Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Romans

Expressing Our Love For Other Believers

ROMANS 1:11-12 – For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you— that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine. THEME OF THE DAY. EXPRESSING OUR LOVE FOR OTHER BELIEVERS. One of the astounding truths of salvation is that when God gave us new birth…

The Mystery Of God’s Sovereignty

ROMANS 8:28-30 – 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. And those whom he predestined he also…

How Is Your Appetite?

ROMANS 1:8-12 – First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world. For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you always in my prayers, asking that somehow by God’s will I may now at last…

The Purpose Of Salvation

ROMANS 6:12-14 – Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, to make you obey its passions. Do not present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness. For sin will have no dominion over you, since…

No Greater Motivator

ROMANS 5:8 – but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us THEME OF THE DAY. NO GREATER MOTIVATOR. There are four words in today’s scripture which serve as the greatest motivator to live a life well-pleasing to the Lord. Yes, that is a bold statement. Any use of the words “always”, “never”,…

When I Am Afraid (Part 11) The Fear of Death

In our continuing series “When I am Afraid”, we come to the point of facing what is the greatest fear in the human experience – the fear of death. It is part of original sin in all humans that occurred in the Garden of Eden and continues to this day. In this series, we hope to look to the Bible and its understanding of the certainty of death, the causes, the categories, the consequences, and the only way to conquered death – the Gospel of the Lord Jesus.