The New Reformation 10: Matters of Personal Conscience

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Should Christians drink alcohol? Do Yoga? Celebrate Halloween? The answer to these kinds of questions isn’t actually cut and dry. Therefore, we have liberty to live according to our personal conscience. Romans 14 lays out a strategy to navigate disagreements what behaviors are acceptable for Christians. This message will liberate you from being the behavior police and empower you to walk in unity with people who are different than you. Download this Message Download the … Read More

The New Reformation 9: Understanding Romans 9 (Part 2)

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We finish discussing Romans 9. What does Paul mean by vessels of wrath and vessels of mercy? Are these fixed from all eternity or can vessels of wrath be changed by the grace of God into vessels of mercy? We argue for the latter in a really encouraging message! Download this Message Download the Notes

The New Reformation 8: Understanding Romans 9 (Part 1)

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Romans 9 is a difficult passage of scripture. What we argue is that God is not choosing specific individuals for salvation and damnation (double predestination). Rather He has chosen that we approach Him through faith rather than works. Many Jewish people in Paul’s day, and many religious people today, still stumble at this stumbling stone. Download this Message Download the Notes

The New Reformation 7: Victory Over the Old Man

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In Romans 7, Paul describes his personal struggle against the sin principle or “Old Man.” Does this description apply to believers? Or is Paul talking about his life before Jesus? Should we expect to always be hindered by sin? Or are we empowered to live lives transformed by the power of God? Download this Message Download the Notes

The New Reformation 6: Mature Reasons for Holiness

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Paul describes moving from the Old Covenant to the New as similar to moving from childhood to adulthood. As kids, we often do things for immature reasons (even if they’re the right things). In adulthood, those motivations go away, and we have to embrace mature reasons for making good decisions. Let’s leave fear of judgement in the Old Testament and live for God because we love Him! Download this Message Download the Notes