Romans 1:16-32 Wrath Revealed

Romans 1:18 tells us that the wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all ungodliness.  There will be a final day when Jesus returns and the wrath of God will be revealed at that time.  Yet this verse says that it is being revealed now.  So in what ways do we see the […]

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The Power of the Gospel – Romans 1:17

Romans 1:16-18 are the verses which many say the whole rest of Romans then unpacks.  Romans 1:17, in particular, is often known as Martin Luther’s verse, one upon which much of the reformation focussed.  Yet when we break down the elements of it and study the verse can we really explain what it means? What […]

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Judges 6 – Regret or Repentence

The familiar cycle in judges continues.  Except this time before sending a judge God first sends a prophet.  The question is asked whether God will always just be merciful, no matter what?  But then what about his judgement and wrath against sin?  Or will he eventually just give up and abandon his people?  But then […]

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Fight or Flight – 1 Tim 6:11-16

Paul gives us a picture of the Christian life as like being in a fight.  Do you ever think about that?  Do you wake up and think, today I need to fight the good fight of faith?  Are we in the fight? Are we willing to fight? Part of the fight is the fight against […]

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Luke 1:67-80 Worship and Praise

C.S. Lewis said, “The central miracle asserted by Christians is the incarnation. They say that God became man. Every other miracle prepares for this, or exhibits this, or results from this.” We look at the prophecy of Zechariah following the birth of John the Baptist to help us see that the incarnation of Jesus should […]

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