Before

08. May 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 4:9-15 Theme: Inward faith before outward ritual–that is what God accepts. Key verses: “…we have been saying that Abraham was counted as righteous by God because of his faith. But how did this happen? Was he counted as righteous only after he was circumcised, or was it before…? Clearly, God accepted Abraham before ...

Cleared

29. April 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 4:1-8 Theme: God erases our sin because of our faith. Key verses: “For the Scriptures tell us, ‘Abraham believed God, and God counted him as righteous because of his faith’ (v. 3). “But people are counted as righteous, not because of their work, but because of their faith in God who forgives sinners. ...

Way

23. April 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 3:21-31 Theme: God gave us a way to him. Key verses: “But now God has shown us a way to be made right with him without keeping the requirements of the law…We are made right with God by placing our faith in Jesus Christ…For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s ...

Useless

20. April 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 3:9-20 Theme: Sin renders us–all of us–useless. Key verses: “…all people, whether Jews or Gentiles, are under the power of sin. As the Scriptures say, ‘No one is righteous–not even one. No one is truly wise; no one is seeking God. All have turned away; all have become useless. No one does good ...

Right

10. April 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 3:1-8 Theme: God is always right and fair and faithful. Key verses: “True, some were unfaithful; but just because they were unfaithful, does that mean God will be unfaithful? Of course not! Even if everyone else is a liar, God is true. As the Scriptures say about him, ‘You will be proved right ...

True

01. April 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 2:25-29 Theme: True obedience comes from true heart change. Key verses: “The Jewish ceremony of circumcision has value only if you obey God’s law. But it you don’t obey God’s law, you are no better off than an uncircumcised Gentile. And if the Gentiles obey God’s law, won’t God declare them to be ...

Proud

31. March 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 2:17-24 Theme: The Jews boasted of knowledge and status, yet dishonored God. Key verses: “You who call yourselves Jews are relying on God’s law, and you boast about your special relationship with him…you know what is right because you have been taught his law. You are convinced you are a guide for the ...

Everyone

26. March 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 2:6-16 Theme: God will judge everyone. Key verses: “He will judge everyone according to what they have done. He will give eternal life to those who keep on doing good…But he will pour out his anger and wrath on those who live for themselves, who refuse to obey the truth and instead live ...

Tolerant

25. March 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 2:1-6 Theme: God is tolerant; therefore we can be too. Key verses: “You may think you can condemn such people, but you are just as bad, and you have no excuse! When you say they are wicked and should be punished, you are condemning yourself, for you who judge others do these very ...