Man to Man Coverage (Romans 5:12-21)

Key Idea: Your eternal destiny either lies in the spectacular sin of Adam or the superabounding grace of Christ.   Three realities that affect your eternal destiny: Adam represents humanity in sin’s destruction (vv.12-14) Christ represents many in His abundant grace (vv.15-17) Christ graciously leads His own to victorious life (vv.18-21)...

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Wisdom and Work (Selected Proverbs)

Key Idea: Wisdom demands us to consider the purpose and proper attitude towards work so we may skillfully Glorify God and love others through it. Four fundamental aspects of work to skillfully navigate in our lives: 1.    Worship: God’s Purpose for Work (Prov 8:22-31) 2.    Practical: Survival, Enjoyment, Generosity (Prov 10:4-5, 12:11, 11:24-25, 13:22) 3.    Character: Faithfulness in Work (Prov. 25:13, 12:24, 20:17, 11:1) 4.    Stewardship: Keeping Work in its Proper Place (Prov 22:9, 23:4-5, 27:1)...

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Wisdom and Integrity (Selected Proverbs)

Key Idea: Living with integrity means every aspect of your life is subject to the wisdom of the LORD and keeping in step with the Fear of the LORD.   Three aspects of Godly integrity you must watch and build into your life: Your Legacy (Prov 10:9, 22:1) Your Commitments (20:25, 25:14) Your Diligence Planning (Prov 16:3, 21:5) Stewardship (Prov 6:6-8, 24:30-31)...

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When Humanity Stands in Silence (Romans 3:9-20)

Key Idea: It takes great faith to believe you’re an unrighteous sinner in need of Jesus. Faith to acknowledge the universal condition (vv.9-10) Faith to admit that sin is humanity’s natural bent (vv.11-12) Faith to agree on blatant evidence of depravity (vv.13-18) Faith to accept God’s verdict for the unrighteous (v.19-20)...

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Beware of Hypocrisy (Romans 2:12-24)

Key Idea: The privilege of knowing God does not justify but instead reveals hypocrisy that will condemn us if we are without Christ. I. Privileged knowledge does not save (v.12-16) a. Obedience vs. Possession of the law b. The Universal Law Within II. Privileged knowledge reveals hypocrisy (v.17-24) a. Confronting hypocrisy b. Cases of hypocrisy c. Consequence of hypocrisy...

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Better With the Spirit (John 16:4b-15)

Key Idea: Three realities about the Holy Spirit for strength in gospel sharing and gospel life. Three realities about the Holy Spirit: I. The Comforting Presence of the Spirit (v.4b-7) Our Advantageous Position Our Advocate’s Permanence II. The Convicting Power of the Spirit (v.8-11) Convicts people of their unbelief in Jesus Convicts people of their need for Jesus Convicts people of unbelief’s judgment III. The Clarifying Position of the Spirit (v.12-15) Clarifies Truth Clarifies His relationship to Father and Son Clarifies Jesus...

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