Paul reminds us that those who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God (v.14). This is so re-assuring. Not only does God’s Holy Spirit awaken in ourselves a deep longing to know God and to know Jesus but He reminds us continually that we are part of the family. As Christians […]

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Romans 8:1-17

We begin this sermon considering that Christianity is no add on in the believer’s life. God is not merely useful to us but absolutely necessary. God does not just come to upgrade our lives – to make them better. But rather he must become the centre of our lives as we deny ourselves taking up […]

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Romans 7:1-6

Paul is continuing to answer the question of whether or not because we are justified by grace and not by works, whether then how we live actually atters? Can I not just continue to sin? If I am dead to the law, can I not live however I please? Surely I have no need to […]

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The sobering question is to ask ourselves, “Who is our master”? Who do we follow? Our master is the one we follow! If we follow sin then sin is our master. If we follow Jesus then he is our master! Paul is urging the Roman Christians not to allow sin to be their master but […]

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Romans 6:1-14 – Who will reign

Concentrating on verses 11-14, we see that while sin has been defeated by Jesus and while he died for our sin, yet sin is powerful and wages war on our souls with the aim of reigning in our lives. we seek to ask whether we are responsible for fighting sin, or it is God on […]

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Romans 5:12-21 – United

By nature of human beings, we are united to Adam. But for the believer, we are now instead united to Jesus. Being united to Adam we are born into sin and receive the condemnation for his sin resulting in death. Being united to Jesus, we instead are justified and made right with God because of […]

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