Introduction: These words of Paul written long ago to the Christians in Rome are a source of good news to us today, especially those of us who sometime get it all wrong. Paul says we have been made right with God. Because of what Christ has done, those of us who so often get it wrong have been made right!
I. THROUGH FAITH IN GOD’S PROMISES.
a. This is the essential element for success in life.
b. We need to turn our lives over to God and trust His promises.
II. WE HAVE CONFIDENCE IN OUR FUTURE.
a. We take our confidence not from the world, but from God.
b. The light at the end of the tunnel is not an on-coming train!
III. WE HAVE VICTORY EVEN WHEN THINGS ARE GOING BADLY FOR US.
a. Adverse circumstances often yield beneficial results.
b. That which we think is tragic often leads us to a later triumph.