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Messages with tag - Righteousness

Proverbs (2013)
Sun, Feb 03, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Proverbs 3:1-6
Series: Proverbs (2013)
Duration: 55 mins 20 secs
The only knowledge that translates into wisdom is knowledge of the Truth. Enmeshment with Truth is an inseparable relationship. Enmeshment in today’s language implies a dysfunctional relationship where one allows another to define him. In the spiritual realm it is a positive term where we aspire to be defined by, and inseparable from, the Truth of God. Truth acts as our protection from absorbing cosmic thinking. Understand the expanded meanings of mercy and Truth and the imagery behind writing them and binding them. Know that trust is based on specific principles of scripture. Applied trust is certainty that fear has lost its power to intimidate and motivate in light of the Truth that is written on our hearts.
Acts (2010)
Tue, Feb 19, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Acts 13:13-39
Series: Acts (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 26 secs
As we see Paul focus on the gospel with the Jews in Antioch in Pisidia, we should be aware of some modern evangelistic challenges seen through a comparison of Lordship Salvation and Free Grace. Those in Paul’s audience knew the scriptures, so it was effective for him to string together prophesies pointing to Christ. Review many of these Old Testament promises and see the familiar terms imputation, justification, forgiveness, propitiation, righteousness, and Christ the Servant. How does the resurrection seal the fulfillment of the Messianic prophesies? Do these Jews respond to Paul’s message?
Proverbs (2013)
Sun, Feb 24, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Proverbs 2:12-22
Series: Proverbs (2013)
Duration: 53 mins 17 secs
Proverbs chapter 2 focuses on God’s Word as our protection and shield. We see the importance of choosing the right path over the appeal of the world’s path in every decision we make. God’s wisdom here is protection against the promise of easy money and easy love relationships. The choice we make brings either joy in life or a death-like existence. The world entices us to abandon the path of righteousness and to walk in dark carnality. The only way to discern a beguiling lie from life-giving Truth is to know the nuances of difference through God’s Wisdom offered in the inspired scripture.
Acts (2010)
Tue, Feb 26, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Acts 13:40-52
Series: Acts (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 41 secs
Romans (2010)
Thu, Aug 15, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Romans 9:6-13
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 6 secs
Can we count on God to keep His promises? Listen to this lesson to learn how the Apostle Paul wrestles with this question concerning God's promises to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Find out what it means to be Jewish and how those long lists of generations in the Bible are not there to put us to sleep. Watch out for "wolves in sheep's clothing" who say they are our spiritual teachers but don't stick to Bible texts.
Romans (2010)
Thu, Aug 22, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Romans 9:6-13 & Malachi 1:1-4
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 23 secs
If God ever backed off His promises to the Jews how could Christians trust Him? Listen to this lesson to see how God, in His Sovereignty, chooses individuals and nations to fulfill His purposes but doesn't choose who will be saved. Find out that "love and hate" in Hebrew expresses "love and love less." Learn the difference between the children of the promise and the children of the seed.
Matthew (2013)
Sun, Sep 01, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Matthew 1:1
Series: Matthew (2013)
Duration: 57 mins 41 secs
True stories of the lives of famous people quickly move to the top of the best sellers' charts. Listen to this lesson to get in at the beginning of the engrossing story of the life of Christ as told by a once-hated tax collector, Matthew. See how his emphasis is on Christ as the promised Messianic king. Buckle your seatbelt for a "fly-over" view of the entire book and its six-point outline to get you ready for the not-to-be-missed practical ways this gospel can impact your life.
Romans (2010)
Thu, Sep 26, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Romans 10:1-4
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 36 secs
Are we puppets being manipulated to bring about God's plan for history or can we freely make our own choices? Listen to this lesson to learn that God is powerful enough to allow us free will but is nevertheless always bringing about His plans. Follow along to see that in spite of a pause because of the nation Israel's spurning of the Messiah, God's plan for them is still on track. Listen to a quick assessment of what has been covered so far in Romans and learn the difference between salvation and justification with the emphasis on righteousness.
Bible Study Methods (2013)
Sun, Sep 29, 2013
by Robert Dean
Series: Bible Study Methods (2013)
Duration: 39 mins 42 secs
An overview of the course. Why study the Bible? The importance of the Bible. Hendricks, Living By the Book, chapters 1-4
Bible Study Methods (2013)
Sun, Sep 29, 2013
by Robert Dean
Series: Bible Study Methods (2013)
Duration: 49 mins 12 secs

Discussion on why the Bible is important and selected Bible study tools available.

Assignment:

Read Hendricks, Living by the Book, chapters 5-6.

Read the entire book of James every day.