No One Meets God’s Standard of Goodness

Text: Romans 3:1-20 – The Apostle Paul continues his message to the Jews that they are no better than the Gentiles, even if they are God’s “chosen people.” But, as Pastor Russ reminds us, this message is really a wake up call for everyone. There is NO ONE who can claim to meet God’s standard […]

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Christianity: Not An Inherited Identity

Text: Romans 2: 17-29 – Pastor Russ continues in our series on the Book of Romans. Here in Chapter 2, Paul turns his attention to those who think they are “safe” because they come from a special heritage. For Paul, he was speaking to the Jews who thought they had a monopoly on God’s favor […]

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Intro to the Book of Romans

Text: Romans 1: 1-7 – In this message, Pastor Russ introduces a new sermon series that will take us through the book of Romans.The Apostle Paul wrote this letter to a predominantly Gentile church that was probably founded by Jewish Christians converted at Pentecost who took the gospel back to Rome. As the church grew, […]

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God – The Just and the Justifier

Text: Romans 3:21-26 – In this message, Sean Rodgers, one of the elders of Grace Church, unpacks the theological doctrine of justification. In this text, the Apostle Paul states that God is both just and the justifier for those who have put their faith in Jesus Christ (v.26). In this doctrine, we see how the […]

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Guest speaker, Calvin Smith from Creation Ministries International shares how the biblical understanding of the gospel that leads to salvation, commonly called the “Romans Road,” first requires understanding the “other half” of the map – the lost part of the path that begins with the book of Genesis. There we find what God’s original intent […]

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