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    Paul: A Man That God Can Use! - Romans 1:1 READ LISTEN Dr. Wayne Barber Dr. Barber begins a series on the book of Romans by examining its author, Paul. What was it about this man that m...Read More...

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber begins a series on the book of Romans by examining its author, Paul. What was it about this man that made him a man God could use in such a mighty way...Read More...

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 If you tell somebody to put their faith into the Lord Jesus Christ, what do you mean? What do we mean by “faith”? The answer is found in these verses. ...Read More...

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber begins a series on the book of Romans by examining its author, Paul. What was it about this man that made him a man God could use in such a mighty way? Audio Version Romans 1:1 Paul: A Man That God Can Use! I want you to look […]

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    Paul: A Man That God Can Use! – Romans 1:1 READ LISTEN Dr. Wayne Barber Dr. Barber begins a series on the book of Romans by examining its author, Paul. What was it about this man that made him a man God could use in such a mighty way? The Eternal Works of God – […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 What did Jesus do that broke the power of sin and death in our lives? What power have we been given to allow us to live “in Christ”? Dr. Barber gives us Paul’s answer from Romans 5. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 5:18-21 Are You In Adam or Are You […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Have you had trouble dealing with sin in your life this week? (If you said no, read 1 John 1:8-10!) Well, then, how should Christians deal with those sinful urges? Dr. Barber explains. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 6:12-14 Our New Life in Christ, Part 3 Have you had any […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 If you tell somebody to put their faith into the Lord Jesus Christ, what do you mean? What do we mean by “faith”? The answer is found in these verses. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 4:18-25 The Details of God’s Good News, Part 6 In Romans 4:18-25, Paul is referring […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Our first responsibility, according to Dr. Barber, is a conscious and consistent presentation of our body to Christ. How do we go about accomplishing that? Are we able to do so, apart from the enabling power of the Spirit? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 12:1 Our Responsibilities Under Grace—Part 1 […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Our new life in Christ means a whole new way of life—one with eternal rewards. Dr. Barber explains what is involved. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 6:15-23 Our New Life In Christ, Part 5 You had better believe in the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ. First Corinthians 15 says that […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2013

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 In Romans chapter 9 Paul takes us from the valley of despair and defeat of trying to live under the law, to the heights of what it means to live the victorious Christian life in the power of the Holy Spirit. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 8:1-4 Free To Be […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 If you’ve ever seen how different individuals fit in the body of Christ and how God works through each and every one of them to accomplish this work, you can really see this in Romans 16:1-16. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 16:1-16 The Body of Christ, Part 1 I cannot […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 In these verses, Paul in closing his letter, warns that there are going to be those who are going to come in and try and compromise the truth he has taught the Roman believers. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 16:17-18 Beware! Part 1 Isn’t it wonderful to be in the […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Well, we have finally come to the last installment of Dr. Barber’s teaching on Romans. He ends with a discussion of the power of the Gospel in the Christian’s life. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 16:25-27 The Power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ We’re going to look at the […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 When a man comes to understand why he is what he is and where it came from, his whole perspective on sin changes. When he turns to Christ and puts his faith into Christ, he is never again related to sin like he used to be. That, says, Dr. Barber, […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 The reason why every person needs to be justified by faith boils down to one simple fact: every person is a sinner. How did we become sinners? Can we do anything to justify ourselves? What did Jesus do for us? Dr. Barber gives the good news! Audio Version Previous Article […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 The Gentiles in Rome were sinners. No one questioned that. Paul describes them as being “ungodly” and “unrighteous.” The problem came in convincing the Jews that they were in the same boat—they too needed the saving grace of God. Dr. Barber explains the way Paul lays out the legal case […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 We have a new life in Christ, but some of those old urges of the flesh still haunt us. Can Christians resist the temptation, or are we doomed to fall? What power had God given us to help us make that choice? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 6:14-16 Our New […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 What is the difference between the peace OF God and peace WITH God? How can you live in peace with God? What can disrupt your perception of that peace? Can you lose it? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 5:1-2 The Details of God’s Good News, Part 7 We have been […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber says he is convinced, on the basis of his study of Romans, that God is NOT finished with Israel. In this article he takes you through the final proofs from chapter 11. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 11:11-24 Is God Through With Israel? Part 2 Paul brings up […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Righteousness, Dr. Barber says, is not an attainment, it is a provision—it is not something we do ourselves, but something that God gives to us. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 9:30-10:5 Righteousness is a Precious Possession Righteousness is not an attainment, it is a provision. It is what God gives […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 How can tribulation and suffering be an indication of God’s love for us? This is one of the questions Dr. Barber explores in this passage. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 5:3-5 The Details of God’s Good News, Part 8 The apostle Paul wants us to understand what happens when we […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 How do we become “conformed to the image of His Son”? What part does suffering play in the life of a believer? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 8:18-21 The Reward the Holy Spirit Guarantees We have seen the Role of the Holy Spirit, the Result of the Holy Spirit, the […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 As believers, the Apostle Paul has taught us in Romans it is not what we necessarily do for God, it is what God does through us that matters. That’s what he said in Romans 15:18. He says, “I will not presume to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 What did Abraham believe that was counted to him as righteousness? Dr. Barber asserts that he believed in Christ—just as we do. The difference is that Abraham was looking forward to what Jesus would do, we look back to what He has done. Dr. Barber follows the thread of the […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Paul gives the Jews examples from their own history to show that God’s purposes do not fail—what He has purposed will come to pass! Audio Version Previous Article Romans 9:14-19 God is a God of Purpose We continue to enter the deep waters of what God is saying through the […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber tells us that righteousness is not something men can do in their own strength. The righteousness that God demands comes only by faith in Jesus Christ, and the work that He did for us on the cross. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 10:1-10 Righteousness is a Precious Provision, […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 According to Dr. Barber, Paul’s charge in this passage is for Christians to “wake up,” “get dressed,” and “go to work.” Audio Version Previous Article Romans 13:11-14 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 12 The Apostle Paul seems to be doing something in chapter 13 that he has done earlier in […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 In the last article Dr. Barber pointed out that the Jews in Rome were just as guilty as the Gentiles when it came to the standards that God demands. This time he points out some of the attitudes Paul found in them warned them about. Audio Version Previous Article Romans […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 We have seen over the past few weeks how much pain and suffering comes to Christians in this world. This time, Dr. Barber explains how the Holy Spirit helps us during those times. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 8:22-25 The Resource of the Holy Spirit In Romans 5:12, Paul tells […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Israel is proud of the fact that it has come from the line of Abraham. What benefits do they assume this lineage gives them? Why are they wrong in their assumptions? Do many in America have the same false ideas? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 9:6-13 Israel, A Proud People […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber shows how the Holy Spirit acts as a mediator, a translator, for us when we “don’t know how to pray as we ought.” Audio Version Previous Article Romans 8:26-29 The Resource of the Holy Spirit, Part 2 So far we have seen: the Role of the Holy Spirit; […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 The Apostle Paul calls his last three witnesses in the case against Jews and Gentiles. The charge: all are guilty of sin. The witnesses: The Psalms, the Prophets and the Law. Previous Article Audio Version Romans 3:9-24 Man’s Desperation for God’s Good News! Part 6 The Apostle Paul has been […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Israel as a nation and a people have been blessed with many privileges from God. In this article Dr. Barber shows us what some of those privileges are—and why Israel still needs the same redeemer as the Gentiles. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 9:1-5 Israel, A Privileged People The Apostle […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 For the last few weeks we’ve been hearing the bad news, we are condemned by what we know, we can never be “good” enough, etc. Now we come back to the good news—at heart the good news is the righteousness of God. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 3:21-26 The Details […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 It is not man’s good news, it is God’s good news. Verse 1 says, “Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,…” Audio Version Previous Article Turn to Romans 1. You have probably been wondering when I was going to get […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Before getting into a study of Romans Chapter 9, Dr. Barber explains God’s sovereignty, and why it is important to understand that in order to grasp what Paul teaches in the next few chapters. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 9:1-33 The Sovereignty of God I want you to look at […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Before we look at how God will deal with Israel, it’s important to see what God is like. Dr. Barber shows how God is revealed as omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent, as well as merciful, immutable and faithful. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 9:1-3 The Attributes of God We are going […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Man’s works are doomed to failure. Only when God does a work will it stand the test of time. Dr. Barber sets forth the data showing that the formation of a godly church in Rome was clearly a “work of God.” Audio Version Previous Article Romans 1:1 The Eternal Works […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 In the passage under study, Paul points out the individuality of living out of our own conviction and the responsibility every believer has with God. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 15:4-13 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 17 Life is made up of relationships. Every child born in this world just […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 In this study we talk about being a useful vessel to the Lord. Paul has described that Christ does His work through him. But in order for Christ to work through us, we must be surrendered vessels, available for Him to use. Dr. Barber explains. Audio Version Previous Article Romans […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber explores the promise, the premise, and the perimeter of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 1:2-7 The Good News of God! We have been talking about the Good News of God. Let me read verse 1: “Paul, a bond­servant of Christ Jesus, called as […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber gives the third point in his “definition of the Gospel”: the Gospel requires that I acknowledge my good works are unacceptable before God. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 3:26-31 The Details of God’s Good News, Part 2 We are talking about the good news of God. The word […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber explains what Israel knew about God’s way of salvation, what they should have been able to understand about Jesus’ sacrificial death—and yet they rejected it. But don’t be too hasty to condemn Israel for their blindness. Haven’t many Gentiles done the same thing? Audio Version Previous Article Romans […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 In our last study we looked at verse 32. Now, we’re not quite that far. We’re back in verse 23. We jumped ahead to see a statement that Paul makes. We’re going to go back and see how that has worked out in his life. Audio Version Previous Article Romans […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 What God purposes, God will bring to pass. Dr. Barber walks us through the Apostle Paul’s explanation of God’s purpose for Israel in Romans 9. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 9:19-24 God is a God of Purpose, Part 2 We are learning in Romans 9 that we don’t deserve anything […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Was it a just act by God to condemn all mankind when Adam sinned? Dr. Barber says yes. It was just, it was wise and it was gracious! He explains. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 5:15-17 Are You in Adam or Are You in Christ? Some people ask, “Was it […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 The apostle Paul sets the stage for this message when he says we are “under obligation.” (Rom. 8:12) What is that obligation? To what or whom is it owed? How is it to be paid? Dr. Barber explains. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 8:12-17 The Rights of the Holy Spirit […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber says our responsibilities include not thinking too highly of ourselves, and properly using our spiritual gifts in the Body of Christ. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 12:3-5 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 3 Years ago, I was up in Alaska with my family and I had the opportunity […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber explains how we are brought into a wonderful new relationship with God through the work of the Holy Spirit. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 8:15-17 The Relationship the Holy Spirit Brings Martin Luther said of Romans chapter 8 that if all the Bible were a ring, then the […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 The Love of God. What makes it so different from our love? What makes us worthy objects of God’s love? Dr. Barber shows us the glorious answers from Romans 5. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 5:6-11 The Details of God’s Good News, Part 9 There is a hymn I haven’t […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 In Romans Chapter 4, Paul uses Abraham as the example in showing that we are not and cannot be justified by works or by the law. Justification comes only by faith in Jesus and what He has done for us. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 4:13-17 The Details of God’s […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 If you could sum up everything Paul is saying in these last verses and really the whole book of Romans, it’s this: Our protection against any deception the devil throws at us is our submission to Christ and our obedience to His Word. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 16:19-20 Beware! […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 What does Paul mean when he says in Romans 13:8, “Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another”? Dr. Barber suggests you might be surprised by the answer! Audio Version Previous Article Romans 13:8-9 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 11 How many times are we tempted to take verses […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber points out how the apostle Paul models the very behavior that he tells the Roman church to exhibit. Does his example apply to us today? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 15:17-18 The Right to Boast, Part 2 What is it we have a right to boast about? Paul […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2013

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Any time you place yourself back under law (Mosaic law), and you depend upon your own self-efforts to please God, then you will find utter frustration, and a bondage to your flesh. What is the solution? Dr. Barber explains. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 7:14-25 The Frustration of Living Under […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 As he moves into Romans chapter 7, Dr. Barber explains to us how we can be free from the penalty of sin, the power of sin and finally from the presence of sin. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 7:1-5 The Frustration of Living Under the Law Well, we have been […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber tells us about Jesus call to righteousness, and the ones to whom the call is issued. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 10:11-15 Righteousness is a Precious Provision, Part 3 Well, we move into verses 11-15. There is an elephant in chapter 10. There is one way to eat […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Well, as we move into the third chapter of Romans, let’s take a look at Acts 21. I believe it will help us understand this chapter better. This event happened after Paul wrote the book of Romans. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 3:1-5 Man’s Desperation for God’s Good News! Part […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 The world is sick—not physically, but spiritually. But Paul tells us in Romans that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the medicine the world needs. Are we too ashamed to tell people about the cure? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 1:16-18 Man’s Desperation for God’s Good News! Part 1 In […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber helps us work through a roll-call of “ordinary” Christians singled out by the Apostle Paul for special recognition for their work on behalf of the body of Christ. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 16: 1-16 The Body of Christ, Part 2 Paul made some hard choices. Look over […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 How does your relationship with God impact your interaction and relationship with people you meet? What does “righteousness” have to do with “relationship”? Dr. Barber explains. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 14:7-12 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 14 For eleven chapters we have seen the great mercy and grace of […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber explores the implications of verse 18: “If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men.” What if it isn’t possible? How far does your responsibility extend? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 12:18-21 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 8 There are three difficult […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 According to Dr. Barber, Paul goes about the problem of man’s sin in a slightly backwards way. First, he gives the cure—the good news, then he tells us the problem—man is inherently sinful. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 1:19-32 Man’s Desperation for God’s Good News! Part 2 Paul is showing […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Is God finished with the nation of Israel? Dr. Barber says the answer is a resounding “No!” He gives the first two of five reasons this month. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 11:1-10 Is God Through With Israel? We begin a very, very exciting chapter. I am simply going to […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 What makes a person a “debtor” of God’s good news? Dr. Barber explains that it is the fact that God “paid a debt He didn’t owe when I owed a debt I couldn’t pay.” Audio Version Previous Article Romans 1:8-15 THE DEBTOR OF GOD’S GOOD NEWS I want us to […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber points out how the apostle Paul models the very behavior that he tells the Roman church to exhibit. Does his example apply to us today? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 15:17 A Right to Boast, Part 1 Some people mention the exchanged life, and they’re not teaching it […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber explains the necessity of walking according to love, the characteristics of walking according to love, and the motivation of walking according to love. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 14:13-21 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 15 Some years ago, I had the opportunity to visit the palace where Romania’s […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Good works can’t save us—we could never do enough; following the law can’t save us—we could never follow it perfectly enough; even those great heroes of the Jewish people, Abraham and David needed something outside themselves to be righteous in God’s eyes? What is that something? Audio Version Previous Article […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Romans 5:20 says that “where sin increased, grace abounded all the more.” So, a Christian can just go out and do whatever he pleases, sin as much as he wants, because then he’ll get more grace, right? Wrong! Says Dr. Barber as he begins to show you Paul’s argument against […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Paul gives greetings from his traveling and ministry companions. Dr. Barber uses these greetings to explain how important fellow workers are when you are involved in any type of ministry. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 16:21-24 Relationships One thing that’s interesting to me is that in Romans 12:1-2 the Apostle […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Living under the law may mean that you measure your spirituality according to a set of “rules.” If you fail to live up to these rules, you think you have failed to win the love and favor of God in your life? Is this true? How can you free yourself […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 The first thing Paul does in this passage (vv. 1-3) is lay out a principle: We are never to judge a brother, especially those who are weaker in the faith, because we have been accepted solely upon our faith in Christ Jesus. We are not accepted by Christ because what […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber points out more “unknown” saints, and explains how they can help us understand what is important in the Body of Christ. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 16:9-12 The Body of Christ, Part 3 We talk about freedom, but freedom is not the right to do as you please. […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Are Christians exempt from paying taxes? What does the Bible teach about the purpose for taxation, and the Christians’ responsibility to their elected officials? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 13:6-7 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 10 This whole passage of scripture, verses 1-7, is like a little block that is […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber explains the individuality of living out of our own convictions, the responsibility now that comes along with the strong in the faith towards the weaker brother, and the integrity of the command that God has given. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 14:22-15:3 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 16 […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 What is “love without hypocrisy”? Dr. Barber explains how Paul has framed his answer to that question. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 12:9-13 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 6 Have you ever heard the seven last words of the dead church, “We never did it that way before”? Have you […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 How are we to treat one another within the body of Christ? How should we respond to persecution? A fellow Christian’s victories? A fellow Christian’s sorrow? Dr. Barber explains. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 12:14-17 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 7 I love the chorus, “The Family of God.” I’m […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 In this study we talk about being a useful vessel to the Lord. Paul has described that Christ does His work through him. But in order for Christ to work through us, we must be surrendered vessels, available for Him to use. Dr. Barber explains. Audio Version Previous Article Romans […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber explains that the transformation to living under grace includes major “renovations” in our lives. Previous Article Romans 12:2 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 2 The first thing you do as a grateful bond-servant of the Lord Jesus, transformed by the mes­sage of grace, is present your body. But […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Nowhere in the New Testament did Jesus ever advocate that His followers were to rebelliously change the form of government or even try to reform society. His purpose was clear. He did not seek to reform society from without, He sought to reform, to transform, souls from within. Audio Version […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 What are the spiritual gifts? How are they to be used? Audio Version Previous Article Romans 12:5-8 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 4 Look at verse 6 of Romans chapter 12: “And since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let each exercise them accordingly.” […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 What are the spiritual gifts? How do we get a spiritual gift? How are we to use our spiritual gifts? What instructions has God given to us about them? Dr. Barber explains. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 12:1-8 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 5 We are reminded in Romans 6:6-7; […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber explains the results of having the Holy Spirit living within us. He also shows the difference between those who have the Spirit in their lives, and those who do not. Audio Version Previous Article Romans 8:5-11 Free to Be What God Wants Us to Be, Part 2 How […]

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  • By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2012

    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 In the passage under study, Paul points out the individuality of living out of our own conviction, and the responsibility every individual believer has with God. Previous Article Romans 15:14-16 Our Responsibilities Under Grace, Part 18 We’re finally entering into the epilogue of the book. “What does that mean?” you […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Dr. Barber finishes his review of the first 8 chapters of Romans, and begins to look at Romans 9:1—what does Paul tell us about our conscience? Previous Article Romans 9:1-33 What Have You Learned? Part 2 We are continuing a review of the first eight chapters of Romans. Last time […]

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    By: Dr. Wayne Barber; ©2007 Leading into his study on Romans chapter 9, Dr. Barber goes back to refresh our minds on what we have already learned in the first 8 chapters of this important book. Previous Article Romans 9:1-33 What Have You Learned? Part 1 We are not here just to teach the Word […]

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