Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Romans

The God of Abundant Gifts

ROMANS 5:12-17 – Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned— for sin indeed was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not counted where there is no law. Yet death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over those whose sinning…

We Desperately Need to be Revived

ROMANS 5:1-5: Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,4and endurance produces…

Tolerated Sins

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 you are…

Slaying Our Selfishness

ROMANS 11:36: For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.” I love the way Paul David Tripp describes the sin of selfishness. He calls it “our DNA” and he is right. We were born in sin, and as believers we will daily, even constantly, fight against the sin of selfishness. And to…