Category Archives: Biblical Theology

Romans 8:28-9:5 From Suffering to Intercession

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Romans 8, part 3 Suffering with Christ

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Romans 8, part 1

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Romans 7:1-4

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The Judgment Seat of Christ: Romans 2:1-2:16

In Romans 2:16, Paul states that a day is coming when God will judge the secrets of our hearts through Jesus Christ. The thought of standing before the judgment seat of Christ and having to offer an account of my … Continue reading

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Believers are no longer objects of God’s Wrath

Believers are no longer the objects of God’s wrath.¬† God is not waiting up in heaven to thrown lightning bolts on Christian believers when and if they sin. ¬†Because of our sense of shame and sin-consciousness, however, we may find … Continue reading

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The Revelation of God’s Wrath: Romans 1:18-32

It is not popular to talk of God’s wrath these days, for the very idea that God would be intensely angry with humanity for any reason has become almost incomprehensible to us. When we think of wrath, we imagine some … Continue reading

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The Gospel of God’s Righteousness: Rom 1:16-17

Every day it seems like we hear about the horrific things that human beings do to one another: the school shootings, murders, wars, rape and sexual abuse, thefts and burglaries, abuses of power, scandals, and betrayals.¬† In our darkest moments … Continue reading

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Deliverance from a Sin-Consciousness

For many years I suffered under a lingering sense of shame at the core of my being. It wasn’t guilt for things I had done – for that I knew and trusted in the forgiveness of God through the sacrifice … Continue reading

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James 1:13-15 and where sin originates

A friend of mine recently asked me how I reconcile James 1:13-15, which seems to imply that sin has its origin in our own human desires, with our teaching about sin and righteousness arising from one of two spirits which … Continue reading

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