UNION WITH CHRIST: Romans Part 25

In examining the doctrine of assurance and the effect of justification Paul now comes to examine the union that the believer has with Christ. Theologians call this union invisible or mystical because it is spiritual as opposed to material. Nevertheless it remains a real and vital union and as such it argues for our eternal salvation. The redeemed of God are bound to Christ in an inseparable eternal union.

WHAT IS JOY? – Romans Part 24

The Results of Justification (c) The Ingredients of Joy Romans 5:6-11 In dealing with the effects of Justification Paul is examining the subject of assurance and its various elements. Binding all of these elements together is the experience of joy. True assurance begets a sense of of joy and happiness. Therefore our security in ChristContinue reading “WHAT IS JOY? – Romans Part 24”

Matthew 10: CHRIST COMMISSIONS HIS DISCIPLES

1. Their People v5 2. Their Proclamation v6 3. Their Power v7 4. Their Poverty v8 – 10 5. Their Path v11- 15 6. Their Preparation v16- 20 7. Their Persecution v21 8. Their Perseverance v22 9. Their Peace v23- 25 10.Their Presentation v26 – 31 11. Their Posture v32 – 39 12. Their ProvisionContinue reading “Matthew 10: CHRIST COMMISSIONS HIS DISCIPLES”

SECURITY IN CHRIST; Romans Part 22

The Results of Justification (a) Security in Christ Romans 5:1-2 Having spent ch4 examining Justification by Faith Paul begins ch5 with the word “therefore”. He is remaining with the same general theme of justification yet he now has words for these people based upon the doctrine he has been expounding. The apostle now expounds theContinue reading “SECURITY IN CHRIST; Romans Part 22”