Downtown Cornerstone Media
Jun 28
2020

Freedom As Slaves of God

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans

We continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written—Romans. It is a timeless, divinely-inspired masterpiece on the joy-filled-life-as-it-should-be freedom found in Jesus. Today, in Romans 6:15-23, Paul explains why God’s free grace, in Jesus, does not promote, nor encourage, sin. In fact, properly understood, God’s grace sets us free from slavery to sin so that we can live in the joy-filled freedom of slavery to God.

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Jun 21
2020

Consider Yourself Alive to God

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans
We continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written—Romans. It is a timeless, divinely-inspired masterpiece on the joy-filled-life-as-it-should-be freedom found in Jesus. Today, in Romans 6:11-14, Apostle Paul exhorts us to “consider ourselves dead to sin and alive to God” (6:11). So, how are Jesus’ people to relate to sin on the other side of justification? Does it matter? Is it worth it?
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Jun 14
2020

United With Christ

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans

We continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written—Romans. It is a timeless, divinely-inspired masterpiece on the joy-filled-life-as-it-should-be freedom found in Jesus. Today, we turn to Romans 6:1-11, where we learn that Christians are united to Jesus in such a way that we are now “dead to sin” and “alive to God.” These truths have massive implications for how we relate to God, see ourselves, and battle sin.

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Jun 7
2020

Death in Adam, Life in Christ

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans

This morning we continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written- Romans. It is a timeless, divinely-inspired masterpiece on the joy-filled-life-as-it-should-be freedom found in Jesus. Today, we turn to Romans 5:12-21. This lengthy passage is one of the most important in the Bible because of how it sums up, and frames, the story of humanity- and the story of our lives. It strikes at the heart of what it means to be human.

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May 31
2020

How God Shows His Love

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans

This morning we continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written—Romans. Today, we turn to Romans 5:6-11. God inspired, and preserved, these words to give us a rock-solid, heart-thrilling assurance of all that He is for us, in Jesus, so that we might live in the freedom, confidence and joy that is ours through faith in him.

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May 17
2020

God’s Love Has Been Poured Into Hearts

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans

We continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written—Romans. It is a timeless, divinely-inspired masterpiece on the joy-filled-life-as-it-should-be freedom found in Jesus. Today, we turn to Romans 5:1-5, which marks an important turning point as the Apostle Paul pivots to unfold four profoundly practical, and personal, fruits of justification for our lives today. It’s a dense, powerful, and life-changing passage.

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May 10
2020

The Character of Justifying Faith

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans

We continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written—Romans. It is a timeless, divinely-inspired masterpiece on the joy-filled-life-as-it-should-be freedom found in Jesus. Today, we wrap-up chapter four by considering verses 17-25. Paul concludes by highlighting the character of justifying faith—What is it like? We cannot be right with God without faith in Jesus, so this is a crucial question.

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May 3
2020

Heirs of the World by Faith

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans

This morning we continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written—Romans. It is a timeless, divinely-inspired masterpiece on the joy-filled-life-as-it-should-be freedom found in Jesus. Today, we look at 4:13-17a. Paul is in the middle of proving that God’s people, beginning with Abraham, have always been made right with God by faith-not works. As we’ll see, everything is at stake in getting justification right, even the world.

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Apr 26
2020

How Does OT Circumcision Relate to NT Baptism

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans

We continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written—Romans. It is a timeless, divinely-inspired masterpiece on the joy-filled-life-as-it-should-be freedom found in Jesus. Today, we are back in 4:9-12, especially v.11, which for the last 400 years has been used by advocates of infant baptism to build their case. So, let’s examine this claim. But, first, let’s consider why this is relevant for us along with the very real danger, and unfortunate prevalence of, theological minimalism in our day.

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Apr 5
2020

Abraham, The Father of All Who Believe

Media, Romans, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Romans

We continue our study of the most influential, life-changing, worldview-shaping letter ever written—Romans. It is a timeless, divinely-inspired masterpiece on the joy-filled-life-as-it-should-be freedom found in Jesus. Today, in 4:9-12, Paul continues to reveal the multi-faceted beauties of justification by faith. This is a good opportunity to zoom out, take stock of where we’ve been, and ask, “Why does Paul emphasize justification by faith like he does? Why take so much time to drive this truth home?”

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