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Discussion Questions for Romans 16:1-16

It is evident in Paul's letters that he was a relationally connected person. His list of greetings in this passage help us see that the longer we are Christians, the more God will forge deep friendships. These friendships will represent a diversity of believers as we...

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Discussion Questions for Romans 15:24-33

On Sunday we considered the desires, delays, and disappointments Paul experienced in his mission. We know now that Paul's plans didn't work out the way he had pictured. He did later arrive at Rome and spend some time among the believers. However, he did not travel...

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Discussion Questions Romans 15:14-24

On Sunday we looked at Paul's travel plans as he wrote to the Roman church. His goal was to present his readers as an acceptable and sanctified offering to God. Paul boasted that Christ himself was working through Paul to call Gentile believers to himself. So his...

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Discussion Questions for Romans 15:7-13

From a pastoral point of view, this passage might be the point of the whole letter to the Romans. The exhortation to “welcome one another” is the response to the story of the Bible in which God has welcomed us to himself. In this way, the church is a living picture of...

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2 Samuel Bible Study Links

2 Samuel Bible Study Links

UPDATED: Audio link for Week 5 from 10/12/20: https://redeemer.live/archives/ladies-bible-study-second-samuel-lesson-5/ Audio link for Week 4 from 10/5/20: https://redeemer.live/archives/ladies-bible-study-second-samuel-lesson-4/ Audio Link for Week 3 from 9/28/20:...

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Discussion Questions for Romans 15:1-7

As we moved into Romans 15 this week, we heard “a word to us all” as Paul wraps up this section on welcoming each other in the midst of diverse opinions. These opinions in disputable matters can be very divisive for Christians, causing people to cut off relationships,...

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Discussion Questions for Romans 14:13-15:1, part 2.

Eric followed up his “Word to the Strong” last week with a “Word to the Weak” this Sunday. We find help in this passage to answer the question, “How do we live out the tension of holding strong convictions while relating to other believers who don’t share those...

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Discussion Questions for Romans 14:13-15:1

As we moved further into Paul’s discussion of the “strong” and the “weak,” we took some time this week to focus on the strong. Eric gave a word to the strong in four exhortations. First, never cause another believer to stumble. Second, violating conscience equals...

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Living in Light of Judgment

Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand.   Why do you pass judgment on your brother? Or you, by do you despise your brother? For we...

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