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

October 14, 2018

Week 3 | Meditating with God

speaker: Anthony Forgione Series: Words with God Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Psalm 1

October 7, 2018

Week 2 | Praying with Jesus

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Words with God Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Luke 11:1–11:4, Hebrews 7, Hebrews 9

September 30, 2018

Dwelling with God’s Word

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Words with God Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Luke 10:38–10:42

September 23, 2018

Week 3 | Lies

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Dealing with Discontent Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Philippians 4:10–4:13, 1 Timothy 6:6–6:11

September 16, 2018

Week 2 | Loss

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Dealing with Discontent Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Hebrews 11:29–11:40, Psalm 13, Job 1:21

September 9, 2018

Week 1 | Longing

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Dealing with Discontent Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 2 Samuel 11:1–11:3, 1 Timothy 6:6–6:11, Psalm 23:1–23:4

August 26, 2018

Week 2 | Choose our Attitude

speaker: Mark Budenholzer Series: Heart Your Hood 2018 Topic: Midtown Parish verse: Galatians 5:13–5:26

August 19, 2018

Week 1 | Change the World

speaker: Matt Popovits Series: Heart Your Hood 2018 Topic: Midtown Parish verse: 2 Corinthians 5:17–5:21, Acts 1:6–1:11

August 5, 2018

Week 5 | Psalm 22 (Abandonment)

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