Romans

The Intentional Christian

Romans 15.14-33

Bring Apostolic intent to your walk with God

  1. Affirm God’s INTENT to Restore His Image in People (15.14)
  2. Intend to Advance God’s Work (15.15-29)
  3. Pray with Noble INTENT (15.30-33)
  4. Empower People to Minister as Servant Leaders (16.1-2)
    1. Lead Relationally, not Systematically (16.3-16)
    2. Discern the Difference Between a Sheep and a Goat (16.17-19)
    3. Keep Confidence in the Church (16.20-27)

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Phoebe

Biblical Examples of This Phrase        

  1. Acts 20.17
  2. Romans 16.1-2
  3. Ephesians 5.23
  4. James 5.14
  5. Revelation 2.1
  6. Revelation 2.8
  7. Revelation 2.12
  8. Revelation 2.18
  9. Revelation 3.1
  10. Revelation 3.7
  11. Revelation 3.14

 

Early Christian Literature

  1. Ignatius, Trallians 2.3 (100 AD)
  2. Ignatius, Philadelphians 5.1
  3. Ignatius, Polycarp 1.1
  4. Shepherd of Hermas, Vision 2.2.6 (110-140 AD)
  5. Shepherd of Hermas, Vision 2.4.3
  6. Shepherd of Hermas, Vision 3.9.7
  7. Martyrdom of Polycarp 16.2 (155 AD)
  8. Martyrdom of Polycarp 19.2

Respecting Government

Romans 13:1-7

  1. GOD established 3 institutions for our protection:
    1. Marriage (Genesis 2:18-25)
    2. Government (Genesis 9:1-17)
    3. Church (Acts 2)
  2. For Wrath’s sake (Romans 13:1-4)
  3. For Conscience sake (Romans 13:5-7)
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Frameworks of Faith

Romans 9.30-10.21

  1. Accept the Presupposition of Trust/Empathy (9.30-33)
  2. Stop Justifying Yourself (10.1-4)
  3. Reconcile with the Divine Call (10.5-13)
  4. Accept Responsibility to Hear, Respond, and CHANGE (10.14-18)
  5. Cultivate Child-like (‘Foolish’) Trust (10.19-21)

Salvation and God's Decisions

Romans 9.1-29

  1. Marvel at Redemption History (1-5)
  2. Think through Feelings of Separation (6-13)
  3. Trust God’s Decision Making (14-18)
  4. Absorb the Potter Metaphor (19-21)
  5. Praise God’s Character & Wisdom (22-29)