Kept by the Love of God | Romans 8:38-39, Acts 16:16-25

  Introduction Our text today is well illustrated by a narrative found in Acts 16. Please turn in your Bibles with me to Acts 16 and keep your place in Romans 8. In Acts 16, we find Paul and Silas setting off on what’s often referred to as the Second Missionary Journey. Paul [...]

God’s Love: Never Earned and Never Ending | Romans 8:37-39, Luke 18:9-14

The last two verses of Romans 8 end with a staggering statement about God’s love. Verses 38-39 crescendo to a final chord proclaiming that nothing will be able to separate us from the love of God.  Nothing! The foundation for this biblical truth is briefly mentioned at the end of verse 37. Last [...]

Over-Conquerors | Romans 8:37, Esther 2-7

  Introduction Keep a finger in Romans 8 and turn in your Bible to the Book of Esther. We’ll pick up the story in chapter 3. Leading up to chapter 3, Satan had used a man named Haman to put together a scheme to destroy God’s people. Haman had manipulated the political system [...]

The Christian’s Vital Breath | Romans 8:26-34

  Introduction How long do you think you can hold your breath? Thirty Seconds? A minute maybe? Most Navy seals can hold their breath for about 2 ½ minutes. After extensive training, a small number of people in the world can hold their breath for over 10 minutes. In 2012, German free diver [...]

God’s Holiness and Our Justification | Romans 8:33

  Introduction After years of service the Lord, the Prophet Isaiah was in for a shock one day. In Isaiah chapter 6, the prophet speaks about a vision he had of the Lord. In this vision, Isaiah caught a glimpse of the holiness of God. When Isaiah saw God’s utter holiness, his mind [...]

God’s Limitless Love | Romans 8:31-32

No audio available for this teaching!   Introduction   God’s love never runs out. God’s love knows no limit. God’s love is extravagant and in a never-ending supply. God wants you to know His deep love for you. Now, God’s love is not sentimental. His love is deep and it’s real. Our passage today shows [...]

God’s Sovereignty in Salvation | Romans 8:28-30, 2 Peter 1:2-4, Titus 3:4-7 & Ephesians 1:3-6

  Introduction Our God rules sovereignly over salvation. The Bible teaches that God’s grace for us reaches all the way back before the creation of the earth. Every step leading to your salvation was done in the context of God’s grace-filled initiation: The person who told you about Jesus was placed into your [...]

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All for Good but Not Good for All | Romans 8:28, Deuteronomy 8

  Introduction A couple years ago, the Arizona Republic published an article titled “Arizona Lottery: You can’t win unless you play… and play…. And play….” They explain in the article that the odds of winning the Arizona lottery are “nearly impossible to comprehend.” Only 1 in every 175 million people who play the [...]

ALIVE! Verse by Verse Through Romans 8

Canyon Bible Church is a place where Jesus the center of attention and where God’s Word is taught with both zeal & depth.   This Fall, your family is invited to join us as we engage in a verse by verse study through Romans 8 on the indwelling, empowering & emboldening of the Spirit of Christ Jesus. [...]

By |2015-12-07T09:40:02+00:00December 7th, 2015|ALIVE! Romans 8, Romans|2 Comments

Led by the Spirit | Romans 8:14

  Led by the Spirit | Romans 8:14 Not every spiritual teaching originates from the Holy Spirit. In fact, a great deal of the “spiritual teaching” you’ll find in popular culture does not come from the Holy Spirit and does not originate from God’s Word.  Right now, there are other “spirits” at work [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:41+00:00December 6th, 2015|ALIVE! Romans 8, Romans|0 Comments