Romans 5-7 Week 6 – The Ministry of the Law

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Romans 5-7 Week 6 – The Ministry of the Law Dave Riddle – 2/18/2018 Key passage: Romans 7:7-13 Paul’s opening Q&A is like others we’ve heard before. Romans 7:7 Is the law sin? Absolutely not! The Law exposes sin Romans 7:7 I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had […]

Romans 5-7 Week 5 – Dead to the Law

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Romans 5-7 Week 5 – Dead to the Law Dave Riddle – 2/11/2018 Key passage: Romans 7:1-6 Reminder: Romans 6:14 Not under the law… A simple and straightforward truism: Truism = statement of truth Romans 7:1 Law is only binding for the living. A real-life analogy: marriage Romans 7:2-3 An analogy, not a teaching on […]

Romans 5-7 Week 4 – A Peculiar Kind of Freedom

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Romans 5-7 Week 4 – A Peculiar Kind of Freedom Dave Riddle – 2/04/2018 Key passage: Romans 6:11-23 Recognize your identity in Jesus Romans 6:11 “Consider” logizomai (Greek: λογίζομαι) – to take into account, to make an account of, to reckon… Romans 6:12 First recognize your identity in Christ, then live it out. Align your […]

Romans 5-7 Week 3 – Dying to Live

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Romans 5-7 Week 3 – Dying to Live Dave Riddle – 1/28/2017 Key passage: Romans 6:1-10 A Confrontational Question Romans 6:1 what should we say then? Should we continue in sin so that grace may multiply? A Piercing Response/Answer Romans 6:2 Absolutely not! How can we who died to sin still live in it? A […]

Communion Reminders

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Communion Reminders 1/21/18 – John Shinn Key Passage: Psalm 86:11-13 “11 Teach me Your way, O LORD, and I will walk in Your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear Your name.  12 I will praise You, O Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever.  13 […]

Romans 5-7 Week 2 – A Tale of Two

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Romans 5-7 Week 2 – A Tale of Two Dave Riddle – 1/14/2017 Key passage: Romans 5:12-21 The Reality of Adam Sin Arrives Romans 5:12 Genesis 3:6 Death Follows Universal – for everyone Romans 5:12 King of all humanity Romans 5:13-14 The Contrast of Jesus A Gift Greater than the Offense Romans 5:15 Greater in… […]

Romans 5-7 Week 1 – The Greatness of our Salvation

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Romans 5-7 Week 1 – The Greatness of our Salvation Dave Riddle – 1/07/2017 Today’s passage includes wonderful guarantees for those who have genuine faith in Christ Jesus: Proclaimed as righteous Romans 5:1 “declared righteous by faith” Peace with God Romans 5:1 “We have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ” eirēnē (Greek: εἰρήνη) […]

Starting with Focus

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Starting with Focus Dave Riddle – 12/31/2017 Key Passages: Proverbs 17:24 Proverbs 14:24 An intelligent person aims at wise action, but a fool starts off in many directions. (Good News Translation) A certain wise action is becoming like Jesus Luke 6:40 a disciple is not above his teacher but everyone when he is fully trained […]

Divine Disruption – Pt. 4 – Peace

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Divine Disruption – Pt. 4 – Peace Dave Riddle – 12/24/2017 Key Passages: Luke 2:13-14, John 14:27, 16:33, 20:19, Colossians 3:15a, Romans 12:16, Hebrews 12:14, Philippians 4:6-9, Isaiah 26:3, Galatians 5:22-23, Matthew 5:9, 10:34 eirēnē (Greek: εἰρήνη) – a state of rest, denoting the absence or end of strife. It refers to a state of […]