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Swimming Upstream

There are times when we need a new look at a familiar verse. The ESV translates the first part of […]

Text: Romans 12:2
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
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Trouble in the Church!

Greet one another with a holy kiss … but don’t go kissing everyone. That will serve as a useful summary […]

Text: Romans 16:17-20
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
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Let’s Bring Back the Holy Kiss: Rediscovering Real Love in the Family of God

“Greet one another with a holy kiss” (Romans 16:16). In some ways Romans 16 appears to be one of the […]

Text: Romans 16:1-16
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
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Why We Pray

A quarter-century ago, when we were living in the Los Angeles area, I attended an all-day seminar on prayer led […]

Text: Romans 15:30-33
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
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I’m Coming To Rome Someday, I Hope: Seven Reflections on Knowing the Will of God

Romans 15:22-29 offers a fascinating glimpse into the mind of the Apostle Paul. Essentially it is Paul’s answer to the […]

Text: Romans 15:22-29
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
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Portrait of a Godly Pastor

In 1978 Michael Hart wrote a book called “The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential People in History.” In […]

Text: Romans 15:14-21
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
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God’s Multicultural Church

The term multicultural is much in the news these days. Politicians and social scientists use it to describe a certain […]

Text: Romans 15:7-13
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
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Inside the Wedding Ring

I was twenty-five years old and fresh out of seminary when I became the pastor of a small church in […]

Text: Romans 15:5-7
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
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Why We Don’t Have to Win Every Argument

For the last few weeks in our studies of Romans 14-15, we have been looking at the call of God […]

Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
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A Warning to Wine-Drinkers

Christian Liberty – You are free! Absolutely free. Christ has liberated you from the terrible burden of having to prove your worth by keeping a set of rules. You are free from the law, free from rule keeping, and free to make responsible choices. God has set you free so that you can please him with the choices you make.

Text: Romans 14:13-23
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)