Sermons on Romans

1 Peter 2 (Part Fifteen): What Is Freedom In Christ?

Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. (1 Peter 2:16) 25 Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. 26 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become…

Changing The Way You Think

1 And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him. 2 Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but…

1 Peter 2 (Part Ten): How To Live A Christian Life In A Secular World (Part Two)

4 He took what they handed him and made it into an idol cast in the shape of a calf, fashioning it with a tool. Then they said, “These are your gods, Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt.” (Exodus 32:4) 7 Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written: “The people sat…

The Lies of Unforgiveness

23 Search me, God, and know my heart;     test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me,     and lead me in the way everlasting. (Psalm 139:23-24) Jesus said, “It is finished.” (John 19:30)  13 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you…