The Holy Spirit sovereignly applies God’s love to the hearts of believers. This comes through our knowledge of the gospel of Christ and brings hope in the midst of suffering.
After eleven chapters detailing God’s salvation in Christ, we have a concise and radical conclusion. Salvation is from God, through God, and for God’s glory. This is why we are saved.
In Romans 12, Paul points out various facets that should be visible in the new life a Christian lives.
How can a believer be sure that he will be received into God’s glory? Only by trusting in Christ and what He has done for us at the cross.
Paul points us to two blessings which are to be enjoyed now by all those who are in Christ: peace with God and hope of glory. Both of these are to drastically affect how we live today.
God gives us seven characteristics of His saving work that we might have peace with Him and worship Him wholeheartedly.
How can sinful man be righteous before a holy God? No doctrine is more important to evangelical theology than the doctrine of justification by faith alone – by this doctrine the church will stand or fall.