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The Gospel of John has been leading us to see who Jesus is, the Sovereign God over all things. How are we suppose to relate this great truth to the betrayal of Judas? In this message, we discover that through this tragic betrayal Jesus knows, Jesus cares and Jesus rules!
When evil occurs, we all ask, "Why?" but there is a fundamental flaw in the question. Because the seeming calamity has happened to us, we think that the answer to the question of evil has to do with us, too, but it doesn’t: It’s always about God.
Looking at what fear Christians might face and how the love of God delivers us from that fear as well as some analogies for experiencing love.
THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD: amidst His Sovereignty and Our Faith in Jesus (Message #18 * Romans 9:30-33) 03-17-2013
The Righteousness of God: and Our Faith in Jesus Christ ● The Righteous shall Live by Faith: We are sinners who cannot be saved thru works of the law (vs30-32; 1:17) ● God’s Gospel is Offensive to those who are Self-Righteous: because God commands us to humble ourselves by surrendering to Christ’s Lordship and embracing His cross (vs32-33) ● Those who Believe in Jesus Christ will Never be put to Shame: so Live by faith in Jesus Christ, and enjoy the glory of God’s righteousness now and when Jesus returns (v33) The Sovereignty of God: and Our Faith in Jesus Christ ● God’s Election for His own Glory: amidst God’s wrath against our Sin (1:6-7; 1:18ff; 8:28-29; 9:6ff; 11:28-36; Eph 1:4-5; Rev 18:1ff; 20:11ff) ● God’s Love thru His Son for Sinners: and our Rejection of God’s Gospel (5:6-8; 9:30ff; 10:21; Jn 3:16; Mt 13:1-23; Rev 9:20; 14:6; 16:8) ● God’s Merciful-Saving Power: and our Faith in Jesus Christ (1:16; 9:6ff; 10:1ff; 11:25ff; Mt 11:27; Jn 1:1ff; 6:44; Gal 2:20; Rev 12:11) ● God’s Righteousness Revealed in the Gospel: transforming God’s people to be His holy witnesses who share in Christ’s eternal glory (1:5-17; 3:21ff; 8:17ff; 9:30ff; 12:1ff; 15:1ff; 16:25ff; Ezk 36:22ff; 1Pe 2:4ff; Rev 19:7; 21:1ff)
The fear of rejection - it's often one of our biggest fears. So why was Jesus rejected? And how do we face it like Jesus did with both courage and kindness? In this message, Pastor Jeremy teaches on the plan of God and the glory of God and how they help us to understand and overcome rejection.