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 ...

Fools

02. March 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 1:21-32 Theme: Those who don’t worship God as God are fools. Key verses: “Yes, they knew God, but they wouldn’t worship him as God or even give him thanks. And they began to think up foolish ideas of what God was like. As a result, their minds became dark and confused. Claiming to ...

No Excuse

01. March 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 1:18-21 Theme: We have no excuse for not knowing God. Key verses: “But God shows his anger from heaven against all sinful, wicked people who suppress the truth by their wickedness. They know the truth about God because he has made it obvious to them. For ever since the world was created, people ...

Good News

20. February 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 1:16-17 Theme: This Good News is powerful, informative, and possible through faith. Key verses/phrases: “For I am not ashamed of this Good News about Christ. It is the power of God at work, saving everyone who believes…This Good News tells us how God makes us right in his sight. This is accomplished from ...

You

30. January 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 1:6-15 Theme: Paul spoke directly and personally to the Romans for whom he felt concern and obligation. Key verses: “And you are included among those Gentiles who have been called to belong to Jesus Christ. I am writing to all of you in Rome who are loved by God…May God…give you grace and ...

Good News

20. January 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 1:2-5 Theme: The good news of what God has done for us should cause us to bring glory to His name among the nations. Key verses: “…Paul…sent out to preach his Good News” (v. 1). “The Good News is about his Son…” (v. 3a). “Through Christ, God has given us the privilege and ...

This Letter

17. January 2020 Romans 0
Text: Romans 1:1 Theme: Paul knew who he was and what he was supposed to do. Key phrases: “This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News” (v. 1). What God said to me: Take careful time to walk ...

Rebels Unite!

12. November 2011 Romans 0
Text: Romans 10:20-21 Theme: Israel was and is a rebellious nation. But then again, so are we. Key verses: “…’I was found by people who did not seek Me’…and as to the fate of Israel: ‘All along I opened my hands to a rebellious people, who constantly work against Me.\'” What God said to me: ...

Spirit vs. Flesh: Which Is Better?

20. October 2011 Romans 0
Text: Romans 8:5-8 Theme: Paul makes a strong case for the Spirit over the flesh to rule us. Key verses: “If you live your life animated by the flesh…then your mind is focused on the matters of the flesh. But if you live your life animated by the Spirit…then your focus is on the work ...

Bringing the Law and Me to Our Knees

19. October 2011 Romans 0
Text: Romans 8:1-4 Theme: My fleshly nature weakened God’s law; now I must surrender my flesh. Key verses: “Therefore, now no condemnation awaits those who are living in Jesus, the Liberating King…because when you live in Him a new law takes effect” (v.1-2). “…human flesh took its toll on God’s law. In and of itself, ...