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Feb 23, 2020

Originally Presented: May 4th, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 11:11-15

Romans 11 is meant to display the divine and sovereign plan God has planned for the people of Israel.  To the question as to whether or not God has rejected Israel, after their having rejected Christ, Paul responds with a resounding, "No.  Of course...

Feb 23, 2020

Scripture Reading: Luke 6:43-49

From the time of Cain, sinful people have the tendency to substitute religious activity for an obedience of the heart.  King Saul sacrificed animals from the spoil of war, but God had commanded that these animals be destroyed.  Samuel challenged Saul by saying, "To obey is better than...

Feb 16, 2020

Originally presented: April 27th, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 11:7-10

This passage is another reminder to us that God's ways are both sovereign and often surprising.  In this paragraph Paul continues his discussion of the spiritual status of the Jewish people and their future position as God's chosen nation.

For the...

Feb 16, 2020

Scripture Reading: Psalm 111

We are commanded in the Scriptures to delight in God. "Delight yourself in the LORD" (Psa 37:4); "Rejoice in the Lord" (Phil 3:1; 4:4).  This joy is one of the characteristics that the Holy Spirit is working in Christians, according to Galatians 5:22-24.  This emotion must not be confused...

Feb 9, 2020

Romans: The Integrity of God and the Wonder of Grace

Originally Presented: April 13th, 2008 

Scripture Reading: Romans 11:1-6

In Romans 11 Paul answers the question concerning the future of the people of Israel.  Because of Israel's rejection of Jesus Christ and the spiritual deadness of their hearts, most Jews were not...