Sermon Series
  • 1. Romans 5:12-17

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2009
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    Biblical Teaching and Application of Family/ "Federal Union" with Christ

    Intro. “Glass half full/ half empty/ not what I ordered?” - There are three important BIBLICAL concepts found in this text: I. Headship/family, 12-15 A. Argument in vv. 12-15 1.Sin entered the entire human race through Adam, at the fall, 12. 2.From the time right after Adam’s ...read more

  • 2. Romans 1:1-7

    Contributed on Oct 7, 2009
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    God’s calling is not that we "straighten up" and thus become holy. But rather that we actually become "holy ones."

    Outline for CBF AM April 26, 2009 Romans 1:1-7 Intro. A. What is the thrust of vv. 2-7? This is basically Paul’s greeting to the Romans. Still, his greeting is full of content! The main "content" of this greeting is sort of a parenthetical commentary on "the gospel of God," v. ...read more

  • 3. Romans 1:8-15

    Contributed on Oct 7, 2009
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    The gospel ought to be "delicious" to the child of God. None of us ever stops needing to hear it, nor share it with others!

    Outline for CBF AM May 3, 2009 Romans 1:8-15 Intro. Review & learning of the the gospel ought to be like eating. - The gospel is for everyone! I. Those, already in the family of God need to hear it, know it and review it, for their own good! 8-11 -Besides salvation (16-17) what ...read more

  • 4. Sorry, Mr. Goody Two Shoes!

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2009
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    Legalism is "Any attempt to gain or maintain the favor of God based upon what I do." Paul gives us four reasons to let go of the false hope of "fixing" our own lives, in order that God accept us.

    Outline for CBF June 14, 2009 AM Romans 2:1-16 "Sorry Mr. Goody Two-Shoes!" Intro. Tell story of a boy when he ratted on his sister for not having her eyes closed when we were saying grace. - Definition of legalism: "Any attempt to gain or maintain the favor of God based upon what I ...read more

  • 5. Romans 1:18-32

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2009
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    The main point of this text (vv. 18-32) is that Paul was eager to preach the gospel (to those who were in Rome) because of the hopelessly determined disposition of mankind, to ignore God. We need to know that God reacts very strongly against those who sup

    Message for CBF AM June 7, 2009 Intro. Two Questions to address 1. How does the natural man respond to the knowledge of God? 2. How does God respond to Man’s rebellion? I. How does the natural man respond to the knowledge of God? A. Natural man is ungodly, 18. (explain ...read more

  • 6. Romans 2:17-29

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2009
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    There are several spiritual "games" which we play,legalistically, in an attempt to justify ourselves (look better, even before God). But only an internal, true change, counts before God.

    Outline for CBF AM June 28, 2009 Intro. 2:1-16 -- the error of self-justification by performance comparison with other people. 2:17-29 -- the error of self-justification by other minor externals *** Errors I. Confidence in religious posturing, 17-20 - This includes: A. Religious ...read more

  • 7. Romans 3:9-20

    Contributed on Nov 29, 2009
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    Religious or non-religious, all men are in the same predicament before God. The law (rules) doesn’t fix the problem. It SHOWS us the problem and points us to Christ, the only solution.

    Outline for CBF July 26, 2009 Intro: Give illustration of three men, all condemned for different kinds of murder (one kills someone in a fit of rage, one hires an assassin to kill his wife; another, having been involved in gangs, bumps off some of his competitors) All three, being on death ...read more

  • 8. Romans 3:21-31

    Contributed on Dec 24, 2009
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    God’s grace, through Jesus Christ, by no means cheapens His righteous holy requirements. Rather, it shows just how demanding He is! There is NO HOPE for anyone fulfilling those requirements apart from Jesus. So, through Jesus and the Law, God has leveled

    Outline for CBF August 2, 2009 Intro. I. Through Jesus the Father shows that His righteousness is in a class by itself! 22-23 A. It’s not just a “greater righteousness: it is “the only righteousness!” (take v. 21 together with vv. 19 & 20.) TS. God’s righteousness is greater! Paul, ...read more

  • 9. Romans 3:21-31

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2010
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    God’s righteousness is completely unique. It cannot really be compared to man’s righteousness, since man’s isn’t righteousness at all. We need GOD’S righteousness! God’s righteousness in Jesus is so wonderful! Through Jesus we see just how extremely d

    Outline for CBF August 2, 2009 Intro. I. Through Jesus the Father shows that His righteousness is in a class by itself! 22-23 A. It’s not just a “greater righteousness: it is “the only righteousness!” (take v. 21 together with vv. 19 & 20.) TS. God’s righteousness is greater! Paul, ...read more

  • 10. Romans 4:1-12

    Contributed on Jan 4, 2010
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    This text deals with the basic truth that, all through the history of the world, anyone who has ever been made right with God, has been justified by faith, not works. The beauty of this is that it opens up opportunity for ANYONE to be made right before Go

    Outline for CBF AM 8/9/09 Intro. Give example of two people in an argument, both confronted by an intermediary. What will both likely say? "But I...." 1. Review what justification means. (give example of justifying oneself) 2. What does it mean to seek justification through works? 3. ...read more

  • 11. Romans 3:1-8

    Contributed on Feb 7, 2010
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    Man's reasoning and God's don't match up very well. Sinners, even very religious sinners, easily find fault with God, in how He deals with sin and righteousness. Our only hope for "making sense of it all" is to BELIEVE and accept EVERYTHING He says, rathe

    Intro. I. God's faithfulness doesn't depend upon our own, 1-4. A. Stated in v. 3. B. Applied in v. 4. 1. If God says something, that's it! He'll do it! TS. Thinking of the Jews: 2.Even if you are somehow involved in His promises, you cannot thwart Him! 4 - Examples: a. God's ...read more

  • 12. Romans 4:13-22

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2010
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    Scripture speaks of two diametrically opposed principles for living, and for approaching God. The one is faith, and the other is works. It is all too easy to assume that we are walking by faith, when in fact, we are living by works (legalism). In this tex

    Outline for CBF August 16, 2009 Intro. What kind of faith do you have? What kind of faith would you like to have?! Proposition: A right relationship with God ... I. Comes not by Works but rather by Faith, 4:13-17 A. The example of Abraham (mentioned previously) 13. B. Works (law) and ...read more