Romans: Good News from God
Pastor Keith Krell - Fall 2019, Winter 2020, Fall 2020
I'm NOT Okay, You're NOT Okay. | Romans 3:9-20
November 3, 2019 • Pastor Keith Krell • Romans 3:9–20
What is the bottom line truth about humankind apart from Christ? Paul wraps up the Sin section (1:18-3:20) like a lawyer with a charge, an indictment, and a verdict. His devastatingly bad news prepares us for good news.
The Guts of the Gospel | Romans 3:21-26
November 10, 2019 • Pastor Keith Krell • Romans 3:21–26
The question of the ages asked by Job was: “How can a person be righteous before God?” (Job 9:2) Romans 3:21-26, the greatest paragraph in the Bible, sets out to answer that question with a thorough discussion of “the righteousness of God.”
Why Works Won't Work | Romans 3:27-4:12
November 17, 2019 • Pastor Keith Krell • Romans 3:27—4:12
Have you ever boasted in your own efforts or assumed that you contributed to your salvation? Why is it that works cancel out grace? Paul answers these questions and shares three essential truths related to justification.
God's Benefit Package | Romans 5:1-11
December 8, 2019 • Pastor Keith Krell • Romans 5:1–11
Benefits are an important part of life. They influence our choice of a college, a job, and even a spouse. However, the most important benefits are those that accompany faith in Christ. In Romans 5:1-11, we will discover the unconditional and eternal benefits God offers.
A Tale of Two Heads | Romans 5:12-21
December 22, 2019 • Pastor Keith Krell • Romans 5:12–21
The human race is often divided by language, race, nationality, class, education, culture, and religion. But there's only one division that ultimately matters: Are you in Adam or in Christ? In Romans 5:12-21 we'll learn why this division is so eternally critical.
The Rise of the Living Dead | Romans 6:1-14
January 5, 2020 • Pastor Keith Krell • Romans 6:1–14
There are two important questions that every person must answer: "Who are you?" and, "What are you doing here?" How we answer these questions will determine the degree that we are able to honor Christ with our lives.
The Freedom of Slavery | Romans 6:15-23
January 12, 2020 • Pastor Keith Krell • Romans 6:15–23
Why shouldn't you sin? Is just one act of sin really that bad? Isn't God gracious and forgiving when dealing with sin? Paul answers these questions with warnings about the nature of sin and an exhortation on how to overcome it.