Understanding our sin is essential to accepting Jesus as our savior, says Pastor Matt. The Apostle Paul outlined just how totally depraved we are in our sin, which touches every aspect of our body and lives. Find out how powerful sin can be.
Our need to understand leads to many questions, which some don't want to take the time to answer. But Paul addressed lots of them in his letter to the Romans in an attempt to lead them to Jesus. Questions are the tool that can change hearts, says Pastor Jeremy Zilkie.
Superheros in movies often learn the difficult lesson that they have to become a hero on the inside to earn the right to wear the costume of a hero. The apostle Paul made the same point when he wrote at letter the Jews of Rome. Only the suit he was describing was circumcision. Find out more.
Jews in Rome believed that their calling as God's chosen people gave them reason to brag. Similar to the way Americans feel superior spiritually in the world today, says Pastor Matt. But no one is righteous apart from Jesus.
In his letter to the Romans, Paul warns Jews about their pride. No one is immune from judgement and everyone will be judged through Jesus Christ. Find out more.
The most righteous of people sometimes forget how wretched their sin is. We dismiss small sins too easily. Find out what God thinks about them.
People feel outrage at the injustice and hypocrisy in Hollywood or Washington D.C. But then we forget, we are just as sinful and full of judgement. Find out why Pastor Matt says "We are the Swamp."
We point to others and mock them for their foolish choices. Yet we ignore our own sins and depravity. Find out what warning Paul gives to us.
The Bible sometimes tells you things you don't want to hear - like homosexuality is a sin. But Christians can't rewrite God's word to fit their needs. Find out what happens when you want to "have it your way."
If we are not worshiping our Creator, then we humans instead worship the created, Paul told the Romans in his letter. So what happens when we exchange the divine in our lives for idols? Find out.
The love, mercy and grace of God make no sense apart from his wrath. But what is God's wrath and how do we escape it? Find out more during our study of Romans.
Face the Wrath
- 1.Power of Sin
- 2.Do We Have Time for Questions?
- 3.We Don't Deserve the Suit
- 4.No One Likes a Braggart
- 5.He is Our Immunity
- 6.Only God Can Judge Me
- 7.We're the Swamp
- 8.The Stupid Criminal in All of Us
- 9.Have It Your Way
- 10.A Foolish Exchange
- 11.But First, the Bad News