Central Reflections: Closing Words

Paul’s Letter to the Romansapostle-paul

As Paul brings this letter to a close, he deals with details concerning his apostleship, leaves the Romans with numerous greetings and signs off with a doxology.

Rom 15.14-16.27.pdf

Rom 15.14-16.27.mp3

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Central Streaming: The Day Is at Hand

Paul’s Letter to the Romansapostle-paul

The more we look toward the Lord’s coming, the more we will want to live as if we were already in his presence.

Romans 13.11-14.pdf

Romans 13.11-14.mp3

Central Streaming: Church and State

Paul’s Letter to the Romansapostle-paul

Christ must have our first and complete loyalty.  Still, human government is also instituted by God.

Romans 13.1-7.pdf       

Romans 13.1-7.mp3

Central Streaming: Genuine Love

Paul’s Letter to the Romansapostle-paul

We tend to think of love as an emotion or something completely connected to our feelings.  The Bible sees it somewhat differently, as Paul in this passage explains.

Romans 12.09-21.pdf

Romans 12.9-21.mp3

Central Streaming: Many Members

Paul’s Letter to the Romans

C-S-LEWIS

 

A good toe-nail is not an unsuccessful attempt at a brain: and if it were conscious it would delight in being simply a good toe-nail.

– C. S. Lewis (1898 – 1963),

Romans 12.3-8.pdf 

Romans 12.3-8.mp3

Central Streaming: Complete Transformation

Paul’s Letter to the Romans

Douglas Moo

 

Theology, in other words, includes in its nature an implicit call to transform one’s life, to adjust our thinking and our acting in accordance with the truth of God in Christ. 

– Douglas Moo,
Wheaton Graduate School

Romans 12.1-2.pdf 

Romans 12.1-2.mp3

Central Streaming: God’s Gracious Plan

Paul’s Letter to the Romansapostle-paul

Unity in diversity is not only possible among God’s people, it is part of God’s gracious plan.

Rom 9.1-11.36.pdf

Rom 9.1-11.36.mp3