Who Is to Preach?

After announcing that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved (Rom. 10:13), Paul pulls back the curtain to explain the mechanics of this glorious reality. … Continue reading

What Must I Believe?

In these verses, Paul continues to unpack the relationship between the law and the gospel. His unbelieving Jewish friends attempted to use the law to get right with God—an impossible … Continue reading

Am I Zealous?

Zeal without knowledge is dangerous. A zealous Paul, who did not understand the gospel, persecuted the church (see Gal. 1 and Phil. 3). However, true Christians will have both zeal … Continue reading

Am I Offended?

Having just established that many Gentiles have come to faith but only some Jews, Paul explains the Gentiles pursued righteousness by faith, the Jews by works. Paul understands what they’ve … Continue reading

Is God Just?

Yes, God is just! Both in salvation and in judgment he always does what is right. This is a hard-hitting passage that speaks to God’s sovereignty in the salvation of … Continue reading

Am I a Child of the Promise?

Not all ethnic Israelites were (or are) children of the promise. Isaac was; Ishmael wasn’t. Jacob was; Esau wasn’t. These men, chosen that God’s purpose of election might stand, are … Continue reading

Why Israel?

No one today doubts the importance of the nation of Israel. It sits in the Middle East and is constantly in the news. But why is Israel so important? Though … Continue reading

Christmas Brunch

  •   Dec 02, 2023   •  

This is the audio recording of the devotional given by Leyna Vaughter at the 2023 Christmas Brunch. Continue reading

Is God for Me?

These verses mark the climax of the first eight chapters of Romans. In this chapter, having stated the gospel plainly (with justification by faith alone at the center), Paul applies … Continue reading

What Is Predestination?

In one of the most extraordinary paragraphs in all Scripture, Paul argues God will use every difficulty, no matter how intense, for the Christian’s long-term good. This is not a … Continue reading