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Discipleship 8 Message

Discipleship 8 Message

CHARACTER FORMATION Ga 5:19-26; Ro 5:3-5; Ac 17:10-12 (K. V.: Ac 17:11) “Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.” Through Msn. Gideon’s message last week, we were reminded how essential it is to have self-denial and cross-taking in following Jesus. It is like being a spiritual soldier who abstains from petty enjoyment…

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Discipleship 8 Questions

Discipleship 8 Questions

CHARACTER FORMATION Ga 5:19-26; Ro 5:3-5; Ac 17:10-12 (K. V.: Ac 17:11) “Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.” I. Building a Christ-like Character (Ga 5:19-26) 1. What is a “character”? From where can we trace our spiritual and moral character (Ge 1:26)? What is the will of God for His people…

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Romans 16:1-27 Questions

Romans 16:1-27 Questions

THE GRACE OF OUR LORD JESUS BE WITH YOU Romans 16:1-27, Key Verse: 16:20 “The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.” 1. On what basis did Paul commend Phoebe (1-2)? What did he request on her behalf? 2. Whom did Paul greet first (3)? How had they co-worked with Paul (Ac 18:1-3,18-19)? How did Paul describe their sacrificial lives and their influence (4-5a)? What can we learn from them? 3….

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Romans 16:1-27 Message

Romans 16:1-27 Message

GREET ONE ANOTHER Romans 16:1-27, Key Verse: 16:20 “The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.” Today we see that the book of Romans ends with Paul sending a string of greetings to some of the believers in Rome. Usually Paul’s greetings are short and general. But here in Romans, Paul’s greetings are very personal and specific, and addressed to many different people. He mentioned 29 people in total, including at…

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Romans 15:14-33 Questions

Romans 15:14-33 Questions

THE PRIESTLY DUTY TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL Romans 15:14-33, Key Verse 15:16 “to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. He gave me the priestly duty of proclaiming the gospel of God, so that the Gentiles might become an offering acceptable to God, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.” 1. What was Paul’s confidence about the Roman believers (14)? Why was he writing them (15a)? 2. Read verses 15b-16. What was the grace God gave Paul? How did Paul expand the meaning…

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Romans 15:14-33 Message

Romans 15:14-33 Message

THE PRIESTLY DUTY TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL Romans 15:14-33, Key Verse 15:16 “to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. He gave me the priestly duty of proclaiming the gospel of God, so that the Gentiles might become an offering acceptable to God, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.” Thank God for leading our study of the Romans up to this far. We have come a long way and this is the almost ending part. Through the Romans study, we could lay…

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Romans 14:1-15:13 Questions

Romans 14:1-15:13 Questions

ACCEPT ONE ANOTHER Romans 14:1-15:13, Key Verse: 15:7 “Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.” 1. Who are the “weak” and the “strong” and how should they treat each other (14:1-3)? What are “disputable matters” (2,3,5a,21)? Why should we accept one another instead of judging (4-9)? 2. When we are tempted to judge or despise others, what should we remember (10-12)? What should we do instead of judging (13)? Why is this…

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Romans 14:1-15:13 Message

Romans 14:1-15:13 Message

ACCEPT ONE ANOTHER (Jesus is the Lord and You are a Servant) Romans 14:1-15:13, Key Verse: 15:7 “Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.” From the last passage, Romans 13, we learned how to live in this world and in the church as a Christian. In the world, we need to know that the authorities are established by God, so it is necessary to submit to the authorities, paying what we owe,…

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Romans 13:1-14 Questions

Romans 13:1-14 Questions

PUT ON THE ARMOR OF LIGHT Romans 13:1-14, Key Verse: 13:12 “The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.” 1. What attitude should we have toward governing authorities and why (1; 1Pe 2:13)? Why is rebellion against the authorities a serious matter (2)? Why is this teaching challenging, both then and now? 2. What purpose do rulers serve (3-4)? In what sense are they God’s…

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Romans 13:1-14 Message

Romans 13:1-14 Message

PUT ON THE ARMOR OF LIGHT Romans 13:1-14, Key Verse: 13:12 “The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.” In recent years, an interesting term has entered the cultural vocabulary: it’s a new usage of the word “woke”. Have you heard of it? As I understand it, it refers to a heightened level of social consciousness. Someone who is “woke” is aware of the injustice…

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