Category: Agape Home Fellowship

  • Rom 10:1-17 The Engineering of Sharing the Gospel

    October 25, 2020 No Comment

    Rom 10:1, 9-10, 14-17 In Romans 9-11, Paul writes a trilogy of God’s plan for Israel. (some call it past, present, future) but he interrupts his regularly scheduled programming to break down the gospel’s demand upon those who know it and to those who need to hear it. 1 Brethren, my heart’s desire and my […]

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  • Rom 9  God’s Sovereignty is Not Fair

    October 11, 2020 No Comment

    1 I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit, 2 that I have great sorrow and unceasing grief in my heart. 3 For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according […]

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  • Rom 8: 26 – 39   Our Victory in Christ

    October 3, 2020 No Comment

    as we read this passage and all it contains, be mindful that every single thing mentioned is done by God, for God’s glory (and we are not the source of the action, merely the beneficiary) (no more so than a newborn baby can take credit for it’s diaper being changed) 26 In the same way the […]

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  • Rom 8:18-25 Is it Worth It ?

    September 13, 2020 No Comment

    18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us. 19 For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God. 20 For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, […]

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  • Rom 8:12-18 New You

    September 6, 2020 No Comment

    three brothers had gone off to different colleges and paths of education, lived a fair portion of their lives enjoying the pleasures of financial success. (a democratic politician, a doctor, and a lawyer) As time passed, they agreed to each purchase a very expensive gift for their now aging mother. One brother had a very […]

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  • Rom 8:1-11 Therefore there is now …

    August 23, 2020 No Comment

    we have read seven chapters, so far, in the letter to the Romans, that explain in great detail why every human being on this planet is condemned before God under the law. Everyone of us of is guilty Everyone of us is unable to bear the weight of the guilt Everyone of us is totally […]

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  • Rom 7: 14-25 How Do I Live This Out ?

    August 16, 2020 No Comment

    recap: 1:8-17 encouragement, I want to visit you in Rome 1:18-32 accusation against the godless (creation itself testifies) 2:1-16 accusation against the moralist (their own conscience) 2:17 – 3:8 accusation against the religious moralist (then called the jew) creation, their own conscience and law, God’s special revelation of His law 3:9-20 all are guilty before […]

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  • Romans 7: 7-13

    August 9, 2020 No Comment

    Paul has been talking about our old relationship to sin and to the law. He even states in vs 5 that the law aroused our desire to sin. He is now going to move into our new relationship to the law (as opposed to the old one) we’re going to be running around this morning, […]

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  • Rom 7:1-6 The Believer and Law

    August 2, 2020 No Comment

    in the Princess Bride “As you wish” is said seven times (four by Westley, three by the grandfather).  “Inconceivable” is said five times. “My name is Inigo Montoya…” is said six times. as you wish, an expression of true love, is the most common line in the movie (yet this expression of devotion is meant […]

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  • Rom 6: 15-23 Freedom to Choose

    July 26, 2020 No Comment

    last week, we read Paul telling the Romans about the concept  Christ’s death and resurrection opened the door for us to become holy separated from sin He is answering the judaizers who would say that freedom from the law is lawlessness  Take away the rules and you get chaos Kids in a house who are […]

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