY BROR ERICKSON

George R.R. Martin is famous for not allowing us much hope in his characters. The heroes all die. Some storytellers are incensed for the way he plays with the hopes of his readers. He certainly hasn't set out to tell the conventional story, where good wins and evil loses, though we all keep hoping good wins out.

Jon Snow And Romans Seven

It Gets Better Than You Ever Hoped

BY BONNIE PETROSCHUK

As I was reading Romans 7 today, I was reminded of a pivotal scene in one of my favorite movies, As Good As it Gets.  The main character, Melvin Udall, played by Jack Nicholson, is beginning to experience the hope that things can be different for him.  This feeling is new and provokes fear.

It Gets Better Than You Ever Hoped

Freedom in Death

BY RYAN COUCH

What is the role of the law in the life of the Christian? Is the Christian under the law? If I am free from the law why doesn’t it feel like it? I wrote this story to help answer these questions and illustrate the above words of Paul from Romans 7.

Freedom in Death

In Our Time of Need

BY BONNIE PETROSCHUK

Have you ever grown despondent from trying so hard to stop behaving in certain destructive ways, but always failing? Have you ever cried out in despair, “What is wrong with me?” Our fallen human condition has made all of us subject to passions beyond our control.

In Our Time of Need