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Episode 355 - Firstborn - A Journey on the Preeminence of Christ (Romans 8:28-30)

December 8, 2019

Romans 1

16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.
Romans 1

17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.
Romans 8

28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
love God - human freedom
His purpose - His sovereignty

make the right choice
Romans 8

29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.
intimate relationship
Romans 8

29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.
antidote of persecution
Romans 8

29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.
Romans 8

30 And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified.