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There is a remnant, chosen by grace.

By David Maby | August 19, 2018

Romans 11:3-6 3 “Lord, they have killed your prophets, they have demolished your altars, and I alone am left, and they seek my life.” 4 But what is God’s reply to him? “I have kept for myself seven thousand men who have not bowed the knee to Baal.” 5 So too at the present time…

Has God Rejected His People?

By David Maby | August 18, 2018

Romans 11:1-2 1 I ask, then, has God rejected his people? By no means! For I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, a member of the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. Do you not know what the Scripture says of Elijah, how he appeals to…

I have held out my hands to disobedient people

By David Maby | August 17, 2018

Romans 10:18-21 18 But I ask, have they not heard? Indeed they have, for “Their voice has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the world.” 19 But I ask, did Israel not understand? First Moses says, “I will make you jealous of those who are not a nation;…

What is Faith?

By David Maby | August 15, 2018

Romans 10:16-17 16 But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed what he has heard from us?” 17 So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ. – Romans 10:16-17 What is faith? It certainly is not believing blindly. For example you can believe that…

Preach the Good News

By David Maby | August 14, 2018

Romans 10:14-15 14 How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? 15 And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How…

Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved

By David Maby | August 13, 2018

Romans 10:11-13 11 For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.” 12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. 13 For “everyone who calls on the name of the…

If you confess with your mouth

By David Maby | August 12, 2018

Romans 10:8-10 8 But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); 9 because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will…

Righteousness comes by faith

By David Maby | August 8, 2018

Romans 10:5-7 5 For Moses writes about the righteousness that is based on the law, that the person who does the commandments shall live by them. 6 But the righteousness based on faith says, “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’” (that is, to bring Christ down) 7 “or ‘Who will…

That they might be saved

By David Maby | August 7, 2018

Romans 10:1-4 1 Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. 2 For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. 3 For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not…