Romans: Living Under Grace

Romans 8:18-39 – Suffering, Glory and Assurance

Favourite verses Romans 8:1, “There is no condemnation for those that are in Christ Jesus” Roman  8:18, “I consider our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us” Verse 22, “We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of child birth right up to the present time” Verse 26, “in…

Romans 8:1-17 – Children Of God

Unearthing a Treasure trove Romans so far … the depths of despair. … we rightly deserve God’s wrath … we are unrighteous … nothing we can ever do will reverse our state of unrighteousness. … ALL of us are in this hopeless position … incredibly wonderful God’s love is. Romans  5-8 … living under the GRACE One huge choice v 1-11. “In…

Romans 7:1-6 – No Authority Left

Does grace mean that sin is not important? Does grace need rigorous rules? The law has no authority after death – v 1 … when death comes the rule of law ends – for that person! The example of marriage – v 2-3 Because the law has no authority – v4 So, my brothers, you also died to the law through the…

Romans 6:1-14 – Dead To Sin

Left hanging… If God’s grace will always overcome sin does this mean we should sin heaps and simply ask God to forgive us? Grace misunderstood The moralist, “teaching people that they are saved by grace will lead to a slack attitude towards morality” The liberated, “we are saved by GRACE apart from works we are not bound by the law, it does…

Romans 5:1-11 – Peace With God

Summary of Romans 1-4 – CACTUS – JUSTIFIED Because we are justified … 1) Peace with God – Romans 5:1 When will this peace with God occur? NOW 2) Standing in God’s grace – Romans 5:2 3) Boast in God Why is this important to know? Romans 2:17 … as if God was the exclusive property of the Jews Roman 5:2, 3…