Sermons on Romans

Sermons on Romans

Comfort is not the goal (Romans 8:18)

Romans 8:18 Comfort is not the goal   Sermon Outline   Scripture talks a lot about being comforted but never of being comfortable! (Mt 5:3, 2Cor 1:3-4, 7:6, 1Th 3:7) Suffering is part of the Christian life (Jn 16:33) Risk: The opposite of comfortable Scriptural examples of Comfort not being the Goal Consider the life of David (1Sam). Consider the life of the…

Gratitude leads to risking for God

Gratitude leads to Risking for God Romans 11;32-33 12:1-2     Sermon Outline     Introduction – What causes people to risk greatly for God?   The Problem: Disobedience, Sin (Rom 11:32a, Lk 5:6, Josh 6:1) we are all sinners, disobedient to God, Every single person, whether part of the OT Covenant people of God or not, has been consigned. The Jews,…

The Love of God

Sermon Outline 9 Things about the Love of God The Love of God is Trinitarian (Jn 3:35, 5:20, 14:30-31, 15:15, 14:15) The Love of God is Unbounded (Ps 36:5, Jer 31:3, Eph 3:19) The Love of God is Priceless (Ps 36:7) The Love of God is Unfailing (Ps 48:9, 52:1, 8, Rom 8:32) The Love of God is Providing (Gen 1:31, Hosea 2:8, Mt 5:45) The Love of God is Protective (Ps…

Sola Gratia (Romans 11:1-6)

Sermon Outline Sola Gratia – Romans 11:1-6   A Thief and a Righteous Man[1] Salvation is entirely by Grace Physically, which of us can ascend to God? Mentally, which of us could stand up before God? Spiritually, who could atone for their sin? 8:29-30 Context of Romans 9-11 Extended discussion about Grace and election. Election is “not based on man’s desire or effort…

Why, O Lord? (Lessons in Suffering)

Why, O Lord? (Lessons in Suffering) Ps 22:1-5, Romans 5:3-5, James 1:2-4   J. Todd Billings, Rejoicing in Lament The Bible is full of people asking God Why? And How long? A Difficult Pregnancy ( 25:22) When the pursuit of freedom brings more suffering (Ex 5:22-23) When food & water are lacking? (Num 11:11-12, 20:4) Joshua asks God why the nation was defeated in a…