Romans 8 ends with the Apostle Paul’s glorious declaration of his confidence in Christ’s love. As Alistair Begg observes, such love doesn’t insulate believers from suffering and separation. Instead, we face life’s difficulties knowing that Jesus has overcome even death, and that nothing in all Creation can separate us from Him. It is not our fleeting emotion, but conscious dependence on the finished work of Christ, that enables us to live in the strength of His eternal love for us.
37No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 39nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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