How should followers of Jesus relate to government and other ‘authorities’? If Jesus is the eternal king, how does that change things? This question is big at the moment, as we’ve all experienced new and regularly changing rules and instructions from those who govern us. What direction does the Bible give for us today? Outline Living to God’s glory (vv11-12) Submitting to government (vv13-17) Submitting to ‘masters’ (vv18-20) Because Christ is our suffering shepherd (vv21-25) (In this message this sermon, ‘Serving the Lord’ is referenced. Read more
Who is the Holy Spirit, what is he doing in believers and in the world? In this message, as we continue our series What We Believe, we listen to what Jesus taught about the Spirit of Truth. Outline Another Advocate (John 14:16) The Spirit and Believers (John 14:17-21, 26; 16:6-7, 12-15) The Spirit and the World (John 16:8-11) Believing in the Holy Spirit
What is Justification? (Romans 3:23-24) What is Union with Christ? (Ephesians 1:3-14) How are we Justified in Christ? ( 2 Corinthians 5:21 Philippians 3:7-11 Justification, Union, and You
The Verdict: Righteous (3:21-23) But how? (3:24-26) Justified Redeemed Propitiated …and God is still just So it’s got nothing to do with us (3:27-31) Trust in Christ!