Topical Studies

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 8

Published: January 30, 2017 (Originally published: March 3, 2007)
Our last study began with God's election of Israel as His chosen people. In Chapter 10 we'll see how they came to be rejected.

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 7

Published: January 28, 2017 (Originally published: February 24, 2007)
We turn now from a study of doctrine to one of prophecy. A prophecy involving both Jews and Gentiles that unlocks a secret hidden from the foundation of the world. From among both, God would create a new race of man, neither Jew nor Gentile, called the Church.

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 6

Published: January 25, 2017 (Originally published: February 17, 2007)
In our last installment we completed Law School, and saw the impossible position we've been placed in. Now we're ready for a close look at the unbelievable blessing we call Grace.

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 5

Published: January 23, 2017 (Originally published: February 3, 2007)
Romans 7:1 to 8:21
Having had a righteousness from God imputed to us by faith apart from the Law, we now have the choice to live a life of holiness. No longer enslaved to our sin nature, we can rise above any self-destructive behavior that has caused us, and those around us, sorrow in the past.

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 4

Published: January 21, 2017 (Originally published: January 27, 2007)
Romans 5 and 6
Paul spent the better part of three chapters showing us man's desperate need for a savior. Any righteousness we can earn on our own is clearly inadequate to meet God's standards. We need to acquire a righteousness equal to His in order to dwell in His presence.

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 3

Published: January 18, 2017 (Originally published: January 20, 2007)
Romans 3:21-4:25
But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.

Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 2

Published: January 16, 2017 (Originally published: January 13, 2007)
Romans 2:1- 3:20

Paul continues his view of the world’s spiritual condition. Remember, he’s not writing about believers here. His intent in this introductory survey is to show that everyone needs the Gospel, whether Jew or Gentile. But I’m going to treat some of this as if it applies to us as well,


Romans: The Gospel According To Paul … Part 1

Published: January 14, 2017 (Originally published: January 6, 2007)
Romans 1
The Rapture is getting closer by the day. The Church's days on Earth are clearly numbered and whether we're taken up this year or not it's certainly not too soon to prepare. With that in mind we'll begin a study of Paul's Letter to the Romans, the Gospel according to Paul.

Beyond Tithing … Living The Abundant Life

Published: September 1, 2016 (Originally published: October 28, 2006)
You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God. 2 Cor 9:11.

Who’s Laughing Now?

Published: August 5, 2014 (Originally published: April 15, 2006)
It used to be that the world laughed at Christians for our beliefs. Now I think it's time to return the favor. I say that because it's utterly laughable what non-believers are running after in their increasingly futile effort to deny the existence of God.