We live in a world where every person has a right to freedom of speech, and boy oh boy, does everyone use this right. Every person has something to say, something to shout or something to scream. However, what is concerning is that what is being said, shouted or screamed, is normally insults, or words of discontentment as a result of anger. We live in a world where desires of ...
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Passage Context In Ephesians chapter 1, Paul describes the blessings that believers have received from God the Father, because of their relationship with Jesus. In chapter 2, Paul describes the salvation process God used to bring sinners out of the kingdom of satan, into His Kingdom, and that also centers around Jesus. Paul describes how Gentiles or non Jews have also being brought into the new covenant, through the blood ...
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Passage Context In Ephesians chapter 1, Paul describes the blessings that believers have received from God the Father, because of their relationship with Jesus. In chapter 2, Paul describes the salvation process God used to bring sinners out of the kingdom of satan, into His Kingdom, and that also centers around Jesus. Paul describes how Gentiles or non Jews have also being brought into the new covenant, through the blood ...
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Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, Passage Context In Ephesians chapter 1, Paul describes the blessings that believers have received from God the Father, because of their relationship with Jesus. In chapter 2, Paul describes the salvation process God used to bring sinners out of the kingdom of satan, into ...
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1 Corinthians 10:14: Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry. Passage Context In the last message we looked at 1 Corinthians 10:13. We learned in that passage, 4 truths about how we relate to sin. We learned that when we sin, 1. we can never say that we were taken by surprise and that is why we sinned. 2. We can never say that we could not help but sin. 3 ...
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1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it. Passage Context Verse 1 to 4 describes the blessings that God gave to Israel and the miracles that God did among them, ...
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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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