Who is in Authority? (Romans 13:1-7)

Scripture Text: Romans 13:1-7 Who is in Authority? (MP3) Who is in Authority? (Sermon Text) Introduction In 1984, Sammy Hagar released a song called “I Can’t Drive 55”. The song was about not driving the speed limit, which at that time was fifty-five miles per hour. Sammy Hagar said that the song came from an …

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How to Overcome Evil (Romans 12:18-21)

Scripture Text: Romans 12:18-21 How to Overcome Evil (MP3) How to Overcome Evil (Sermon Text) Introduction Last week we read about some things having to do with being a peaceful community. Those who follow Jesus Christ ought to be a peaceful people and demonstrate peace to others. That can be so hard to do, though. …

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Living as a Community of Peace (Romans 12:14-18)

Scripture Text: Romans 12:14-18 Living as a Community of Peace (MP3) Living as a Community of Peace (Sermon Text) Introduction Over two hundred years ago, the English colonies in North America wanted freedom. There had been a “long train of abuses and usurpations” that led the colonists to throw off the bonds of English brotherhood …

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Living as a Community of Love (Romans 12:9-13)

Scripture Text: Romans 12:9-13 Living as a Community of Love (MP3) Living as a Community of Love (Sermon Text) Introduction The last time we were in Romans we read about the church being a community. There is more to living as a Christian than your personal relationship with Jesus Christ. That is paramount to your …

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Living as a Community of Faith (Romans 12:3-8)

Scripture Text: Romans 12:3-8 Living as a Community of Faith (MP3) Living as a Community of Faith (Sermon Text) Introduction What does it mean to live as a follower of Jesus Christ? Earlier, Paul wrote about being a living sacrifice for God. This meant not being conformed to the world, but being different from it. …

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The Mystery of Salvation – Part Two (Romans 11:33-36)

Scripture Text: Romans 11:33-36 The Mystery of Salvation - Part Two (MP3) The Mystery of Salvation - Part Two (Sermon Text) Introduction and Summary We have covered a lot of ground in Paul’s letter to the Romans. We have learned about our sinful nature. Paul has told us that sin leads to death. Every one …

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The Mystery of Salvation – Part One (Romans 11:25-32)

Scripture Text: Romans 11:25-32 The Mystery of Salvation - Part One (MP3) The Mystery of Salvation - Part One (Sermon Text) Introduction A couple of weeks ago when we looked at the previous passage in this chapter, we read about the kindness and severity of God. We also saw how both the Jewish and non-Jewish …

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The Kindness and Severity of God (Romans 11:11-24)

Scripture Text: Romans 11:11-24 The Kindness and Severity of God (MP3) The Kindness and Severity of God (Sermon Text) Introduction What do you believe about the character of God? Who do you think He really is? The answer affects our lives profoundly. Many people who believe in God will say that God is love. Their …

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