A study on the book of Romans in the New Testament. The primary ideas from Romans is that man is a sinner separated from God. Jesus’ death and resurrection bridged the gap between man and God. The grace that God gives is possible only through the sacrificial death of Jesus.
God’s will for the saints: Join in planting, support, and prayer (15:22-33) Join in remembering and celebrating stories (16:1-16) Join in unity (16:17-23) What Paul said about unity (1 Cor. 1:10, Philippians 2:2) What Jesus said about unity (Matthew 18:19) A verse that has caused disunity (Romans 16:17) Join in giving God glory (16:25-27) God’s grace is still amazing because of the new in His view. He hasn’t given up on those who haven’t surrendered to Him.
Romans 12:9-15:21 Marks of a Christian Matthew 22:36-40 John 13:35 John 3:16 Love each other (12:9-21; 13:8-14; 14:1-23; 15:1-7) With actions Without judgment With inaction Respect the laws of the land (13:1-7) With humility Without ignorance Preach the Gospel (15:8-21 and Isaiah 66:19; 2 Timothy 4:1-2) With words With new ears
Romans 11:1-12:8 Israel served as God’s people. (11:1-10) All the world blessed through Abraham. (Genesis 12:1-3) From David will come the Messiah. (Isaiah 9:6-7) Jesus is born to Mary and Joseph from the tribe of Judah. (Luke 2:4-7) Gentiles served as God’s message to Israel. (11:11-24) God don’t make junk! (Acts 10:34) Parable of the laborers (Matthew 20:1-16) Gentiles, don’t get the big head Mercy served as God’s reasoning. (11:25-36) All disobey so God’s mercy will be shown For God How COVID has affected us
Romans 10:5-21 Dad’s words are/were Pointed, Preventative, thought Provoking God’s message to his creation is about righteousness. Righteousness is closer than we think. (5-8) Through Moses in Deuteronomy 30:12-14 We don’t have to physically search any farther than where we are Righteousness is a calling. (9-13) Let the overflowing of our mouth be that Jesus is Lord (Luke 6:45) How do we “call” on the Lord? It is a calling for everyone Righteousness is in the message we carry. (14-15;17) How COVID has affected us
Romans 9:1-10:4 Introduction: Paul wishes he could save the Israelites 1-4a God’s way is to give. 4b-5 Revealed his glory Made covenants Gave them the law Gave them the privilege of worshiping Him Gave them his wonderful promises God’s way is to choose us NOT for our good or bad works. 6-13 He chose Abraham He chose Isaac He chose Jacob For his purposes God’s way is to show mercy. 14-29 We can’t work for it We may think it How COVID has affected us
Sermon Scripture: Romans 8:12-39; Matthew 25:14-30 A new beginning comes with new decisions. (v. 12-14) To listen to sinful nature or to not Who you follow is as important as who you lead A new beginning comes with new fears. (v. 15-17) No need to fear We are God’s children A new beginning comes with new dreams. (v. 18-25) Wait and work eagerly Adopted into God’s family A new beginning comes with the same promises. (v. 26-39) God is for How COVID has affected us
Sermon Scripture: Romans 7:1-8:11 When we died to Christ, we died to the law. (v. 7:1-6) Like marriage (Mark 10:1-12) Re-marry (1 Timothy 5:14) Surrendering to Jesus is putting the old self to death and uniting with Him. Until we died to the law, sin used the law. (v. 7:7-13) You can’t keep them so just live life You can keep them so work, work, work until judgment The law isn’t to blame, I am. (v. 7:14-25) We want to How COVID has affected us
Sermon Scripture: Romans 6 Into: Let’s take a walk Walking in a new life means we have buried the old one. (V. 1-4) Christ died, putting sin away from us. Don’t put something old on something new (Matthew 9:16-17) If you say you are a Lions fan, then prove it. Walking with Jesus means that death no longer is in control. (V. 5-11) Dead to sin (1 Corinthians 3:1-3) Let all malice be put away (Eph. 4:31) Walking in righteousness How COVID has affected us
Sermon Scripture: Romans 5 There is peace in justification. (v.1-5) Paul’s life Peace in suffering (2 cor 11:24-26, Philippians 1:21) Peace because of the Holy Spirit There is peace when we are loved. (v.6-11) Two women who met Jeus (John 4:13; 8:10-11) While we were still weak sinners Christ died for us Saved from experiencing God’s wrath There is peace in overcoming. (v.12-17) The prodigal son (Luke 15:19) Man’s sin was a huge obstacle A costly free gift There is How COVID has affected us
Romans 3:21-4:25 Intro: What’s on your fridge? The lists capture the “to-do’s” in our life. (Romans 3:21-22;27-28;4:4-5,15) Exodus 20:1-17, Matthew 22:37-40 Romans 3:19-20 The pictures capture memories we don’t want to forget. (Romans 4:1-3,9-12) Genesis 12:1-4 Genesis 17:9-14 Rom 4:11 The artwork captures grace because most of us produce stuff only mom could love. (Romans 3:23-24;29-31;4:16) Rom 4:18-19 Rom 3:23-24 God’s grace is the magnet that holds all believers in place.