The Work of God In Us Worked Out

O how we need to get this straight.  Salvation by grace continues to work in us following our regeneration or justification in Christ and God.  How the churches today need regenerated people sitting in the pews, in our places of employment, our recreation,  working out their salvation with fear and trembling. “Wherefore, my beloved, as … Continue reading The Work of God In Us Worked Out

Study of Ephesians 2:8-10

Ephesians 2:8-10 PURPOSE: To recognize who we are it will do us good to realaize how we got to who we are, and that we can by no means be independent of God, or separate from good works, but God has prepared the good works "That we should walk in them." INTRODUCTION: (John 12:12-19) Jesus … Continue reading Study of Ephesians 2:8-10

Romans 14:1-23 Christian Love and Liberty

Christian Love and Liberty Romans 14:1-23 In question are things to which there are not clear Biblical answers. These are problems which Scripture gives little to no guidance, or to which the rituals or ceremonies no longer have meaning. In the church of Rome there were people from diverse backgrounds, similar to our nation of … Continue reading Romans 14:1-23 Christian Love and Liberty

Romans 12:3-8 Every Believer Gifted

Every Believer Gifted Romans 12:3-8 God has placed each believer I the church to serve Him and other believers. He has not done so, and left us without desires and gifts which enable us to serve. These gifts are not given for any to boast superiority over another, as has so often been the case … Continue reading Romans 12:3-8 Every Believer Gifted

Romans 11:25-36 Take Away Their Sins

Take Away Their Sins Romans 11:25-36 In the last study vv. 15-24 we saw a warning from Paul to what could be called the apostate church. The apostate church would be those who deny the truths of the Word of God; who believe they are Israel, claiming for themselves things which are not theirs; who … Continue reading Romans 11:25-36 Take Away Their Sins

Romans 11:7-14 Provoked to Jealousy

Provoked To Jealousy Romans 11:7-14 Many Israeli people who live in the land, most of them calling themselves Jewish, have no convictions concerning God, or promises of the land. More of those who profess to be orthodox Jews are growing toward that. National Israel is in a state of unbelief. They adhere to the old … Continue reading Romans 11:7-14 Provoked to Jealousy

Romans 11:1-6 Set Aside, But Not Forgotten

Set Aside; But Not Forgotten Romans 11:1-6 Paul has now pointed out clearly Israel’s rejection of Jesus as Messiah. Israel is a very religious people, but lost as a nation. Is this not enough evidence to prove to us that the rejection of Jesus is also rejecting God and His righteousness. It should be enough. … Continue reading Romans 11:1-6 Set Aside, But Not Forgotten

Romans 9:14-24 God’s Will of Mercy

God’s Will Of Mercy Romans 9:14-24 Is God unrighteous because He chooses some and not others? NO! NO! NO! NEVER! He is God. He is the Creator of all things. He is not limited in any way. If He cannot choose whom He will, then, He is not sovereign and is not God. God told … Continue reading Romans 9:14-24 God’s Will of Mercy

Romans 7:1-25 The Law, The Warfare, and The Victory

THE LAW, THE WARFARE, AND THE VICTORY Romans 7:1-25 OUTLINE – I. THE AUTHORITY OF THE LAW (vv. 1-6). II. THE MINISTRY OF THE LAW (vv. 7-13). III. THE INABILITY OF THE LAW (vv. 14-25). In the book of Romans Paul speaks much about the law. The same continues to be true in chapter seven. … Continue reading Romans 7:1-25 The Law, The Warfare, and The Victory

Romans 6:1-23 Recognizing Your Master

RECOGNIZING YOUR MASTER Romans 6:1-23 OUTLINE – I. LIKENESS OF HIS DEATH; LIKENESS OF HIS RESURRECTION (vv. 1 – 10). II. TAKING AUTHORITY OVER SIN IN OUR LIVES (vv. 11 – 13). III. SERVING THE ONE WHOM WE OBEY (vv. 14 – 22). IV. WAGES OF SIN; AND THE GIFT OF GOD (v. 23) Does … Continue reading Romans 6:1-23 Recognizing Your Master

Romans 5:1-11 What Happens When People Get Right With God

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PEOPLE GET RIGHT WITH GOD Romans 5:1-11 OUTLINE – I. THEY HAVE PEACE WITH GOD (v. 1). II. THEY HAVE ACCESS TO GOD (v. 2a). III. THEY HAVE A GLORIOUS HOPE (v. 2b). IV. THEY HAVE A DEVELOPING CHRISTIAN CHARACTER (vv. 3-4). V. THEY HAVE GOD’S LOVE WITHIN (vv. 5-8). VI. THEY … Continue reading Romans 5:1-11 What Happens When People Get Right With God