Eager

13. March 2022 Romans 0
Text: Romans 12:6-13 Theme: Use our gifts to serve others enthusiastically Key verses: “In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well…speak out with as much faith as God has given you…serve them well…teach well…give generously…take the responsibility seriously…do it gladly. Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. ...

Better Not Better

03. February 2022 Romans 0
Text: Romans 12:3-5 Theme: Though we may have special opportunities and unique gifts we are no better than others in Christ’s Church. Key verses: “Because of the privilege and authority God has given me, I give each of you this warning: Don’t think you are better than you really are. Be honest in your evaluation ...

Way to Worship

14. January 2022 Romans 0
Text: Romans 12:1-2 Theme: The definition and example of worship is a life yielded to God. Key verses: “And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice–the kind he will find acceptable. ...

Praise Impossible

08. January 2022 Romans 0
Text: Romans 11:32-36 Theme: Paul praised God both for what he understood and what he didn’t understand. Key verses: “For God has imprisoned everyone in disobedience so he could have mercy on everyone. Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ...

Personal Prayer Time

26. December 2021 Prayer Journal 0
“For everything comes from him and exists by his power and is intended for his glory. All glory to him forever! Amen” (Romans 11:36). “If all are of Him, and through Him, all should be to Him, and for Him. Whatever begins, let God’s glory be the end: especially let us adore him when we ...

Shut Up

23. December 2021 Romans 0
Text: Romans 11:25-32 Theme: God permitted disobedience and unbelief to show himself merciful. Key verses: “I want you to understand this mystery…Some of the people of Israel have hard hearts, but this will last only until the full number of Gentiles comes to Christ. And so all Israel will be saved…” (v. 25-26a). “For God’s ...

Grafted

18. December 2021 Romans 0
Text: Romans 11:17-24 Theme: Through trust in Christ we Gentiles can be grafted into the same Vine as the Jews. Key verses: “But some of these branches from Abraham’s tree–some of the people of Israel–have been broken off. And you Gentiles, who were branches from a wild olive tree, have been grafted in. So now ...

Situation

07. December 2021 Romans 0
Text: Romans 11:7-16 Theme: Israel has fallen away but they are not without hope. Key verses: “So this is the situation: Most of the people of Israel have not found the favor of God they are looking for so earnestly. A few have–the ones God has chosen–but the hearts of the rest were hardened. As ...

Grace

30. November 2021 1 Corinthians 0
Text: Romans 11:1-6 Key verses: “I ask you, then, has God rejected his own people, the nation of Israel?…No, God has not rejected his own people, whom he chose from the very beginning. Do you realize what the Scriptures say about this?…” (v. 1a, 2a). “He said, ‘No, I have 7000 others who have never ...