Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Romans

The Sure-Fire Way To Get Along

ROMANS 12:3-5 – For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the…

The Foundation For Christian Living

ROMANS 6:1-11 – What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? 2 By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? 3 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? 4 We were buried therefore with him by…

Everyone Is A Greeter

ROMANS 15:7 – Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. THEME OF THE DAY. EVERYONE IS A GREETER. Picture this scenario. What if people who visit our churches were to measure our friendliness, approachability, warmth of welcome, and Christ-like climate of our churches based exclusively on you and me? What would be the first impression…

Yes, Even Our Failures

ROMANS 8:28-29 – And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. THEME OF THE DAY. YES, EVEN OUR…

Defeating Our Greatest Foe

ROMANS 6:1-10 – What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death,…

Our Father In Heaven

ROMANS 8:14-17 – For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and…