The Failure of Religion, Part 2
Moralism / religion can lead to a misplaced confidence in the external. The solution is an inward transformation of the heart.
The Meaning of the Resurrection
The news that Jesus is risen is packed with meaning. This passage beckons us to consider and respond to this life transforming news.
The Failure of Religion
Region fails us but thankfully through the gospel we don’t need to be good enough on our own.
The Dark Heart
This passage shows us the bad news, so that we might understand the good news.
Motivated by the Gospel
Having our hearts changed by the gospel should motivate us to proclaim it to others. This can bear fruit not only with those who are yet to believe but strengthen those who do. Paul sees this as a gift to share and when others are deeply moved by the Gospel, it is a mutual encouragement.
The Heart of the Gospel
In this opening section of Romans we see that the Gospel is good news about Jesus, that calls us to Jesus.