Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail

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Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail

The Book of Romans was originally a letter, written to a young church in the most influential city in the world. Its writer dove into great detail about the radical nature and the everyday implications of the grace that each one of his hearers had received--and were still struggling to understand. The end result is a detailed, passionate, and rich exposition of God’s love in Christ that resonates deeply in the hearts of God’s complicated and curious people--in particular those that still find themselves in an influential urban center. It’s a book that Martin Luther called, “...the chief part of the New Testament and...truly the purest Gospel. It is worthy not only that every Christian should know it word for word, by heart, but also that he should occupy himself with it every day, as the daily bread of the soul.” In this series we will look at the major themes in Paul’s letter and examine the implications of grace that they outline, in all of it’s beautiful details. Accompanying this sermon series will be a Romans reading plan and free copies of RJ Grunewald’s book, “Reading Romans with Luther.”

August 20, 2017

Week 11 | Gifts, Ethics, and Loving Neighbors

Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Queens Parish verse: Romans 12:1–12:2, Romans 13:8–13:14

August 13, 2017

Week 10 | Suffering

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 8:18–8:39

July 30, 2017

Week 8 | Righteousness

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 4:16–4:25

July 16, 2017

Week 7 | The Power and Primacy of the Gospel

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 5:1–5:5, Romans 5:12–5:21

July 9, 2017

Week 6 | The Bad News

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 3:21–3:31, Romans 8:1–8:11

July 2, 2017

Week 5 | Law and Gospel

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 10:13–10:15, Romans 9:30–9:33

June 25, 2017

Week 4 | The Old Man

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 6:6–6:14, Romans 8:12–8:17

June 11, 2017

Week 2 | The Human Condition

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 5:1–5:2, Romans 5:6–5:10, Romans 6:1–6:5

June 4, 2017

Week 1 | Exposed

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Reading Romans | Grasping Grace in Great Detail Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Romans 1:16–1:17

August 5, 2018

Week 5 | Psalm 22 (Abandonment)

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Summer in the Psalms Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Psalm 22

July 29, 2018

Week 4 | Psalm 51 (Grief Over Sin)

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Summer in the Psalms Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Psalm 51

July 22, 2018

Week 3 | Psalm 23 (Fear and Death)

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Summer in the Psalms Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Psalm 23

July 15, 2018

Week 2 | Psalm 35 (Enemies and Obstacles)

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Summer in the Psalms Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Psalm 35

July 1, 2018

Week 5 | A Messy Faith

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Life of David Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 1 Kings 2:1–2:4, 1 Kings 2:10–2:12

June 24, 2018

Week 4 | A Great King

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Life of David Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 2 Samuel 1:1–16, 1 Samuel 16:4–16:12, Mark 10:45–10:45

June 17, 2018

Week 3 | A Wise Wife

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Life of David Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 1 Samuel 25:1–25:35

June 10, 2018

Week 2 | Fleeing and Fearful

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Life of David Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 1 Samuel 21:1–21:9, Matthew 11:28–11:29

June 3, 2018

Week 1 | An Unlikely Hero

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Life of David Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 1 Samuel 17:38–17:50, Psalm 25:1–25:5