Bible Talk : From Here to Eternity : Romans 1-4 : Saved for Sure

Romans 1:1-17

Romans 3:19-31

 

14 October 2018

Roger Cunningham

 

Can we be sure

Looking back

 

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.

Romans 1:16-17

 

This claim of salvation

 Our common problem

 

There is no difference between Jew and Gentile, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood—to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished— he did it to demonstrate his righteousness at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus.

Romans 3:22-26

 God’s common grace

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 

Romans 5:1

 

The benefits and call to obedience

 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,

Romans 8:1

 

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