Live by Faith

Sermon #38 | Romans Review 2 Romans 12-16
Todd Malone | November 22, 2020

Introduction

Romans 1-11 established that everyone is completely dependent on God’s gift of righteousness for their relationship with God. We must replace the lies of “good enough” with the truth that grace is enough. Paul uses Romans 12-16 to show how this works in our relationships.

 

The Theme of Romans 12-16: The gospel transformation in the Romans must be seen in their relationships.

 

  1. In the Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. In the World

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. With the Weak and the Strong

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Principle:  We must be intentional in relating to others as recipients of grace.

The Theme of Romans 12-16: The gospel transformation in the Romans must be seen in their relationships.

 

 

Implication for Today: Start to rebuild broken relationships into gospel relationships.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Responses

 

  • Study: I will memorize Romans 12:1-2.
  • Repent: I will identify and confess one relationship that I have allowed to break in 2020.
  • Believe: I will pray for the conviction that my relationships must reflect the gospel.
  • Follow: I will reach out to one person to start rebuilding a gospel relationship.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conversation Starters

 

  • Why is personal transformation by the gospel foundational to relational transformation?
  • What is the difference between being intentional and being passive?
  • Why do we passively wish for gospel relationships rather than intentionally build them?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next Week’s Passage: Advent