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Secure In Your Love (4 of 4)
Series: I'm Yours-How To Set Your Heart Free
Dr. Fred Lowery
Thank you, Eddie for that song. That's exactly where we've been in the book of Romans for these last 3 weeks...today our 4th week and it's been about surrender.
I'm Yours - How to Set Your Heart Free --Surrender.
I'm Yours - Safe in Your Grace - no damnation,
Strong in Your Spirit - no defeat,
Significant in Your Purpose - no dread; no fear
And then today - Secure in Your Love - no discouragement.
This - chapter 8 of Romans, I -- you know- I really - I think I could preach for the entire Spring on this one chapter because it's so full of truth and last week we did the greatest verse in this chapter and maybe the greatest verse in the whole Bible - Romans 8:28. If you missed last Sunday and 552 of you did, then you can get that CD and you ought to because it will do nothing but encourage you -one of the greatest verses of encouragement perhaps in the Bible so take advantage of that. We live in days of uncertainty and confusion - a time when it seems like everything nailed down is coming loose and we don't know what we can count on--what can we hold on to. What can we know for certain? What can we know with confidence? The world's in a mess, you know that and I have - I don't have a clue what's gonna happen in our world in the years ahead BUT I want you to know that the world was in a mess in Paul's day-- a bigger mess perhaps than we have today in a lot of ways. The early Christians were persecuted for the gospel-martyred for the gospel. In fact, Paul, when they were so concerned about all the bad things that were happening to him, Paul said stop --stop weeping ---stop -- stop crying- I am fine. I am more than willing to go to Jerusalem and be bound and die for Jesus Christ, and so many were martyred for the sake of the gospel. Listen to what about Paul in 2 Corinthians 11 verse 24-
2 Corinthians 11:24-28 Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes mi ...
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