After Paul has spent time reminding God's people of both their current standing and future hope in Christ, he now retells the tragic story of one person in the beginning. Through this one man, Adam, sin burst onto the scene and death was now in charge. But Paul has a purpose behind recounting this – he wants to draw us in to the story of another man whose one great act would surpass that of the one man's sin. Sin and death may have been unleashed through Adam, but "how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ!"
How Much More!
May 26, 2019 • Scott Lencke • Romans 5:12-21
God’s Mercy & Compassion
8/11/2019 • August 11, 2019 • Ron Surgeon
“Have you ever looked at your life, confused, wondering why thing aren’t working out the way you believe God said they would? Romans 9 echos that question. Paul, with Israel’s unbelief in mind, wrestles with God’s faithfulness while bringing insight to the question, “Has the word of God failed?”