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 ...

Rebel

17. November 2021 Romans 0
Text: Romans 10:14-21 Key verses: “But how can they call on him t save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them?” (v. 14). “But not everyone welcomes the Good News, for ...

Believe

14. November 2021 Romans 0
Text: Romans 10:5-13 Key verses: “But faith’s way of getting right with God says…’The message is very close at hand; it is on your lips and in your heart.’ And that message is the very message about faith that we preach: If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that ...

Accomplished

13. November 2021 Romans 0
Text: Romans 10:1-4 Key verses: “Dear brothers and sisters, the longing of my heart and my prayer to God is for the people of Israel to be saved. I know what enthusiasm they have for God, but it is misdirected zeal. For they don’t understand God’s way of making people right with himself. Refusing to ...

Trying

27. November 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 9:30-33 Theme: Stop trying and start trusting. Key verses: “…Even though the Gentiles were not trying to follow God’s standards, they were made right with God. And it was by faith that this took place. But the people of Israel, who worked so hard to get right with God by keeping the law, ...

God Decides

20. November 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 9:4-29 Theme: God is sovereign and has the final call. Key verses: “God revealed his glory to them. He made covenants with them…He gave them the privilege of worshiping him and receiving his wonderful promises” (v. 4). “Well then, has God failed to fulfill his promise to Israel? No, for not all who ...

Example

30. October 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 9:1-3 Theme: Paul smoked it at life in general, setting a high example for the rest of us. Key verses: “With Christ as my witness, I speak with utter truthfulness. My conscience and the Holy Spirit confirm it. My heart is filled with bitter sorrow and unending grief for my people…I would be ...