• Romans 8:1-11 | Change of Address

    Intro Romans 8 begins with no condemnation; it ends with no separation, and in between there is no defeat. If you have ever struggled with anxiety then this chapter ought to bring you some much needed relief. It is amazing…

  • Romans 7:14-25 | The Pig and the Prodigal

    Intro Having explained what the law is supposed to do, Paul now explains what the law cannot do. Vs. 14 The law cannot change you: Even though it is holy, just, good, and spiritual, it nonetheless lacks the power. The…

  • Romans 7:1-13 | From Duty to Devotion

    Intro Romans chapter 1 dealt with the perversity of sin Romans’ chapters 2-3:18 dealt with the pervasiveness of sin Romans’ chapters 3:18-5:21 dealt with the penalty of sin Romans chapter 6 dealt with the power of sin Romans chapter 7…

  • Romans 6:1-14 | It’s not in saying NO; it’s in who you KNOW

    Intro Having established that our salvation is apart from works Paul anticipates that some will argue that “If you emphasize grace, people will do whatever they want with regard to practicing sin.” Let’s say that you were steeling large amounts…

  • Romans 5:12-21 | Because of One Man

    Intro In Ray Stedman’s book “Authentic Christianity” he describes one of the marks of an “Authentic Christian” as “Unquenchable Optimism” which describes the reality that the believer in Christ always has reasons for rejoicing. I remember hearing one of my…