Having explained that a person is made right with God by faith in Christ alone, justified apart from works of the law (Rom. 3:21-30), Paul turns our attention to Abraham to support his gospel. In this sermon, pastor Matt shows that the promised blessing of belonging to the family of God is received by faith […]

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Now that God’s righteousness has been revealed apart from the law and justification is through faith in Jesus Christ, Paul says that all boasting is ruled out. But the question must be asked: what do we do with the perfect and good law of God? In this sermon, pastor Keith reminds us that one is […]

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The Gift of God’s Grace (Romans 3:21-26)

Having described the horrible and hopeless condition of humanity in Romans 1:18-3:20, Paul answers the all-important question: Since it is true that there is no one righteous, then how can anyone ever be right with God? How can anyone escape his holy wrath against sin, be liberated from the curse of the law, and delivered […]

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Unashamed of the Gospel (Romans 1:15-17)

Having introduced himself and his gospel to the church at Rome (Rom. 1:1-7) Paul shares his desire to visit them for mutual encouragement in the faith and to see all nations come to believe in Jesus Christ as Lord (8-15). To reach these goals, Paul knew that there was only one thing he needed to […]

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In the last major section of the book of Acts, from chapters 21-28, Luke devotes a significant amount of space to the imprisonment, court appearances, and defense speeches of the Apostle Paul. Why? Because Scripture is not only concerned with showing us Paul as missionary, church planter, and encourager of the saints, but also as […]

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Our world longs to hear a word of encouragement. We want someone to come along with a message that affirms who we are, and the last thing we want to hear is a message that offends us. No one wants to be told that their beliefs are flawed, their ambitions are misguided, or that they […]

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In this Palm Sunday message, Pastor Matt reminds us, from Romans 5:1-5, why exactly Jesus was entering Jerusalem, what he came to do, what he accomplished, and the hope we currently enjoy because of his death and resurrection. Note: This sermon was delivered during the COVID-19 pandemic, when our Lord’s Day worship services were streamed […]

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