A Journey though Romans, Sermon Series  

The second half of Romans is at tale of two “therefores.” In Romans 8:1 we read: “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” This verse explodes off the page—for the Christian, there is no separation from the love of their Heavenly Father! Through the work of Jesus on the cross and the empowering presence of the Holy Spirit, we have been given new life! Romans 9-11 expounds on the theme of God’s sovereignty, which makes us humble and confident at the same time. Then we encounter the second “therefore.” In Romans 12:1 we read: “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice.” In other words, since we have been given new life, now we must live differently. Romans 12-16 is an extending application of everything we learned in Romans 1-11. Our justification and adoption now effects how we live everyday; how we treat our enemies; how we disagree; how we view government; how we use our spiritual gifts. Behold, NEW LIFE! Now need to live and love as heirs… join us as we learn how.

Recommended companion reading:

  • Romans for you (Part 1 & 2) – by Tim Keller
  • Commentary on Romans – Doug Moo
  • Romans – the greatest letter ever written – John Piper – several years long

Schedule:

4/19 Romans 9 (Part 1) ~ Sovereignty of God

4/26 –  Romans 9 (Part 2) ~ Sovereignty of God

5/3 –  Romans 9:30-10:21 ~ Our Responsibility / How will they hear?

5/10 – Romans 11:1-36 ~ The Plan of the Ages (Mother’s Day)

5/17 – Romans 12:1-2 ~ Living Sacrifices

5/24 – Romans 12:3-16 ~ Serving in the body / spiritual gifts

5/31 – Romans 13:1-7 ~ Our relationship with the World / The role of Government

6/7 – Romans 13:8-14 ~ It’s all about Love

6/14 – Romans 14-15:4 ~ Unity / Gray Areas / Christian Liberty

6/21 – Romans 14 (Part 2) ~ Father’s Day (Youth?)

6/28 – Romans 15:5   Concluding remarks

Previous Sermons in this Series

Pastor Bob Erbig continues our series in Romans with his sermon entitled, The Gospel and Government, based on Romans 13:1-7
Romans pt3 Behold New Life, Bob Erbig
Pastor Dave Hentschel continues our series in Romans with his sermon entitled, Romans: True Spirituality, based on Romans 12:3-21.
Romans pt3 Behold New Life, Dave Hentschel
Pastor Bob Erbig continues our series in Romans with his sermon entitled, Romans: Total Transformation, based on Romans 11:36-12:8.
Romans pt3 Behold New Life, Bob Erbig
Pastor Dave Hentschel continues our series in Romans with his sermon entitled: Our God Never Breaks His Promise, based on Romans 11:1-36.
Romans pt3 Behold New Life, Dave Hentschel
Pastor Bob Erbig continues our series in Romans with his sermon entitles, Romans: Evangelism During Coronavirus, based on Romans 10:1-21.
Romans pt3 Behold New Life, Current Sermon Series, Bob Erbig

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