Sunday, September 28, 2008

Spirit of Victory

(Romans Series, part 16)
This passage gives us an opportunity to end the series on a note of victory and an affirmation of eternal life, addressing death in the context of Paul's affirmation of hope.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Spirit of Adoption

(Romans Series, part 15)
Paul presents an understanding of hope that is profoundly relational, epic in historic sweep, and deeply rooted in human experience.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Spirit of Wisdom

(Romans Series, part 14)
Here Paul draws a stark contrast between the way of the culture around them and the way of the Spirit. It has to do with the "setting of the mind", which is the difference between the way of the wise and the way of the fool.