Sermon Series
  • 1. How Low Can You Go?

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2006
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    We tend to bypass vices list; we don’t like dwelling on negatives, & we don’t think these apply to us.

    Romans 1:24-32 We tend to bypass vices list; we don’t like dwelling on negatives, & we don’t think these apply to us. “Therefore,” because they exchanged God’s glory for something else? Ex 34:14; Eze 39:25. 1) “God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity.” • “So that;” the ...read more

  • 2. Your Condemn Yourself

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2006
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    Looking at the list of sins in chapter 1, we feel pretty good about ourselves, don’t we? We’re not at all like that, are we? Those are bad people, aren’t they? But what is this we read in Romans 2?

    Romans 2:1-11 Looking at the list of sins in chapter 1, we feel pretty good about ourselves, don’t we? We’re not at all like that, are we? Those are bad people, aren’t they? But what is this we read in Romans 2? 1) When you judge another, you condemn yourself. • The judgement of God rightly ...read more

  • 3. Is That Your Problem?

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2006
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    We are all sinners, & God treats us like sinners; now, doesn’t that comfort your heart & give your peace?

    Romans 2:11-17 God has no preferential treatment for one person over another. Acts 10:34-35; We are all sinners, & God treats us like sinners. Now, doesn’t that comfort your heart & give your peace? 1) The Law is what comdemns us all. • "The Law" means the Law of God, the Law of Moses, the Ten ...read more

  • 4. How Can You Say That?

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2006
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    God’s wrath is a doctrine often rejected; wrath does not match our concept of a loving God; God’s wrath is “an OT idea,” not compatible with grace & mercy; OT yes, but mostly in the NT.

    Romans 1:24-32 God’s wrath is a doctrine often rejected. Wrath does not match our concept of a loving God. God’s wrath is “an OT idea,” not compatible with grace & mercy. OT yes, but mostly in the NT. 1) The subjects of God’s wrath. • Let’s define “God’s wrath.” - Not a quick, hot rage that ...read more

  • 5. But I'm So Religious

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2006
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    Because this starts with “Jews” you may think this isn’t about you; think instead, “religious,” you’re a good Baptist, Catholic, or even a Jew; this passage is for people confident in their faith.

    Romans 2:17-29 Because this starts with “Jews” you may think this isn’t about you. Think instead, “religious.” You’re a good Baptist, Catholic, or even a Jew. This passage is for people confident in their faith. 1) The reason for your confidence is are good. vv. 17-20. • You have the Law, you ...read more

  • 6. How Bad Is The Bad News?

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2006
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    When we hear bad news piled on, we ask, “How bad can this get?”

    Romans 3:9-20 When we hear bad news piled on, we ask, “How bad can this get?” We have hammered at sin. There is no relief this week. It is not my purpose to give you false hope, or build self-esteem. 1) “All are under sin.” V.9 • The Bible makes no exceptions, everyone is a sinner. You may ...read more

  • 7. Good News!*

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2006
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    We want to be told the truth, but sometimes that is not pleasant, occasionally it is bad news; this good news is better than the bad was bad.

    Romans 3:21-31 We want to be told the truth, but sometimes that is not pleasant, occasionally it is bad news. Last weeks message was all bad news. As bad as that was, this good news is better than the bad was bad. 1) But Now! Romans 3:21 • Modern calendars reflect the fact that Christ divided ...read more

  • 8. The Evidence Of Faith

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2006
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    What is the evidence for faith? Abraham was justified by faith & not by works; here is the logic of this.

    Romans 4:1-15 1) Jews are proud of their heritage in Abraham. • They have something to be proud of! I can only trace my family history a little way, but I am proud of my father & grandfather. But my pride says nothing about their worth before God. • In point of fact, no one can be proud before ...read more

  • 9. Resurrection Power

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2006
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    Chapter 4 vv. 1-8 contrasted faith & works; vv. 9-17 contrasted law & grace; now in vv. 16-25 we see the contrast of life & death.

    Romans 4:16-25 Children have a can do attitude: "I can do it my own self!" We chuckle at them. 1) Abraham & Sarah were as good as dead. • If ever there were 2 people with one foot in the grave, and the other on a bannana peel it’s Abraham and Sarah. He 100, she 90. No children, though they ...read more

  • 10. Justification's Results

    Contributed on Sep 21, 2006
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    Justification: to count or show someone as if righteous; reckon, credit, account, judge, treat, or look on as righteous. It doesn’t mean to make a man righteous. Justified, we’re still sinners.

    Romans 5:1-5 Justification: to count or show someone as righteous; reckon, credit, account, judge, treat, or look on as righteous. It doesn’t mean to make a man righteous. Justified, we’re still sinners. 1) Review: Paul established that justifcation is by faith. • Justification is not earned, ...read more

  • 11. Assurance Of Salvation

    Contributed on Sep 21, 2006
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    How do we know for sure that we are really, genuinely, saved? Many things are blamed on God, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, plagues, famines. How do we know that God will keep His word?

    Romans 5:6-11 1) Our condition before being saved was that we were helpless. • We were “without strength”: weak, sick, feeble, and powerless. We were spiritually worthless & unable to help ourselves. We were like helpless, weak, sick & dying babies. Our condition was desperate. • “For my life ...read more

  • 12. Assurance Of Salvation

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2006
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    How do we know for sure that we are really, genuinely, saved? Many things are blamed on God, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, plagues, famines. How do we know that God will keep His word?

    Romans 5:6-11 1)Our condition before being saved was that we were helpless. • We were “without strength”: weak, sick, feeble, and powerless. We were spiritually worthless & unable to help ourselves. Our condition was desperate. • “For my life is spent with GRIEF, and my years with SIGHING: my ...read more