Embracing Christ and His work on the Cross

If you are following the read-through-the-Bible plan with us, you have come to the end of Romans today.(or you will finish in the next five days of catch up time) John Piper closed his sermon series on Romans with a prayer.  Here is the conclusion of that prayer,  Jesus Christ in the Book of Romans, But … More Embracing Christ and His work on the Cross

March 25 Romans 16

March 25 Romans 16 (ESV) Personal Greetings 16:1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant [1] of the church at Cenchreae, 2 that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for she has been a patron of … More March 25 Romans 16

To preach the gospel, not where Christ has already been named

In Romans 15:20-21 Paul states, …thus I make it my ambition to preach the gospel, not where Christ has already been named, lest I build on someone else’s foundation,  but as it is written, “Those who have never been told of him will see, and those who have never heard will understand.” Vernacular Video Mission International (VVMI) is reaching out to those … More To preach the gospel, not where Christ has already been named

March 24 Romans 15:14-33

March 24 Romans 15:14-33 (ESV) Paul the Minister to the Gentiles 14 I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, [1] that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another. 15 But on some points I have written to you very boldly by way of reminder, because of the grace given me … More March 24 Romans 15:14-33

How’s your appetite?

In our Bible passage in Romans today: For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. —Romans 15:4 John Piper says that there are three three truths from Romans 15:4 All the Scriptures are for our instruction. All the Scriptures … More How’s your appetite?

March 22 Romans 14

March 22 Romans 14 (ESV) Do Not Pass Judgment on One Another 14:1 As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. 2 One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. 3 Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not … More March 22 Romans 14

March 21 Romans 13

March 21 Romans 13 (ESV) Submission to the Authorities 13:1 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 2 Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. 3 For rulers are not a … More March 21 Romans 13