Sermons on Romans

It’s All In Your Head

Text:  Romans 8:5-6 5 For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. 6 To set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. This Sunday we will be looking specifically at the phrase “…set their minds on the things of the Spirit.”  What on earth…

Keep Your Fork

Text:  Romans 8:18-25 The theme of our text is hope, and we sure are experts at that, either having it or losing it.   But our text is about the ultimate hope that underlies all other ones.  Some of you have heard this story, but it bears repeating.  A woman was given a few months to live.  As she sat with her pastor to plan her funeral service, she made an odd demand: “I must be buried with a fork in…

The “So What” of Romans 1-11

Text:                Romans 12:1–8 Sermon:        “The ‘So What?’ of Romans 1-11”           This Sunday is the first day in Lent, the 40 days of fasting and penitence, from Ash Wednesday to Maundy Thursday.  The four Sundays within this time period are not counted among the 40 days of Lent because each Sunday is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus and cannot be used for mournful activities such as fasting and ashes.  This Sunday is also Youth Sunday and we are…