Romans 12: Putting Faith into Practice

Romans 12: Putting Faith into Practice

How do we apply the life of Christ in us to practical everyday life? In other words, how do we put our faith into practice? Paul addresses this topic in Romans 12, focusing on how personal consecration leads to corporate transformation. God’s Sovereign Plan In...
Romans 12: Putting Faith into Practice

Individual and Collective Wisdom

The Body of Christ is made up of a diverse group of individuals—but we are meant to be unified and to work collectively. Think about the way jazz works. There is a level of individual creativity and spontaneity, but at the same time, the individual must defer to...
Romans 12: Putting Faith into Practice

Biblical Leadership and Community

God has given us aids as we grow in our faith—biblical leadership and biblical community. Biblical Leadership Part of God’s provision for the church is gifted leaders—pastors and teachers. We are all called as leaders in one sense, but God has given the church...
Romans 12: Putting Faith into Practice

Jesus’ Gifts to the Church

Jesus Christ has moved us from death to life, from alienation with God to intimacy with Him. Without Him, there is no salvation. Because of this, He came to earth, taking on humanity in His incarnation, in order to save us. But what does that salvation include? Jesus’...
Romans 12: Putting Faith into Practice

Understanding Faith and Works

What we do flows from who we are. For followers of Jesus, this means that true faith leads to good works; our identity in Christ compels us to imitate Him. A key part of that imitation has to do with our unity with other believers in Christ while...