God’s Way of Making Things Right

William C. Brownson Uncategorized

READ : Romans 3:1-21 What is God’s strategy for making right all that we have made wrong?     Introduction (review) Welcome, friends, to this fourth in our series on the heart of the Christian faith from the first eight chapters of Paul’s letter to the Romans! We’ve talked about the blessed effects of the gospel and Paul’s eagerness to proclaim it – how he’s not ashamed because it’s God’s power to save, God’s way of making things right with …

Chosen Ones Needing Grace

William C. Brownson Uncategorized

READ : Romans 2:1-19 Welcome, friends, to this third in our series on the heart of the Christian faith, messages from the first eight chapters of the letter to the Romans. We’ve thought about the marvelous effects of this letter in the history of God’s people—transformed lives and renewal of the church. At the center of Romans is the gospel. It is the power of God for salvation. Paul is not ashamed of it, and feels a great obligation to …

A World Without Excuse (before God)

William C. Brownson Uncategorized

READ : Romans 1:18-32 What’s wrong with the world, and whose fault is it? Welcome, dear friends, to this second in our series on the heart of the Christian faith, messages from the first eight chapters of the letter to the Romans. Last time we spoke of the gospel, the good news, what it is, the gospel of God, promised and planned by God about Jesus, God’s Son, the risen living Lord. We saw how this gospel is God’s power, …

Celebrating the Good News

William C. Brownson Uncategorized

READ : Romans 1:1-17 What is the “good news” of Jesus Christ and what does it do for people? Today Words of Hope’s president emeritus Dr. William Brownson explores Paul’s letter to the Romans for an explanation of what the gospel is really about. It’s a powerful message that we should never be ashamed of. It’s such a joy to be speaking again on Words of Hope. Welcome to this first in a series I’m calling, “The Heart of the …