If Palm Sunday tells us one thing, it’s that Jesus wants us to treat him as king. But what does it mean to do that? And what if his kingship is different to what we expected?
Paul has drawn the map of life, and placed us on it. So how do we navigate the ups and downs of life as servants of the Lord Jesus? This is the final sermon in the Romans 4-6 series.
How do you grow in grace? Something has happened in Jesus: those who are connected to him by faith have died to sin! But it doesn’t always feel like this in our experience. So, having died to sin in Jesus, how do we now kill our sins?
If God’s nature is to be gracious, even in the face of human sin… then why not keep sinning and get more grace? Or, to put it as an objection to Christianity: doesn’t salvation by grace mean people have no motivation to be good? Another way you could frame these questions goes like this: how does grace change you?
What is humanity destined for? What are you destined for? Romans 5.12–21 is nothing less than a God’s-eye view on the whole history of humanity, and it’s summed up in two humans who each represent two destinies open to humankind: Adam and Jesus. Are we destined for death or for life?