Gospel-Centered believer: The Gospel reshapes our identity. We therefore, think, speak, and live as people who have been made new.

A Gospel-centered believer possesses both an identity rooted in the image of God and fluency in the Gospel. Fluency is the ability to think, speak, and live according to the logic of the Gospel. Over the next 35 weeks, we will be diving into the Book of Romans with the focus of Gospel fluency and reconciliation to God and to one another.

Sermons From series

Is This My Conscience?

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The conscience is the compass of your heart shaped by your value system or world views, and as a result it shapes how you navigate the affairs of life.

A Practical Guide to Christian Love

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Love is a commitment and should be the most distinguishable brand that marks us as a Christian.

Living in Light of God’s Mercies

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In light of God’s mercies, we ought to live for Him.

Sovereignty Unfiltered

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If God can turn Israel’s rejection into a blessing for the world, how much more do you think God can do through their repentance?

Embracing Shame

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True relationship is motivated by healthy shame. In this section of Romans, Paul compares and contrasts the religious efforts of the Jews to the healthy humility of the Gentiles.

The Freedom of God

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Part of what makes God glorious is his absolute freedom.  God gives mercy to whomever He wills; this itself is an aspect of his Godness.

The Promise Keeping God

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We must trust that God is faithful to keep His promises.

God is For Us

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If God is for us, we are able to endure any type of suffering.

Inevitable Suffering | Available Hope

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If we are to suffer well, we must believe God’s Truth in the midst of pain.

Our Obligation

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We cannot learn to live life according to the logic of the Gospel, if we are not living life according to the Holy Spirit.

No Condemnation

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A soul and heart free from condemnation should give us a greater love for God.

The Worst of Me

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The problem is not the Law, but that we’re utterly sinful. What are we to do? Confess our sins, receive the confessions of others, and rehearse our new identity in Christ.

Transformation

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The greatest transformation is when God takes a dead sinner and transforms them into someone who has a heart for Him.

Emancipation Application

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Those who are in Christ have undergone a change in status– We have gone from a guilty sinner to being counted righteous in Christ. And with that status change, we’ve gained freedom from sin’s condemnation and its control.

The Gift Above All Gifts

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The greatest gift is the indescribable gift of salvation in Christ Jesus. May we not just receive this gift, but live out of its abundance in every step that we take in life.

Amazed by Grace

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We should be amazed by God’s grace, not only because of the miraculous gift of salvation, but of the benefits that we get to experience as a result.

Faith Alone

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We must trust in Jesus by faith alone.

The Grammar of the Gospel

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To become proficient in any language you have to know it’s grammar. Grammar is the structure or the rules by which the system of language works. In Chapter 3 of Romans we have the basic grammar of the Gospel, these are the concepts and doctrines upon which the whole system is built. If we do not learn them well, our Gospel will lack clarity; it will create confusion in our hearts and we will often be lost when it comes time to communicate the Gospel to the deeper matters of life.

Mutually Broken

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We all are needy before God and one another, but we often fall short of expressing our neediness. We can practice our neediness by confessing it to one another, crying out to Christ, and embracing our mutually brokenness.

The podcast below is the application portion of the sermon. Click here to read Pastor Dhati’s full manuscript.

Substitute Saviors

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As humans, we have three common substitute saviors: knowledge, ritual, and rhetoric– all of which cannot save us. We must look to Jesus to save us and we can practically do that by: preaching the Gospel to ourselves, one another, and to the world.