Likeminded ~ Romans 15:1-13

LIKEMINDED

Romans 15:1-13

I.  PLEASE YOUR NEIGHBOR (vs. 1-3)

a. What strength is Paul writing about? __________________________
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b. What purpose is our strength to fulfill? ________________________ __________________________________________________________
c. What is the intended purpose of pleasing our neighbor? ___________ 
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d. Who is our primary example in selflessness? ___________________ _________________________________________________________

II. ONE MIND  (vs. 4-6)

a. Paul referring to the Old Testament, states they were written for a

specific purpose.  What is that purpose? __________________________ ___________________________________________________________ 
b. What do the Scriptures give to us? _____________________________ __________________________________________________________ 
c. What connection do you see in verse 4 and 5 about comfort and patience? ___
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d. What is the intended purpose of our having “one mind”? _________________

III. RECEIVE ONE ANOTHER (vs. 7-13)

a. Paul is writing to a mixed audience of Jew and Gentile believers.  Why     

does verse 7 make more sense considering this? ___________________
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b. Jesus did confirm the promises made to the fathers.  What part does this   

 play for the Gentiles? _________________________________________
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c. Knowing that God did have a plan for the Gentiles, what does Paul     

indicate God will do for the Gentiles? ___________________________
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IV. Application:  The emphasis for today’s study was acceptance: whether

strong or weak in the faith, whether Jewish believer or Gentile believer.  

That we be likeminded in Christ.  What does this require of each of us? _____ _________________________________________________________________

 

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