Sermon Series
  • 1. Paul's Role In The Church Of Rome

    Contributed on Jun 14, 2020

    Paul had never been there before but knew several people and wanted to share the good news.

    Romans 1:1 “Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God which He promised before through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures.” Paul is writing to the Roman church and his purpose in writing is both to introduce himself and also, to teach them some more

  • 2. Our Calling As Believers

    Contributed on Jun 14, 2020

    The three fold call of every believer

    Turn in your Bibles to Romans 1:7 and while you’re doing that I’ll tell you a story. A group of 30-year-old friends got together for a reunion and were discussing where they should go for dinner. Somebody suggested that they meet at the Glowing Embers Restaurant because the wait staff there is more

  • 3. Paul's Desire Was To Encourage Not Discourage

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2020
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    His desire was to encourage people he had never met before.

    A kindergarten teacher gave her class a "show and tell" assignment of bringing something to represent their religion. The first boy got in front of the class and said, "My name is Benjamin and I am Jewish and this is the Star of David." The second one was a girl and when she more

  • 4. A Radical Preacher

    Contributed on Jul 1, 2020

    Paul held nothing back when it came to living for and witnessing for Jesus.

    A radical preacher Romans 1:13-17 13 Now I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that I often planned to come to you (but was hindered until now), that I might have some fruit among you also, just as among the other Gentiles. 14 I am a debtor both to Greeks more

  • 5. The Price Of Sin Is More Sin

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2020

    God's judgement is sure but His forgiveness is just as sure.

    The price of sin is more sin Romans 1:18-32 “18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, 19 because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has more

  • 6. Excuses Are Like Elbows, Everyone’s Got Two

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2020
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    Paul is addressing the Jews in chapter two but he's addressing all of us.

    Excuses are like elbows, everyone’s got two Romans 2:1-11 You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the more

  • 7. What To Do About The Law?

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2020

    How are we believers to relate to the law today?

    What to do about the law? Romans 2:12-16 11“For there is no partiality with God. 12 For as many as have sinned without law will also perish without law, and as many as have sinned in the law will be judged by the law 13 (for not the hearers of the law are more

  • 8. The Fight Over Circumcision

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2020

    Paul explains that salvation is not the result of works.

    The fight over circumcision Romans 2:25-29 In 1995, a man by the name of McArthur Wheeler walked into two Pittsburgh banks and robbed them in broad daylight and made no visible attempt at disguising himself. He was arrested later that night, less than an hour more

  • 9. The Nature Of Sin

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2020

    Paul is progressing in his description of the sin of both Jews and Gentiles

    The nature of sin Romans 3:1-18 An old man got his wallet stolen while on a bus. When he realized, he started warning everyone: "Whoever stole my wallet better give it back or I’m warning you that what happened in 1983 is going to be more

  • 10. There’s The Right Way And The Other Way

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2020

    Paul is pushing us all up against what we believe and how we live.

    There’s the right way and the other way Romans 3:19-31 This story was told by Napoleon to spark patriotism among his men. Once, while visiting a province he came upon an old soldier in full uniform who had one sleeve hanging empty and he proudly wore the more

  • 11. The Testimony Of Two Giants

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2020

    Paul draws on the two men most Jews would look to as examples of their faith.

    The testimony of two giants Romans 3:27-4:8 There were three children bragging about their fathers: the first one said, “My dad’s so smart he can talk for one hour on any subject.” The second one said, “My dad’s so smart he can talk for two hours on any subject.” more

  • 12. Saved By Faith Or Lost In Unbelief?

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2020

    Paul is hammering home the fact that salvation is not of works but by belief.

    Saved by faith or lost in unbelief? Romans 4:9-25 There were three guys discussing their obituaries and one asked, “What would you like people to say at your funeral?” One of his friends thought for minute and said, "I’d like them to say ‘He more

  • 13. The Purpose Of The Daily Grind

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2020
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    Sometimes life doesn't make sense but God has a reason and purpose for everything.

    The purpose of the daily grind Romans 5:1-5 “Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 And more

  • 14. Weak And Useless

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2021

    Paul is emphasizing how each of us are unqualified and disqualified when it comes to the issue of salvation.

    Spurgeon told a story about an artist in the years before photography who wanted to paint a picture of part of the city where he lived. For historic purposes, the artist wanted to include certain characters who were well known in the town. There was one well-known street sweeper who was always more

  • 15. Sin's Beginning And It's Cost

    Contributed on Apr 19, 2021

    Paul is reminding us of the simplicity as well as the necessity of the gospel.

    Sin’s beginning and it’s cost I heard about a Christian cowboy who lost his New Testament while he was mending fences out on the range. Three weeks later, a bear walked up to him carrying the New Testament in its mouth. The cowboy more