In Romans 8:31 the Apostle Paul asks two interesting questions, "What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against? Paul is asking the Roman Believers how do they respond to what he has said up to this point in this letter. What do they think about his doctrine? What will they say?
Paul has given the Roman Believers enough information for them to know without a doubt that God is for them. The Christians in Rome were experiencing heavy persecution from Jewish religious leaders and especially the Roman government. However Paul stated with great assurance and confidence, "If God be for us, who can be against us?
What about the twenty-first century Believers? What shall we say to these things? When trouble comes, what shall we say? What shall we say in the midst of confusion, disappoint and rejection? What shall we say to the devil when he tries to fill our mind with doubt? We will lift up our voices with the Apostle Paul and declare, "If God be for us, who can be against us?