Historical Background Paul is the author of Romans and he wrote this letter from Corinth around AD 56-58, most likely AD 57. Paul was at this stage facing a lot of opposition from those who did not agree with him, and even those who believed that Paul’s preaching was affecting their livelihood. By the time Paul wrote the letter, there were both Jewish and Gentile Christians in Rome. However, Gentiles ...
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Please read part 1 and 2 of this message before reading this one, so that you may better understand. The links are at the end of this message. 3. Righteousness that justifies (v. 24) “and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,” (Romans 3:24, ESV) This verse refers back to all who believe in verse 22. It is those who believe, ...
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Please read part 1 of this message before reading this one, so that you may better understand. The link is at the end of this message. 2. Righteousness defined (vv. 22-23) “the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction: for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,” (Romans 3:22–23, ESV) Paul defines this righteousness of God ...
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Introduction The bible makes this point over and over again that only repentance and faith in Jesus, will save us from spending eternity in hell and ultimately in the lake of fire. If you are not a Christian and you are reading this message, you will realize by the end of it that by rejecting Jesus, you have no hope of ever entering heaven. This message is for you and ...
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Introduction The bible makes this point over and over again that only repentance and faith in Jesus, will save us from spending eternity in hell and ultimately in the lake of fire. If you are not a Christian and you are reading this message, you will realize by the end of it that by rejecting Jesus, you have no hope of ever entering heaven. This message is for you and ...
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Introduction “There is good in everyone”. “People only become bad because of what others do to them”. “I was a good person before I met you”. “I am not as bad as you or them”. “He/She is such a good person, I don’t know why they did what they did”. I am sure that you have heard statements like these in your life, that describes human beings as inherently good ...
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Introduction Can God truly remain faithful and loving when He sends us to hell and to the lake of fire to be tortured and tormented, day and night, forever and ever? Paul has been making an argument since chapter 1 from verse 18, that God’s wrath is revealed against all unrighteousness and ungodliness of men, who by their unrighteousness, suppress the truth. In verses 1:18-32, Paul argued that the wrath ...
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Introduction In Chapter 1 from verse 18, to the end of the chapter, Paul showed how those who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, deserve and will face God’s wrath. In Chapter 2, Paul turned his attentions to the Jews who were under the impression that, because they were Jews, they will escape God’s wrath. Paul told the Jews that God will judge them the same way He will judge Gentiles ...
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Video and an Audio File You can listen on Apple Podcast at: https://podcasts.apple.com/za/podcast/it-is-not-about-you-luke-9-23/id1434188833?i=1000444397147 Or watch on YouTube at: Or listen on Soundcloud at: RECEIVE POSTS AND NEWSLETTERS I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information ) Nehemiah 8:8 They read from the Book of the Law of God and clearly explained the meaning of what was being read, helping the people understand each passage. (NLT)We ...
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This message is part 5 of this series and the last part, may God be glorified. In the last four messages, I indicated that the main theme of this message is about Christians whose lives contradict scripture, and thereby dishonor God. I indicated that I have divided this message into 4 headings namely: The claim of Special Status by the Jews (Rom 2:17-18)The Claim of Special Ability by the Jews (Rom ...
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