The creation experiences futility because it is not yet redeemed. But what about God's people? Shouldn't God's people be experiencing prosperity since we are already redeemed. Listen for the reasons of suffering as we continue through Romans chapter 8.
If God's purpose is glory, then why is there so much suffering?
The Christian life is living according to the Spirit, not according to the flesh. How is this accomplished? In this sermon, find out why we as believers are obligated to live according to the Spirit.
When the law is preached, it only has one function - and that is to kill the self. The preaching of the law is to not able to bring about holiness. It does not have that ability. But before Christ can bring new life, the law must first bring death. In this message, we examine the Biblical function of the law to bring us to the foot of the Cross.
Many have labeled the preachers of grace as "antinomians", meaning, they consider that the law no longer has value. In this sermon, we examine Apostle Paul's response to the accusers who said he no longer saw the value of the law, as we see the proper value that the law has in pointing us to the finished work of Jesus.
Why does everyone try to live under law? It's because we don't know what the finished work of Christ has done. When we see the new nature that has been given to us through the Cross, we no longer live under the burden of trying to be good enough.
The Bible tells us in Roman's 6:14 that we are no under law but under grace. What does this look like in a practical sense when it comes to daily following Christ? In this message, we examine the practical implications of grace and how we are liberated to worship Christ.
Some people think the God of the Old Testament looks different than the God of the New Testament. But they key is, God has progressively revealed his character in such a way to reveal the ultimate nature of his character - and that nature is Jesus Christ.
The key to Christian victory over sin is our understanding of sanctification. Find out in this sermon how the self, the will, and the ego have all been conquered through Christ.