November 22, 2015
Romans 3:21-26 How God makes the guilty righteous, sets the slave free, and forgives the sinner. By the cross, God can lovingly do all this and still be right and holy.
November 15, 2015
Romans 3:21-26 From 1:18 to 3:20 Paul has painted the very dark picture showing how absolutely everyone is a sinner. The verdict is “guilty” for everyone without exception. All are under the wrath of God. “But now” God has revealed the Good News: God will count anyone righteous who trusts that Jesus died for their […]
November 8, 2015
Romans 3:9-20 All have sinned. When the evidence is presented, no one in the world can contest the verdict. God’s grace through the gospel of His Son is our only hope.
November 1, 2015
Romans 3:1-8 The Jewish people had the great privilege of receiving God’s Word and being guardians of the Scriptures. Sadly, many did not believe, but we cannot look to others for our view of God. God is righteous, faithful, and true, no matter what people think or do.
October 25, 2015
Romans 2:12-29 There is no special status that you can bring to God’s courtroom to earn a pardon from Him. It’s not being religious or mostly obedient, or claiming you just didn’t know. Everyone is guilty because everyone has sinned. What will matter on Judgment Day is whether or not you believed the gospel (2:16), […]
October 18, 2015
Romans 2:1-11 The kindness of God is meant to lead us to repentance. Rather than judging others for their sin that we think is worse than ours, we must recognize that each of us is a sinner accountable before God. God’s impartial judgment will fall on all who have hard hearts and persist in their […]
October 11, 2015
Romans 1:18-32 Paul gets very specific as to why we need the good news of salvation found in Christ. We need God’s righteousness through faith in Jesus because otherwise we are all unrighteousness. And God’s wrath is even now being revealed against our sin.
October 4, 2015
Romans 1:17 The Gospel reveals God’s righteousness as we see God judging our sins in Jesus and making us right with Him when we trust in Christ.
September 27, 2015
Romans 1:15-16 The good news of Christ’s saving work is so powerful that we too should be eager and unashamed to proclaim the gospel.
September 20, 2015
Romans 1:6-14 The riches of God’s mercies in the gospel should fill us up to overflowing in ministry to others.