Sermons on Romans

“Life Line”

Romans 6:1-11 {Prayer}             Winslow Homer, who lived from 1836 to 1910, is regarded by many as the greatest American painter of the nineteenth century.  He began his career by illustrating popular periodicals in Boston.  His experiences sent him to cover the Civil War in 1862, to France after the Civil War for ten months…

An Awesome Discovery

Romans 4:1-8, 13-17   (ESV) Abraham Justified by Faith4 What then shall we say was gained by Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh? 2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. 3 For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness.” 4 Now to the one who…

To the Jew First!

Romans 1:8-17 ESV Longing to Go to Rome8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world. 9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you 10 always in my prayers, asking that somehow by God’s will I…

God’s Laws of Love

Romans 13:10 10 Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law. Dear Friends in Christ,                                                                                   Rom. 13:10 I came across an interesting article that appeared in an issue of the American Family Association Journal.  This article was entitled “The New Morality” and it was based upon a recent…

A Friend in High Places

Romans 8:34 34 Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us. Dear Friends in Christ, Have you ever met or known anyone in high places?  You know the kind of person I’m talking about,…

Recovery 101

Romans 1:16 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. Dear Friends in Christ, I’m going to put a picture on the screens right now and I want you to see if you can identify what…

Martin Luther: Man for Today

Romans 1:16-17 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. 17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by…

One Thing You Can’t Do in Heaven

Romans 10:13-17 13 For “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” 14 But how can they call on him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them?…