Sermons on Romans

Sermons on Romans

Romans 15 God-glorifying Harmony

Introduction The Strong and the Weak In Romans 14, Paul introduces two groups of believers: the “strong” and the “weak”. Dave did an excellent job of discussing these two categories last week.  The weak were converts from Judaism who were still stuck in either the Jewish food & festival laws and customs, and/or converts from Paganism who were still stuck with superstitions of their various cults about foods and holy days.  The strong were converts from either camp who realized…

Romans 15 God-glorifying Harmony

Introduction The Strong and the Weak In Romans 14, Paul introduces two groups of believers: the “strong” and the “weak”. Dave did an excellent job of discussing these two categories last week.  The weak were converts from Judaism who were still stuck in either the Jewish food & festival laws and customs, and/or converts from Paganism who were still stuck with superstitions of their various cults about foods and holy days.  The strong were converts from either camp who realized…

God and Government

Based on the Book of Romans, what should a Christian’s response be to government? Why did God institute government

Romans 12 Part 2: Godlike

"Godlike." Romans 12:9-21 – Matt Heerema Romans 12:1 (ESV) I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. THE MERCIES OF GOD (ROMANS 1-11) The first eleven chapters of Romans points out the human condition. We were created by God to be His children, to bring Him Glory by being who He created us to be: worshipers, image bearers, messengers…

The Rock of Offense

Introduction Reformation Sunday [Sola Gratia, Sola Fide] Review Romans 9:19-23 Isaiah 29:13-16 And the Lord said:  “Because this people draw near with their mouth  and honor me with their lips,  while their hearts are far from me,  and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,  therefore, behold, I will again  do wonderful things with this people,  with wonder upon wonder;  and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish,  and the discernment of their discerning men shall…

The Justice and Mercy of God

I hope you were able to catch Dave’s sermon last week. If you missed it, I highly recommend that you give it a listen on our Web site. Dave laid out a very very helpful overview of what is going on with Romans 9. I am excited to continue that discussion today.  As Dave mentioned, Romans 9-11 are perhaps some of the most intimidating, and contested passages in the entire Bible. I thought it was amazing that in a 40…
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