Key Idea: We grow in our faith and abound with fruit when we abide with Jesus through the Word and prayer. The Participants (v.1) The Process (vv.2-6) Cutting Pruning Abiding The Purpose (vv.7-8)...

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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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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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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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