SERMON NOTES

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AUGUST 7. 2022 // Romans: Made new

Reconciled

Peace is what you want.

Peace is what you want, and grace is how you get it.

Pax Romana: The peace of Rome

ROMANS 5:1-2

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand.

ROMANS 1:7

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

"As in life, so now in death, at rest in peace by grace through faith."

ROMANS 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes...

Reconciliation is the mending of a broken relationship.

PEACE (5:1-2a)


Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand.

HOPE (5:2b-4)


And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.

LOVE (5:5-8)


And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

HOPE (5:9-10)


Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him! For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!

PEACE (5:11)


Not only is this so, but we also boast in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.

Let God's opinion of you define you.


Let Christ's death define God's opinion of you.

JOHN 14:27

 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives.

MATTHEW 11:28

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest."

LUKE 23:39-43

 One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: “Aren’t you the Messiah? Save yourself and us!” But the other criminal rebuked him. “Don’t you fear God,” he said, “since you are under the same sentence? We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong.” Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.”

Jesus answered him, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.”