Romans 9v4 (2022-06-26)

Last week, I asked to be notified if I started to get close to half an hour as I preached, and as you will no doubt remember, I was in full flow and reminded to stop. I am carrying on from where I left off. I will “reverse” a little bit, give a brief recap, and start...

Romans 9v1-3 (2022-06-19)

I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit—that I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen...

Romans 8v31-39 (2022-06-12)

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things? Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God...

Romans 8v18-30 cont’d (2022-05-29)

If you remember, last week, we looked at creation briefly, then about what Paul says about coping with suffering. That is, noting the transitory nature of suffering, and looking towards something better. We looked at the “better” Paul encourages us with… v21—Freedom...

Romans 8v18-30 (2022-05-22)

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but...

Romans 8v1-11 (2022-05-15)

The activity and the role of the Spirit in the life of a believer is a question Christians have argued over for centuries. Some have argued that evidence of Spiritual gifts is a necessary evidence of regeneration. At its extreme, I’ve heard people say that those...