But if we walk in the light, just as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ, His Son, cleanses us from all sin. 1 John 1:7

Sermons on Romans

Trinity 6 – 2024

Romans 6:1-11 The Bible often emphasizes the negative side of the gospel. The negative side of the gospel, you ask? Yes. From one angle, the message of the gospel is a pledge that God will not do certain things, because of Christ. Those who repent of their sins and trust in Christ are assured that…

Lent 2 – 2024

Video has no sound 📢  Romans 5:1-11 We’re all probably familiar with the well-known Groucho Marx gag, where Groucho is a doctor, and a patient comes to him and says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this.” The doctor replies, “Then don’t do that.” This is funny as slapstick humor. But we wouldn’t think that…

The Feast of All Saints – 2023

Romans 8:23b-25 Please listen with me to these words from the 8th chapter of St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans, beginning in the 23rd verse: “We also who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, eagerly waiting for the adoption, the redemption of our body. For we were saved in…

Trinity 12 – 2023

Romans 10:5-17 We believe in a God who speaks. He is not a God who invites us to draw near to him through ecstatic experiences or feelings of enlightenment. We do not know God through emotions or mysticism. Rather, it is God who first draws near to us, by speaking to us. And he wants…

Trinity 10 – 2023

Romans 9:30-10:4 What does it mean to “pursue righteousness”? That’s not a phrase that we hear very often. Does this mean that people today don’t pursue righteousness? Or does this mean that they describe and define this pursuit in different ways, with different terms? Well, to be righteous, or to have righteousness, means that things…

Trinity 7 – 2023

Romans 6:15-23 “For the wages of sin is death.” We all know what a wage is, especially in comparison to a gift. A wage is something you get as a consequence of your own work. A wage is something you earn. It is not given to you as a gift, with no strings attached. Rather,…