Right with God

Right with God

This Sunday we begin a new series in our study through the book of Romans, “Right with God” (Romans 3:21-4:25). In the first chapter of Romans, Paul announced that he is unashamed of the gospel for two fundamental and inseparable reasons. First, “it is the...
Corrupt and Culpable

Corrupt and Culpable

This Sunday we begin a new series in our study through the book of Romans, “Corrupt and Culpable.” The body of this magisterial letter officially commences at 1:18. Here, we encounter some of the most devasting words in all Scripture. But they are intended...
How the Beloved of God are Loved

How the Beloved of God are Loved

If you are in Christ, you are beloved of God—a defining, life-changing, and all-encompassing reality that surpasses finite comprehension and calculation. The apostle Paul addresses the Christians in Rome as “beloved of God,” referring to them as people distinguished...
Paul’s Letter to the Romans

Paul’s Letter to the Romans

This Sunday we begin our new study through the book of Romans, beginning with the series, “For the Gospel of God.” The apostle Paul begins his most acclaimed letter with a succinct statement and summary of his purpose. He writes for the gospel of God. The...
Glory of the Risen Christ

Glory of the Risen Christ

The exceeding depths of Christ’s humiliation culminating at the cross had to be reversed by an equal and opposite exaltation. This is what turned the brokenhearted disciples into bold witnesses and martyrs. By the power of the Holy Spirit, they preached the cross in...
Christ’s Passover

Christ’s Passover

The only true ritual in Christianity involves a piece of bread and a cup. We call it the Lord’s Supper or Holy Communion. It centers entirely on Christ and Him crucified. He is the substance of our redemption. In the Lord’s Supper, symbols are used to...