Romans 10: How Are We Saved?

To understand all of Romans 10 it’s important to contextualize where it falls in the letter. Just like with any letter you read, you read it all, usually in one sitting. Each paragraph or page connects with the corresponding one and there’s usually a cohesive message. When we break up

Continue reading

Real Church Chicago Baptism, Veronica

Today we celebrate our new sister in Christ, Veronica Cruz-Garcia. On Sunday, September 11, friends and family joined in celebration as Veronica made a public declaration that she is a follower of Christ. We are so proud of her! We all have our reasons as to why we get baptized. Here is Veronica’s:

Continue reading

Romans 9: It’s Election Time

Let’s talk about election. Wayne Grudem, a theologian who wrote Systematic Theology defines it as: “Election is an act of God before creation in which he chooses some people to be saved, not on account of any foreseen merit in them, but only because of his sovereign good pleasure.” Salvation

Continue reading

Romans 6: Grace or Grave?

In Romans 6:15-20 Paul discusses our identity as slaves. I have to be honest, whenever I read that I am a slave I want to immediately cry out that I am free! But am I really? What do I obey? We are all slaves to something, but the question is,

Continue reading