The Reformation Began with Paul: Justification the Same Yesterday, Today, and Forevermore

This is the ninth post in a series with my notes from the Together for the Gospel Conference (#T4G2016) that was held from April 12-14 in Louisville, KY. To see my other notes from the sermons at T4G, click here

Speaker: Thabiti Anyabwile                                     Key text: Romans 3:21-26

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If we are genuinely Reformed it isn’t because we’re following the teachings of a certain group of men, but because we believe it to be what the Bible genuinely teaches. The doctrine of justification by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone is not a Reformed doctrine (in that it began during the Reformation), but a biblical doctrine.

We ought to be able to demonstrate this through Scripture alone. For example in Romans 3, we see that God  justifies through faith in Jesus Christ (v 21-22) because man has fallen short of the glory of God (v 23-24) in order to display His own glory to the universe (v 25-26).

Five Truths About Righteousness:  Read more of this post

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Beauty from Ashes: The Plight of Man and the Purposes of God

This is the second post with my sermon notes from the Cross Conference (CrossCon) that was held from December 27-30, 2013, in Louisville, KY. To see my other sermon notes from CrossCon, click here

Speaker: Thabiti Anyabwile                                       Key text: Romans 1:13-18

The plan of God is to send unashamed preachers to unreached people to display His unparalleled power and unearned righteousness that is in Christ to save a dying world from their sin. We are to pursue this plan with the right motive, the right message, and the right mark. The gospel must be proclaimed before it can be professed (1 Corinthians 2:2; Colossians 1:28). Paul the Apostle was eager to preach the gospel because he wasn’t ashamed of it. His unashamedness released his eagerness (Romans 15:18-21).  Read more of this post

Will Your Gospel Transform a Terrorist?

This is the fourth post with my sermon notes from the Together for the Gospel Conference (T4G) that was held from April 10-12 in Louisville, KY. To see my other sermon notes from T4G, click here. More sermon notes to come.

Speaker: Thabiti Anyabwile                                             Key text: 1 Timothy 1:12-17 

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Does your life show evidence of confidence in the gospel? The greatest hindrance to the gospel is Christians’ lack of confidence in the power of the gospel. Christians need to cultivate confidence in the gospel.

Great Change in One Terrorist’s Life                               Read more of this post

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