Sermons from July 2016
It doesn�t make sense that Almighty God would have children characterized by fear and insecurity. Chronic fearfulness in a believer is often the result of forgetfulness. To the degree you forget who God is, who you are as his child, and what you have been given by His grace is to the degree you will experience fearfulness.
. By embracing the truth about God�s extreme goodness, love & power and at the same time acknowledging our extreme capacity to be hideously sinful, we can begin to do battle with sin.
Paul is writing to Christians in Rome about a completely new life. It is a life in the Spirit. He opens the chapter by saying there is no condemnation and he closes the chapter saying we are more than conquerors. How can we know this is true? What does this all depend on?
Life is a Battle that we can�t lose if we are in Christ Jesus b/c�, We are set free from the penalty of sin (v1) through Christ�s work (v3), We are set free from the power of sin (v2) through the Spirit�s work (v4)
It is one thing to understand the gospel but it is quite another to experience the gospel so deep in your heart that it changes everything about you and becomes the source of your identity, acceptance, security and significance. Romans 1-5 The Gospel is the Good News that God has reconciled us to Himself by sending His Son Jesus to die in our place for our sins, and all…