I Am Not Ashamed - Romans 1:1-17 * 12-23-17

I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL

 

Romans 1:1-17

 

I.  GREETING (vs. 1-7)

 

a. Why does Paul call himself a bondservant? _________________ _______________________________________________________

b. Paul writes about his “call” to be an apostle.  How do you know when God is calling you? __________________________________

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c. What does it mean to be “separated” to the gospel? ____________ _______________________________________________________

d. What enables us to be obedient to the faith? __________________

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II.    I LONG TO SEE YOU (vs. 8-14)

 

a. How well known was the faith of the church at Rome? ___________ _________________________________________________________

b. Without even knowing the Roman believers what was Paul’s attitude toward them? ______________________________________________ _________________________________________________________

c. What was the only way Paul was willing to come to Rome? ______

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d.   Paul speaks of mutual faith and its benefit.  How does this work? __

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III. READY TO PREACH (vs. 15-17)

 

a. Paul states he is ready to preach to them also…seems Paul is always ready to preach doesn’t it? (2 Tim 4:2) __________________________

b. What was significant about Paul stating he was not ashamed of the

gospel of Christ? ___________________________________________

c. How is God’s power revealed through the gospel? ______________

d. What does Paul mean from faith to faith?  _____________________

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 IV. Application:  How do we demonstrate that we are not ashamed of the gospel?  ______________________________________________

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