Growing in the Hope and Grace of Jesus Christ. From Rejoicing in HOPE to Proven Character to HOPE
God Demonstrated, Demonstrates, and will forever Demonstrate His Love to us. He rescued us from the Wrath and Judgment of God. In Christ, we are Rescued, Redeemed, Reconciled, and LOVED beyond measure.
God DEMONSTRATES His LOVE in Christ - part 2. Contrasting The World's Love to God's Love ... no comparison, no competition, God's LOVE wins!!!
The IMPACT of SIN, Revisited - Romans 5:12-21. The extent and power of sin's impact, among humans and throughout the universe ... only Jesus can Save us...
God, in Christ, is MUCH MORE than any SIN, our past, our shame, our (fill in the blank) . . .
Dead to Sin but Alive in Jesus - Set Free from the PENALTY and POWER of SIN
Doctrinal Foundations: The Reckoning - Romans 6:1-11 05/17/2015 The Reckoning ... I Reckon my self ... We are to Reckon ourselves dead to sin but ALIVE in Christ ... because…
Sin No Longer Reigns in me ... For sin shall not have dominion over you, for you are not under law but under grace. Romans 6:14
Our Sanctification in Christ - Romans 6:1-23. As Born Again Disciples of Jesus Christ, we have been forever forgiven, justified before our Holy God, the Penalty of Sin taken care of, and given Eternal Life. The POWER of SIN has been broken and we are no longer slaves of SIN, anymore. NOW, we must cooperate with God by loving, trusting, and OBEYING God so that we can experience His Sanctification in our lives AFTER Salvation (the process of God making us Holy, to be more like Jesus).
The LAW and a Young Pharisee - Romans 7:1-25 Paul the Apostle's testimony of coming to the End of himself because of the Law of God exposing his depraved sinful…
Life in Christ - Life in the Spirit - Romans 8:1-17 | Our LIFE in Christ, being Born Again in Christ, means that we have God's Holy Spirit living within us
The Spirit of God - Who and What is the Holy Spirit? What is His Mission? How should this TRUTH affect us?
Suffering for the Sake of Christ - Romans 8:14-25 ... Tribulation and Persecution will happen to Christians because of our witness for Christ
Sanctification and Glory - Romans 8:12-30 | God is transforming us into the image of Christ and His Goal is our Glorification in Christ. When Christ is revealed in Glory, we will be, as well.
We are Victors! We are More Than Conquerors in Christ who loves us. The Gospel causes former enemies of God to become Overcoming Conquerors in Christ and for Christ!
The Gospel is about: Jesus Christ and His Mission to Save Sinners. The GOSPEL of CHRIST is REAL and PERSONAL, Transformational and Impactful FOREVER.
God, Israel, the Messiah, and the Gospel: The Relationship of the Gospel of Christ with Israel, God's Sovereignty, and the Mission of the Gospel
God, Israel, the Messiah, and the Gospel - Part 2 - Romans 9: The Relationship of Israel to the Gospel of Christ, God's Sovereignty, God's Mercy, and God's Word, etc.
Israel and the Righteousness of God - Romans 10:1-13 - Israelis are saved in the same way that Gentiles are saved ... No Distinction ... Although they are the Chosen People of God, they too must be saved by their Messiah, as well.
God, Israel, the Messiah, and the Gospel of Christ - part 4: A deeper study into the relationship of the Gospel of Christ, the Messiah of Israel, and the chosen people of God (i.e.: Israel) and how both Gentiles and Israelis have the same access, now, to God through Jesus Christ
God, Israel, the Messiah, and the Gospel of Christ - part 5: Romans 11:1-15 - God's Sovereignty, God's Saving Grace, and God's Plans for Israel with the Gospel of Christ
God, Israel, the Messiah, and the Gospel of Christ - part 6 - Romans 11:16-36 = Broken Branches, Grafted Branches, Roots, and the "Olive Tree of God" . . . God's Faithfulness, the Fullness of the Gentiles, and the Salvation of Israel - LIFE from the Dead . . .
Review of Romans chapters 1 thru 11 - The Gospel of Christ ... God's Righteousness, Justice, Wrath, Justification, Redemption, Love, Mercy, Grace, Forgiveness, Transformed Lives in Christ . . .
Surrendering to God with all that we are, have, and do as a Living and Holy Sacrifice unto God. Renewing our Minds in the Word of God causes us to be Transformed into the Image of Christ by the Spirit of God.
What are the ingredients God provides for a local church family to be a healthy, victorious church?