Sermon Series

  • 1. 1. Romans, Part 1

    Contributed on Jan 10, 2011
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    Paul’s incredible letter to the church in Rome begins with an explanation of who he is, and an encouragement that he desires to visit and work alongside them.

    Romans, Part 1 Romans 1:1-13 Introduction - Paul is writing this letter to the church in Rome, to the believers living there - Paul is writing this letter in about AD 57 - At this time he is actually in Corinth (in Greece), teaching the church there - He is writing because he desires to ...read more

  • 2. 2. Romans, Part 2

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2011
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    Paul encourages the church by declaring he is "... not ashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ". Would Christians today be so bold to make the same declaration?

    Romans, Part 2 Romans 1:14-17 Introduction - Previously, we discussed Paul being a servant to Christ … as we must be - We examined that the GRACE provided by Christ is the key to church mission - IMP APP: The only way to overcome is through Christ; this book strengthens - If we will ...read more

  • 3. 3. Romans, Part 3

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2011
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    Paul writes to reveal to the believers in Rome the wrath of God, and to show us that all around we have evidence of God’s authority, if only we would look at creation and behold the Creator.

    Romans, Part 3 Romans 1:18-25 Introduction - Continuing on our study of Romans, we see Paul’s writings to the church - This letter is to the church in Rome, consisting of Jews and Gentiles - It is an encouragement, a constitution of HOW to live for Christ - Today, in 2011, we would be ...read more

  • 4. 4. Romans, Part 4

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2011
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    Concluding Chapter 1, we see how man's rebellion against God has the Lord handing us over to a depraved a wicked mind. This revelation demonstrates the bottom line of man's depravity and why we desperately NEEDED a Savior.

    Romans, Part 4 Romans 1:24-32 Introduction - Continuing on our study of Romans, we see Paul’s writings to the church - This letter is to the church in Rome, consisting of Jews and Gentiles - It is an encouragement, a constitution of HOW to live for Christ - Today, in 2011, we would ...read more

  • 5. 5. Romans, Part 5

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2011
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    What is the standard that we judge people by? What do we think is "good and bad"? This message examines that it doesn’t matter; all that matters is living by God’s standards and following Christ!

    Romans, Part 5 Romans 2:1-16 Introduction - Previously, we discussed the importance of understanding Paul’s writing - He was writing to the church in Rome to encourage, and to educate them - This letter is given to the believer who is interested in growing in Christ - It is not a rebuke, ...read more

  • 6. 6. Romans, Part 6

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2011
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    Paul continues to address the church by dismissing the very traditional of circumcision; stating the importance coming from Deut 30:6 that declares it is our hearts that must be changed, not just our physical bodies!

    Romans, Part 6 Romans 2:17-29 Introduction - This letter is given to the believer who is interested in growing in Christ - It is not a rebuke, but an education from Paul who is living in Christ - He is encouraging the church to grow; to seek; and to obey God’s will - Religion is ...read more

  • 7. 7. Romans, Part 7

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2011
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    Chapter 3 opens with Paul answering some very important questions that may have been asked by the Jews reading Chapter 2. In these questions, we see our own responsibility to not only be persons who receive the Word, but be willing to share it with other

    Romans, Part 7 Romans 3:1-8 Introduction - Between chapters 1 and 2, there have been some very interesting thoughts posed - Paul talks about the willfully ignorant, the self-righteous, and the super religious - It is in these chapters that he lays the foundation for why we needed a ...read more

  • 8. 8. Romans, Part 8

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2011
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    Chapter 3 continues with Paul identifying that we ALL are going to be accountable to God, and the Law was given to us to point out how far we have fallen and have been corrupted by sin.

    Romans, Part 8 Romans 3:9-20 Introduction - Paul begins Chapter 3 by answering questions for those reading his letter - His clarification of advantages in people is important for us to examine - Mainly because we have to learn from it and adapt it to our lives - The humbleness that Christ ...read more

  • 9. 9. Romans, Part 9

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2011
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    Paul's proclamation that all have sinned must be a battle cry in the believer's life. We must each take this as an encouragement to constantly spread Jesus Christ to a world that is in desperate need.

    Note: Halfway through this message, a video was shown advertising for No Greater Love's Men's Ministry trip to New Orleans, LA. This video can be found on the main NGL website: http://www.nogreaterlove.org Romans, Part 9 (NGL Ministry Trip Invitation) Romans 3:21-24 Introduction - Last ...read more

  • 10. 10. Romans, Part 10

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2011
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    Paul demonstrates that God's justice is clear, and because of God's just nature he writes that our faith in Christ is what allows us to fulfill the Law. Apart from accepting the salvation offered by Jesus through God's grace, we can never fulfill the Law

    Romans, Part 10 Romans 3:25-31 Introduction - This morning we saw a challenge issued to men to be willing to serve God totally - We heard about the need to go and tell, explaining that it because of Rom 3:23 - All have sinned, and there are none righteous who can escape God’s ...read more

  • 11. 11. Romans, Part 11

    Contributed on Feb 2, 2011
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    Justification by faith is not a New Testament concept, but something demonstrated throughout the entire Bible. Abraham was justified by faith because when God called, he believed and obeyed. Today we are justified by the shed blood of Jesus Christ, but

    Romans, Part 11 Romans 4:1-8 Introduction - Last week, we examined the justice of God by discussing His holiness - It is through God’s GRACE that we are set free; and not of ourselves/works - This is why Paul’s letter to the church in Rome is so encouraging - It stands as a ...read more

  • 12. 12. Romans, Part 14

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2011
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    Paul begins Chapter 5 with an affirmation of our being justified by faith through Jesus; and that even in the trials we are to persevere because it produces Christ-like hope within us.

    Romans, Part 14 Romans 5:1-5 Introduction - Eph 2:8-9, “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.” - We “hope against hope” and receive eternal ...read more

  • 13. 13. Romans, Part 15

    Contributed on Feb 14, 2011
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    Very rarely will one sinner be willing to die another; but even with all of our imperfections and rebellion against God, Jesus Christ willingly gave His life for everyone.

    Romans, Part 15 Romans 5:5-8 Introduction - Access to God is something that mankind has not had since the Garden - In Romans 1:18-32 we saw God’s wrath and what He is capable of bringing - But through the sacrifice of Jesus we now have access to God’s love and mercy - Ephesians 2:18, ...read more

  • 14. 14. Romans, Part 16

    Contributed on Feb 14, 2011
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    Paul takes several verses to compare and contrast Jesus with Adam in the hopes that we would understand that the actions of one man led us to death; but the actions of The One (Jesus) leads us to life.

    Romans, Part 16 Romans 5:9-21 Introduction - If we read the Bible, we see example after example of God’s love for us - But, why does He love us so? Are we not full of sin, rage, anger, and malice? - Do we not disobey at every turn and adopt the “if it feels good do it” ...read more

  • 15. 15. Romans, Part 17

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2011
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    We are no longer in charge to the bonds this world has on us. You can be freed, if you’d only turn away from the sin and flee to Christ.

    Romans, Part 17 Romans 6:1-7 Introduction - Continuing on in Chapter 6, we encounter specific instructions for our lives - Paul begins to outline the way we should live; expounding on Rom 5:20-21 - It is in these principles … we (Gentiles) should pay very close attention too - Read ...read more

  • 16. 16. Romans, Part 18

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2011
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    It is only because of who Jesus is that we are able to stand justified before God through the identification we have in Christ. We are under GRACE, and so sin shall no longer be our master!

    Romans, Part 18 Romans 6:8-14 Introduction - We are no longer in charge to the bonds this world has on us - Gal 2:20 says, “I have been crucified with Christ, and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me ...read more

  • 17. 17. Romans, Part 19

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2011
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    Understanding the role of God in our lives is critical. We are called to be slaves to Him, to His power, and to His authority. It is when we try to take charge that we get into the difficulties of life.

    Romans, Part 19 Romans 6:15-23 Introduction - We are no longer under the bonds this world wants to place on us Gal 2:20 says, “I have been crucified with Christ, and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God who loved ...read more

  • 18. 18. Romans, Part 20

    Contributed on Feb 25, 2011
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    Romans 7 gives us a unique insight into human beings. Using very simple terms such as marriage, Paul addresses the fact that our loyalty must be to Christ, for nothing else lasts forever.

    Romans, Part 20 Romans 7:1-6 Introduction - Romans 6:23 recap … - The pleasure and profit of sin do not deserve to be called fruit - Sinners are ones who continuously repeat the same negative actions. - Shame came into the world with sin, and is still the certain effect of it linger ...read more

  • 19. 19. Romans, Part 21

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2011
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    Paul continues to describe the the Gentile that we are in a battle, a battle against sin and a battle to bring as many as we can to Jesus Christ. We must control our minds and become slaves to Christ in everything that we experience in life.

    Romans, Part 21 Romans 7:7-25 Introduction - Romans 7:4 – key point of bearing fruit … - Paul reminds us that we are to die to what used to control us - That is, to put off the things of this world and focus only on Kingdom issues - All that separates us from living a life ...read more

  • 20. 20. Romans, Part 22

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2011
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    There is no condemnation in those who live for Jesus Christ, but this freedom He provides is not a license to live lives riddled with sin.

    Romans, Part 22 Romans 8:1-9 Introduction - Paul taught very clearly about identifying and battling sin; it was his mission - He understood that we must know our enemy, and be able to stand against him - He also understood that you and I were once bound by sin; but are no more - Before ...read more

  • 21. 21. Romans, Part 23

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2011
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    Since there is no condemnation in Christ, believers can feel proud to be called sons and daughters of God and be willing to witness for Jesus without fear.

    Romans, Part 23 Romans 8:10-15 Introduction - No condemnation has been placed upon anyone who is in Christ -- Brings strength for the tasks ahead -- Allows us to be comforted because God is in control -- The sins of the past are gone, provided we will confess them - Christ was the ...read more

  • 22. 22. Romans, Part 24

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2011
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    Paul's encouragement to the Gentiles in Rome continues with his explaining that there is nothing we could ever go through in this life that will compare to the Glory of Jesus which is revealed in us.

    Romans, Part 24 Romans 8:16-22 Introduction - Christ was the only way God could reconcile us to Himself - The Law (shedding of blood) had to be fulfilled for mankind to be forgiven -- Hebrews 9:22, “In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood and without ...read more

  • 23. 23. Romans, Part 25

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2011
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    The hope that God provides brings salvation to all, if only we will live a life that is directed by the Holy Spirit and submits to the will of God. (Ref: Romans 8:23-27)

    Romans, Part 25 Romans 8:23-27 Introduction - The Law (shedding of blood) had to be fulfilled for mankind to be forgiven -- Hebrews 9:22, “In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.” - It ...read more

  • 24. 24. Romans, Part 26

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2011
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    The most critical point in Christian growth is understanding that we must have a total love for God, and from that love we would be obedient to do His work in every aspect of our lives.

    Romans, Part 26 Romans 8:28-30 Introduction - Mission of our church: To connect people with Jesus Christ - How? By loving God and especially by loving our neighbor - The most critical point in Christian growth is understanding love for God; first! - If we have no love for Him, then ...read more

  • 25. 25. Romans, Part 27

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2011
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    Concluding Chapter 8 Paul discusses HOW believers can witness for Christ; simply by being obedient and willing to take a stand for Jesus.

    Romans, Part 27 Romans 8:31-39 Introduction - Living for God is a command that we each must follow, totally, and completely - It is not open for debate, and is something we must know that we can do it - Tonight, we are going to conclude Chapter 8 and talk about the “HOW” - ...read more

  • 26. 26. Romans, Part 28

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2011
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    Paul's words and encouragement are based upon the solid foundation that God is just, and God is the provider of grace.

    Romans, Part 28 Romans 9:1-15 Introduction - Concluding chapter 8 what we saw was a rally cry for all believers -- Living for God is a command that we each must follow, totally, and completely -- It is not open for debate, and is something we must know that we can do it - Tonight we ...read more

  • 27. 27. Romans, Part 29

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2011
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    Paul writes to the Jews in the church in Rome to describe for them the incredible acts God has already performed to bring His creation into a right relationship with Him.

    Romans, Part 29 Romans 9:16-29 Introduction - Concluding chapter 8 what we saw was a rally cry for all believers -- Living for God is a command that we each must follow, totally, and completely - Wednesday night we discussed Paul’s position as a Disciple, but also a Jew - We ...read more

  • 28. 28. Romans, Part 30

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2011
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    Even though Israel disbelieved that Jesus was the Messiah, they are still God's chosen people and we must align with them.

    Romans, Part 30 Romans 9:30-33 Introduction - V18 – “Therefore (because of all of this), God has mercy on whom he wants” - APP: What’s the primary application? God is faithful to His promises!! -- He is not a God who plays let’s make a deal, nor is it a ...read more

  • 29. 29. Romans, Part 31

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2011
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    Paul continues writing to the Jews in Rome with an encouragement that in his desire is that Israel would be saved through their understanding that Jesus fulfilled the Law of Moses.

    Romans, Part 31 Romans 10:1-9 Introduction - Chapter 9 Recap … -- Paul desires to help his fellow countrymen; to be by their side -- Israel is God’s chosen people; they always shall be no matter what -- We are part of the remnant because we have heard the truth and ...read more

  • 30. 30. Romans, Part 32

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2011
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    Testifying to what Christ has done in our lives is not optional ... it is the POWER of the Holy Spirit unleashed through us to introduce others to Him.

    Romans, Part 32 Romans 10:10-15 Introduction - Often the Law is referred to as being “abolished” by Jesus – but that’s not true - Jesus came as the fulfillment of the Law, which is opposite removal of it -- Matthew 5:17, “Do not think that I have come to ...read more