Sermon Series
  • 1. Knowing Your Place

    Contributed on Jan 4, 2009

    Paul the Apostle knew who he was (and was not) and his job in the kingdom. It’s his passion for his job that led him to write to a group of people he’d never met, in order to introduce himself and the theology of grace to them. It encourages us to know ou

  • 2. Man Is Basically Good

    Contributed on Jan 18, 2009
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    Thought that might get your attention. The debate about the goodness of man rages, as does the arguments for the existence of God. Paul takes on both in this very hard hitting section.

  • 3. Judgment

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2009
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    Many people have a hard time understanding or accepting the idea of God as a judge. We learn about judgment and the nature of God in this section. The news actually is good!

  • 4. Justification

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2009
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    How do you know if your good is good enough? What do you compare your goodness with to know? Get answers to these questions as Paul bursts some "human" bubbles.

  • 5. Humanity's Greatest Folly - God's Great Gift

    Contributed on Feb 8, 2009
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    Do you know what are human’s three great faults? It leads us to know why we can never reach God ourselves. But we also see in chapter three how God does what we cannot.

  • 6. The Audacity Of Simple Faith

    Contributed on Feb 15, 2009
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    Abraham didn’t have much to go on - God’s promise. But what Abraham did, when he did it, and through what agency speaks volumes to the Jew and Gentile alike how to have trust in a God you cannot see.

  • 7. The War Is Over!

    Contributed on Feb 23, 2009
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    You may not have even known you were God’s enemy. You started the war, but you couldn’t end it, only God could. And how He did it and what He did for you will blow you away!

  • 8. A New Race

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2009
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    All that Adam did by his willful disobedience to God’s command - infecting the human race with sin and the resulting death - Jesus undid by one sacrifice. Learn about the new race He created and how you can be a part of it.

  • 9. Addicted To God

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2009
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    So what’s your addiction? We all have one or another. As a pre-Christian you might have several in fact. How’s that working out for you? I know it sounds funny, but trusting in Jesus actually leads to addiction-but a really really good one!

  • 10. Addicted To God

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2009

    So what’s your addiction? We all have one or another. As a pre-Christian you might have several in fact. How’s that working out for you? I know it sounds funny, but trusting in Jesus actually leads to addiction-but a really really good one!

  • 11. The Battle Of The Flesh

    Contributed on Mar 15, 2009
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    One of the most underrated struggles we have as Christians is that between the Spirit of God in us and the flesh trying to pull us back into ways that are not like God. If you experience that dissonance between what you want to be like and what you are li

  • 12. Abba

    Contributed on Mar 22, 2009
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    Do you discouraged and even condemned by your failure to live up to God’s standards? Then you need to hear the encouraging words from Paul about your real position, your real relationship, your real destiny, and your real ability to not only overcome evil

  • 13. Change Management

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2009
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    Many of us have a hard time managing change. But God is the change management expert of all time. He uses a special secret to help bring about change that is just awesome and answers some basic problems we have with living life here.

  • 14. Fear Of Failure

    Contributed on Apr 7, 2009
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    Ever feel discouraged that life is too much? Fear of failure is common, but God has a secret weapon to deploy on your behalf!

  • 15. Entitlement Mentality

    Contributed on Apr 19, 2009
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    Humans by nature feel a sense of entitlement, that by our very existence we are owed something - and that includes by God. Romans 9 is controversial in that it totally blows the entitlement mentality out of the water, but also surprising when we learn of

  • 16. The Word Speaks Louder Than Actions

    Contributed on Apr 26, 2009
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    Has God really rejected Israel forever? It’s a touchy subject, but one Paul deals with strongly in these chapters. If God has not cast them away forever, then how do they, and us, reach God? By the Word.

  • 17. The Living Sacrifice

    Contributed on May 4, 2009
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    Are you being impressed upon by the outside, or motivated by an inward change in character? That’s at the heart of these first very important verses of Romans 12.

  • 18. Finding Your Place

    Contributed on May 10, 2009

    How do you get a sense of well being, identity and purpose? Is it by how you feel inside and how you compare to others outside? Paul gives us some wonderful advice on how to deal with this as a member of the body of Christ.

  • 19. Show Or Show Off?

    Contributed on May 25, 2009
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    Many times when we think of God using us and us using spiritual gifts we think of some pretty impressive stuff - miracles, prophecy, healings and the like. But Paul gives us some great instruction about the color of the ways God uses us.

  • 20. Living Life Upside Down

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2009
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    One of the hardest things we as Christians have to deal with is people who don’t like us and who do bad things to us. We think we know how to react but Paul turns life upside down as he gives us the real way to overcome our enemies.

  • 21. Love Your Government Neighbor

    Contributed on Jun 14, 2009

    As Christians many believe government is an evil that should be avoided or opposed. Paul encourages us to be a redemptive force for the gospel by actually getting along with governmental authorities.

  • 22. Loving Your Rights Or Your Right To Love

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2009
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    What distractions keep you from being an effective witness for Jesus Christ? One of the chief distractions is focusing on the minor differences between us, instead of building each other up in love. Paul takes this topic head-on in Romans 14.

  • 23. Loving Your Rights Or Your Right To Love Part 2

    Contributed on Jun 28, 2009

    We continue to look at how the Lord desires us to live in the war zone of this age - compliant with government as long as it doesn’t force us to violate God’s Word and loving to others who are not as far along as we in their walk with God.

  • 24. Be Encouraged!

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2009
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    Paul’s final theological words to the Romans hold a lot of weight. But in some ways Paul says to ’lighten up!’ when it comes to dealing with people who are different than us in the body of Christ.

  • 25. Making Connections

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2009
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    For some, Paul’s greetings at the end of Romans might seem boring and not relevant. To the contrary, Paul’s connections with other believers offers us a rich tapestry of life and service in the 1st century church.