Romans

God is Good

By |June 10th, 2019|Categories: 1 Chronicles, Articles, Hebrews, James, Psalms, Romans, Series: Nature of God|Tags: |

O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting. (1 Chronicles 16:34) Where does one begin to declare the goodness of the Lord God? Can you imagine pure goodness, untainted by selfishness or evil in even the slightest degree? Can you imagine a God who is wholly good in all that He does, in His every plan and purpose, in every motivation of His heart, in every gift that [...]

There’s An App For That!

By |September 13th, 2014|Categories: 1 Kings, Hebrews, James, Matthew, Romans, Sermons|

app • application application • : an act of putting to use : a program (as a word processor or a spreadsheet) that performs one of the major tasks for which a computer is used : the act of fixing the mind; intenseness of thought; close study; attention : that part of the discourse, in which the principles before laid down and illustrated, are applied to practical uses – ♦ ♦ ♦ – Just for [...]

Forgiveness Part 2: Experiencing God’s Forgiveness Through Christ

By |August 6th, 2011|Categories: Colossians, Matthew, Psalms, Romans, Sermons|Tags: |

Continued from part one... As we continue to wrestle with the question of forgiveness, I want to take a look today at Psalm 51, written by King David. This is a man about whom God said, “I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after My heart, who will do all my will.” (Acts 13:22c) But David was far from faultless. Most of you will be familiar with the story of David and Bathsheba, [...]

The Doing Comes Out of the Being

By |May 29th, 2011|Categories: John, Romans, Sermons|Tags: , |

Jesus and His disciples were gathered in the Upper Room. The disciples were looking forward to sharing a traditional Passover meal with Jesus. Everything had been prepared. But this evening was not going to be what the disciples were expecting. What Jesus had in store for them would change their world forever. They first began to realize the evening would be unlike any other when Jesus–their Master and Lord–wrapped a towel around His waist and [...]

Whatever is Not From Faith

By |May 28th, 2011|Categories: Articles, Luke, Romans|Tags: , , |

In Romans chapter 14 (see also 1 Corinthians 8), Paul talks to the believers about their differing convictions. Because the meat they could purchase in the marketplace often had been sacrificed in pagan temples, some of the believers had chosen to avoid meat altogether and eat only vegetables. Others chose to eat the meat, knowing the many “gods” were not real gods and that there is only One True God and therefore meat is just meat. [...]

A Measure of Faith

By |January 29th, 2011|Categories: Articles, Hebrews, Matthew, Romans|Tags: , |

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1    Jesus talked a lot about faith. In fact, He frequently made comments like, “Your faith has made you well” when He healed someone, or “You of little faith…” when His disciples came to Him in fear or failure. When we talk about faith, we often use the word “faith” to refer to “my religious beliefs.” Sometimes we [...]