Romans 15:13: The First Benediction

Speaker: | September 30, 2018

Introduction: We come to the end of the teaching part of the book of Romans as Paul pronounces the first of three benedictions, Romans 15:13, ‘May the God of hope fill you with all joy...


Romans 15:9-12: God of All Nations

Speaker: | September 23, 2018

Introduction: Many Christians without trying have a divided God, the God of the OT, and a second and different God of the NT. This functional Bitheism is a contradiction to the unity of the Scriptures...


Romans 15:6-9: The Purpose of Unity

Speaker: | September 16, 2018

Introduction: The Supreme reason why everything exists is the glory of God. The greatest motive to which all others must submit is not human happiness or sustaining this creation, but the glory of God. All...


Romans 15:5-7: A Prayer for Unity

Speaker: | September 09, 2018

Introduction: One of Christ’s desires for His church is unity, John 17:20-21, ‘”I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word,21 that they may all...


Romans 15:4: Hope and the Scriptures

Speaker: | September 02, 2018

Introduction: The Puritans had a saying, ‘hope is the mother and daughter of patience.’  When we have hope, the knowledge of the certainty of the inheritance God has laid up for us, this gives birth...


Romans 15:1-3: True Spiritual Maturity

Speaker: | August 26, 2018

Introduction: What are the marks of true spiritual maturity? There are many who think themselves to be mature but who behave like children. Think of the Corinthian church. They thought that their maturity resided in...