How do you know you have the real thing when it comes to your relationship with the living God? How do you know you are trusting the right things? How do you know that you are right with God now and that you will be in right standing with Him on judgment day? The apostle Paul gives the answers to these questions in Romans chapter 2:25-29.
Is the fact that God will judge everyone justly and without partiality a good thing or a bad thing? What about those people who have never had the chance to hear about Jesus who said, "No one comes to the Father except through me?" What will happen to them?
John 5:28-29 "Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice, and will come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment.
The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance (2 Peter 3:9)
For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
This message from Romans 1:18 could also be called, When God Abandons a Nation or What's Wrong with America? The answer to what is going on in our country is sin and God's justified wrath.
All of Christianity can be boiled down to two verses: Romans 1:16-17. James Boice wrote, "[These] are the most important in the letter and perhaps in all literature. They are the theme of this epistle and the essence of Christianity." This expository message is one that you will want your friends and family to hear.