Romans 5:12-21The Representatives Adam and Christ

Romans 5:12-21 The Great Theme of the Bible Text: Ex: Marriage… new standing… relate differently… to parents, to spouse… to IRS >>>New Standing…. C. 5-8, New “Standing” 5:2a “…Grace in which we stand” 5:12-21, The Terms of the Standing… Truth: Christ represents believers **We stand in Christ as He stands for us Main Q: Do … Continue reading Romans 5:12-21The Representatives Adam and Christ

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Romans 5:1-11 Exaltation in Jesus [Sermon Notes]

Romans 5:1-11 Exaltation in Christ Topic Exaltation: To lift up something in admiration and confidence. Ex: Eagle in flight… surprise.. how great the creation and creator are… >>> when heart lifts up in admiration... confidence… Text Theme= Exaltation… see v 2b, 3, 11… Key Word: καυχώμεθα, NASB: exalt KJV/ESV = rejoice,   NIV = Boast Literally: … Continue reading Romans 5:1-11 Exaltation in Jesus [Sermon Notes]

Romans 4:16-25 The Model Justification of Abraham

Romans 4:16-25 The Justification of Abraham Our Example Intro to Topic: Faith: a heartfelt trust in a truth Not- faiths… as in other religions… Ex: Greeting cards… Multi-religion seasons greeting at holidays… >>>Mutual exclusion…. >>>What you believe matters ***This applies to Abraham’s Faith! Intro to Text: 22, What Abraham believed matters for salvation before God! … Continue reading Romans 4:16-25 The Model Justification of Abraham

Acts 18 Going Where the Going Gets Tough

Acts 18:1-21 Going Where the Going Gets ToughTopic:Ex: French grads of Geneva Seminary… diplomas = death warrant… churches under the cross… yet grew aboundantlyEx: Tertullian… famous saying from Church’s experience ----“In the Blood of the Martyrs is the seed of the Church”Topic: Persecution’s Connection to MissionsMain Q: What is the connection?Text:  Slow Start 1-4Bold Preaching, … Continue reading Acts 18 Going Where the Going Gets Tough