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Mar 29, 2020

Originally Presented: June 8th, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:1-2

Romans 12:1 marks a significant change in the subject matter of the book.  In the first eleven chapters, the focus is on the glories of God in the gospel of Christ and wonder of His salvation.  It is a magnificent description of the work of our Lord...

Mar 29, 2020

Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 2:1-11

If there was ever a Bible passage tailor-made for 21st century America, it is Ecclesiastes 2:1-11.  Our culture is decidedly hedonistic because we are so bent (one might say 'hell-bent') on pleasure.  In this passage Solomon relates how he sought pleasure in his search for meaning...

Mar 22, 2020

Originally Presented: June 1st, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans: 11:30-36

After eleven chapters of what is the fullest, most exquisite presentation of the gospel of Christ in all the Bible, it is no wonder that the writer of Romans breaks out in a glorious doxology in Romans 11:33-36.  What he exclaims is especially...

Mar 22, 2020

Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 1:1-11

Ecclesiastes, although anonymous, was certainly written by Solomon, "son of David, king in Jerusalem" (Ecc 1:1).  It presents a unique look at life "under the sun" from the standpoint of a diligent inquirer who contemplates meaning and order.

One conclusion that is repeated many...

Mar 15, 2020

Originally Presented: May 25th, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 11:24-32

In Romans 11:24-32, Paul brings to an end the argument he has been making concerning the people of Israel in Romans 9-11.  The theme of this section is the statement in Romans 9:6 that the word of God has not failed.  The people of Israel were not,...