Tag Archives: Romans 1

a depraved mind

Romans 1:26-32 26 For this reason God gave them over to shameful passions. Because their women exchanged the natural sexual relations for unnatural ones, 27 and likewise the men also abandoned normal relations with women and were inflamed in their … Continue reading

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from emptiness to impurity

Romans 1:18-25 18 Because God’s wrath is now being revealed from heaven against people’s ungodliness and unrighteousness. They suppress the truth by their unrighteousness, 19 because what can be known about God is shown to them, because God has shown … Continue reading

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in debt

Romans 1:13-17 13 I do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, that I often intended to come to you (and was prevented until now), so that I may have some fruit even among you, just as I … Continue reading

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prayer and mutual encouragement

Romans 1:8-12 8 First of all, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world. 9 Because God, whom I serve in my spirit by preaching the gospel … Continue reading

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two callings

Romans 1:1-7 1 From Paul, a servant bonded to Christ Jesus, a called apostle, set apart to proclaim the gospel from God. 2 This gospel he promised previously through his prophets in the holy scriptures, 3 it being about his … Continue reading

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the self-condemned need evangelism

Romans 1:18-32.  Rome (and everywhere else) contained two types of people: the self-righteous who thought they were better than others, and the self-condemned who were in such bondage to sin that they continued practicing evil – even though they knew … Continue reading

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set apart for evangelism

Romans 1:1-17.   Paul’s desire to go to Rome emerged from his sense of purpose.  He knew the gospel of Jesus Christ, and felt obligated to share it with people like himself: Jews (to whom the gospel first came) and with … Continue reading

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message empowered mission

Romans 1:1-17.  A few years ago, when preaching on this passage, I used the following outline:  1. The Gospel has the answer for every person. 2. Faith is the means of receiving this power. 3. The message must be effectively … Continue reading

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