Sunday, October 4, 2015

33 The King on Cutting off All Sin and Temptation

Jesus demands that his followers cut themselves off from all sin, as well as any thing or situation that they know will tempt them to sin.

Salvation: Past, Present and Future (Romans 21)

Beginning in chapter five Paul tells the Roman Christians that they are at peace with God.  He also helps them understand "the tenses of salvation."

Monday, September 28, 2015

32 The King on Lust

Adultery, extramarital sex, homosexuality, and pornography are drenching America in deviant sexual behavior. These outward depravities, however, begin as lust in the mind.

Believing God Takes Faith (Romans 20)

Think justification by faith is easy?  Think again.

Monday, September 14, 2015

30 The King on Murder and Anger

King Jesus, as "the new Moses," interprets not just the letter of the Law but defines the spirit behind it.  Christ exhorts his disciples to go beyond the outward obedience to the inward motivation.

We are Saved Like Abraham (Romans 18)

How can Abraham be the spiritual ancestor of both the Jews (with the Torah) and the Gentiles (without the Torah)?

29 The King Judges Those Who Abuse the Bible

King Jesus the Just didn't mince words for those who would ignore or abuse/twist the Bible. Jesus held the very real prospect of going to hell over the heads those who do.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Salvation is by Faith and not Works (Romans 17)

This lesson from Romans 4 touches on Abraham and the very essence of salvation by faith and not good works.