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Nov 24, 2019

Originally Presented: January 6, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 9:1-6

Romans 9-11 has been likened to the north wall of the Eiger mountain in Switzerland, known by mountain climbers for its difficulty.  This section of Romans is the most difficult part of the book to grasp and contains some of the most problematic,...

Nov 24, 2019

Scripture Reading: Nahum 1:1-9

"To an age which has unashamedly sold itself to the gods of greed, pride, sex, and self-will, the Church mumbles on about God's kindness, but says virtually nothing about His judgment" (Packer, Knowing God, 148).

The Bible has much to say about God's wrath about rebellion against Him. ...

Nov 17, 2019

Originally Presented: November 4, 2007

Scripture Reading: Romans 8:35-39

If Romans 8 is the highest peak in the theological mountain range that is the book of Romans, then verses 35-39 of chapter 8 are the summit of that great doctrinal peak.  This glorious passage is the emotional climax of the book and is meant to...

Nov 17, 2019

The Love of God

"There are many today who talk about the love of God, who are total strangers to the God of love.  The Divine love is commonly regarded as a species of amiable weakness, a sort of good-natured indulgence; it is reduced to a mere sickly sentiment, patterned after human emotion.  Now the truth is that on...

Nov 10, 2019

Originally Presented: October 28, 2007

 Scripture Reading: Romans 8:34

There are two verses in the New Testament which, explicitly, say that Jesus intercedes for Christians . . . Romans 8:34 and Hebrews 7:25.  According to the Hebrews passage, this intercession is part of Jesus' ministry as our High Priest.