Having spoken of how those who enjoy the freedom of the Gospel are to live with respect to their neighbor and the society as a whole, Paul moves on in chapter 14 to how we are to serve God in public and private devotion.Continue reading
Because believing Christians have been freed from their bondage to sin and have become part of a new creation, they differ from non-Christians in their understanding of how the world works and what is expected of them. Likewise, their choices, motives, and behavior often differ from those of the people around them. Given these differences, how should live?Continue reading
The apostle Paul wrote “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Let talk about what that looks like.Continue reading
This sermon on the Gospel lesson was recorded in 2016. Technically difficulties prevented recording this morning’s sermon on Romans 11.
Sesame Street’s monsters aren’t very scary, but there are other monsters that are. In the Book of Romans Paul has been chasing one that ought not be hanging around any church: the monster of uncertainty.Continue reading