Daily Archives: 2012-07-17

28 posts

Romans 14 – When Christians Disagree

Believers could disagree on nonensentials and still maintain Church unity St. Augustine:”In essentials, unity; in nonessentials, liberty; in all things, charity” We must welcome or receive whom the Lord received. (v1,v3,15:7) All Christians where bought by the precious blood of the Lord When we accept our brothers and sisters, we bring praise to God (15:7) We are all at different […]

Romans 13 – Living out Christ in society and relationships

 Living out Christ in society                                                        Authorities were created by God (v1, 1 Peters 2:13 – 15) Learn to live under under authority because God is ultimate authority, (v1) Submitting to the authorities is submitting to God.(v2) What occurs when God and man’s authority oppose each other? God’s authority always higher than man’s (Act 5:29) Daniel and his prayers to God […]

Romans 1-12 – Key Message on Each Chapter

Romans 1-8 Becoming a Christian Romans 1: Introduction Gospel is about Jesus Christ (v3) Jesus was prophesied in the Scriptures through the prophets(v2) Work of the Gospel is for the Jews And for the Gentiles(v14) Gospel is power of God to save Jews and Gentiles(v16) God’s righteousness God righteousness (v17,20)  Man’s unrighteousness (Gentiles) Suppress the truth (v18) Worship of idols (v24) Perversion […]

Romans 10 – Israel of Present

Overview: Chapter 1 – 8: God’s perfect salvation plan for man Chapter 9 – 11: God’s plan for Israel     Chapter 9 – Israel of Past     Chapter 10 – Israel of Present     Chapter 11 – Israel of Future Chapter 12 – 16: Life of Christians Chapter 10 – Israel’s Present Rejection Paul moved from God’s sovereignty in chapter […]

Romans 9 – God’s Words do not fail

Overview: Romans 12- 16 : (Application of Christian life) Romans 9 – 11 : Israel as a way to answer questions raised from  Romans 1- 8 Question: Did God’s words fail? Paul brings up issue of Jews being cut off from Christ. (v3), But what about God’s promise to Israel: (v4), Jer 31:33 Adoption as sons,Divine glory,Covenants,Law,Temple worship,promises Answer: God’s words did […]

Romans 8:18-39 – Bring many sons into glory with Christ

The suffering we experienced is nothing compared to the glory that will be revealed to us (v18, 2 Corinthians 4:16-18) Gen 3:17 tells us the ground was cursed because of Adam’s sin. Romans 8:19-21 further elaborates that the whole creation was under cursed. The creation has been living as slavery, suffers the pains of childbirth in this corrupted world after […]

Romans 8 – Flesh vs. Spirit

Key Verses from Chapter 1 to Chapter 6: 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. 1:17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written. “But the righteous […]

Romans 7 – Struggling with the sinful nature

Review: Romans Chapter 6 Baptism Unified with Christ, death, burial, resurrection and future glory. From slaves unto sin to slaves unto righteousness Once we obeyed the call of the sinful nature, now we obey the call of Jesus. 4 Questions asked in Romans 7 (v1, v7, v13, v 24) Marriage to illustrate death to the Law (v1 – 3) Marriage is […]

Romans 6 – Baptism: Dead to Sin, Alive in Christ

Big Picture Romans 1:18 – 5:11 Romans 1:18 – 3:20 Men sinful acts Romans 3:21 – 5:11 Justification by faith in Jesus Christ Christ’s blood covers our sins Believers are credited as righteous Romans 5:12 – 8:39 Romans 5:12 – 5:21 Sinful nature Sin entered the world through Adam God’s grace came by Jesus Romans 6 – 8:39 Santification Romans […]