As Paul continues his argument for justification by faith alone, he continues to use the example of Abraham to explain his point. In the opening verses of chapter 4, Paul…

1/22/23 Romans 4:1-8

January 22, 2023
After Paul once again calls us to his thesis in the final verses of Romans 3, as he explains that righteousness can only come through faith in Christ, he now…
We finished Romans chapter 3 on Sunday looking at how being justified by faith excludes both boasting and discrimination, and also how it establishes the place of the law in…
After concluding his long exposition on the sinful condition of the human race, Paul now discusses how it is that sinful human can be made right with the holy God.…
As the church calendar invites us to celebrate and remember the Circumcision of Jesus, Luke in his Gospel, invites us to reflect on what it means for Jesus to be…
In the final chapter of his letter to the Philippians, Paul calls his audience to rejoice in Christ. This has been one of his constant refrains throughout the letter, and…

12/11/22 Romans 3:9-20

December 11, 2022
In this section, Paul finally concludes his long section that he began in Romans 1:18, where he began diagnosing the human condition. In this final section, Paul appeals to the…
As Paul continues his argument against any notion of self-righteousness, he takes time to reflect upon the trustworthiness and faithfulness of God. He invites us to rest upon the faithfulness…

11/27/22 Romans 2:25-29

November 27, 2022
Paul continues his look at why his own people, the Jews, are also unrighteous and how physical circumcision cannot justify them before a righteous God. There is nothing about what…

11/13/22 Romans 2:12-16

November 13, 2022
As Paul continues to diagnose the fallen human condition, he moves to explain the plan of God against unrighteousness. When Christ returns, he will judge each man according to their…

11/06/22 Romans 2:1-11

November 6, 2022
In the opening verses of chapter 2, Paul continues his diagnosis of the human condition by stating the iniquity of outwardly moral people. He begins his transition from condemning the…
In the last four verses of chapter 1, Paul's indictment of the Gentile world reaches the climax of wickedness present everywhere, and in which every person participates. All of us…
In a challenging passage for our current age to hear, Paul continues his argument that we have chosen to reject God and worship everything and anything else. This is idolatry,…

10/16/22 Romans 1:18-23

October 16, 2022
Verse 17 of Romans 1 tells us that the Gospel of Jesus reveals God's righteousness, and that he offers it to everyone who believes. The reason we need this is…
John Mason from Sydney, Australia was with us as a special guest. He preached that Jesus is King who gave His Apostles a royal mandate to tell the world that…
In two of the most significant verses in the whole Bible, Paul states his main thesis for his letter to the Romans. The gospel of Jesus is God's power to…
Paul very personally tells the Romans of his eagerness to come be with them and preach the gospel to them so that they both will be encouraged in their faith.…

9/11/22 Romans 1:1-7

September 11, 2022
Romans is a letter and opens with a salutation from the writer about his subject to his readers. Simply stated, Paul calls himself a servant and an apostle with a…
Chandler Wiley preached from Luke 16:1-9, another parable of Jesus. In this one, we find Jesus "commending" a dishonest money manager. What is Jesus trying to tell His followers about…
NIck Davis preached from Matthew 7:14-21, in which Jesus tells us to watch out for false prophets. He even says that not everyone who calls Him Lord and does miracles…
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