Origins and Destinations (Romans 10:14-21)
The Origin of the Good News The Destination of the Good News The Representation of the Good News
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 […]
Practicing Faith (Romans 4:9-17)
Faith is Personal (vv. 9-11a) Faith is Foundational (to the church) (vv.11b-12) Faith is Missional (a blessing to the nations) (vv. 13-17)
Living Lives Justified by Faith (Romans 3:27-31)
Justification by Faith Replaces Justification by Works Justification by Faith Reaches All People Justification by Faith Reveals the Law’s Purpose
Qualifications and Standards (Romans 2:1-11)
Key Idea: God’s justice is equally applied to all, and he offers kindness equally to all and withholds His wrath that people may come to salvation. 1. The Qualifications for Judgement: Who Will Be Judged 2. The Standard for Judgment: How Sinners are Judged
Snapshots of Jesus: Attitude of a Humble Servant (John 13:1-17)
I. Jesus’ Intention: Christ’s Love Fuels His Humility (John 13:1-5) II. Disciples’ Dissention: People Don’t Want to be Humble (13:6-11) III. The Messiah’s Revelation and the Disciples’ Application: Humility in Service is Our Call (12-17)
Truth in Malachi: Condemned, Commended, Communicated (Malachi 2:1-9)
Where is God? Where are You? (Psalm 37:1–7)
Key Idea: Waiting upon the Lord in difficult circumstances requires faith born from a transformative relationship with Jesus Christ that re-prioritizes the believer’s desires.
Suffering Well at Work (1 Peter 2:18–25)
Key idea: Believers, fundamentally changed by the work of the Suffering Servant, are to emulate Christ by honoring our masters and suffering for righteousness sake as an act of worship to God and to open a channel of His grace to us.
Stand Firm (2 Thessalonians 2:13-17)
Key Idea: Secured by the Gospel described in Holy Scripture – believers can find immeasurable comfort to stand firm against attacks on their faith.