We have spent the last six months walking through Romans 8, verse by verse, and at last, we reach the conclusion of one of the greatest chapters in the entire Bible – and what a note to end the song on. Paul’s sweeping symphony of chapter eight ends with the crescendo of declaring the unbreakable, […]Read more "God’s Invincible Love (Rom. 8:35-39)"
What was the last thing you would say that you poured your “heart and soul” into, or what about the last thing that you did with “all your heart and soul”? We don’t use that phrase to talk about something we do half-heartedly, right? We use that phrase when we talk about something that we […]Read more "Christ Our Advocate (Rom. 8:33-34)"
“And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified.” Last week, we discussed what we called the foundation of the one of the greatest promises in the Bible: Romans 8:28. We are spending three weeks covering verses 29 and 30, looking at what Paul’s basis is for making […]Read more "The Call of God (Rom. 8:28-30, Pt. 2)"
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom […]Read more "God’s Eternal Love (Rom. 8:28-30, Part 1)"
What was your favorite Disney movie growing up? I grew up watching all the great Disney classics, but by far my favorite was Aladdin. It had swords and action and a flying carpet – the total package for a young boy. But, best of all, it had Robin William’s character, the Genie. Genie was great […]Read more "The Great Twenty-Eight (Sermon Transcript Romans 8:28)"
When I was in high school, out of a desire to please my dad and take extra classes, I signed up for a zero hour class. I am not naturally an early-riser by any means, and prefer to leave my bed in a slow series of stages in the morning, like a little bean sprout […]Read more "The Weak Are Welcome (Rom. 8:26-27)"