Surprise, Surprise (Romans 9:24-33)

Key Idea: The doctrine of election also reveals to us the richness of God’s salvation in surprising ways.   Surprise #1: Salvation is Broadened to the Nations (vv. 24-26) Surprise #2: Salvation is Bestowed Still to the Remnant (vv.27-29) Surprise #3: Salvation is Built on a Stone (vv.30-33)...

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God is God (Romans 9:14-23)

Key Idea: The doctrine of election is intended to teach us about God’s character and deity so we may worship Him. God’s character displayed (vv.14-18) God’s categorical distinction (vv.19-23)...

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Salvation Belongs to God (Romans 9:1-13)

Key Idea: God’s choice to save demonstrates His sovereign grace towards sinners. God’s choice to save should fuel our burden for the lost (vv.1-5) God’s choice to save demonstrates His faithfulness (vv.6-9) God’s choice to save is unconditional (vv.10-13)...

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Assurance! (Romans 8:31-39)

Key Idea: Our assurance as Christians is anchored to God who is for us, justifies us, and loves us in Jesus Christ. Answering, “God is Against Us” (vv.31-32) Answering, “God Accuses Us” (vv.33-34) Answering, “God Abhors Us” (vv.35-39)...

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Goodness Amidst Groanings (Romans 8:28-30)

Key Idea: The hope and security of the Gospel transforms the way we see the events of our lives, the Gospel redeems and reshapes our understanding, experience and purpose of trials, suffering, blessing, triumphs as the believer awaits the redemption of the earth. Good Comes to Those Who Love God Good Comes in All Things We respond to suffering in others When we suffer, God may be strengthening us Trials teach us that we cannot rely on ourselves Trials teach us the world is not what God intended God redeems the effects of......

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Groaning for Glory (Romans 8:18-27)

Key Idea: We’re able to suffer and endure well now because our sights are on the glory to come. The Groan of Creation (vv.19-22) The Groan of Christians (vv.23-25) The Groan of the Holy Spirit (vv.26-27)...

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