“Grace Church” – A Series on Romans 12-16
The gospel of Christ not only brings good news of God’s grace for undeserving people, it also transforms the way we relate to each other and our world
Summary: The gospel advances as we proclaim Jesus together and give God the glory
Key Scripture: Romans 16:1-27
How can we be effective in our ministry?
Serve on A Team (Romans 16:1-16)
- _________________ (16:1-2)
- ______________________ (16: 3-7)
- __________________________ (16:8-16)
Be Alert to the _________________ (Romans 16:17-23)
Good News is ______________ and brings God Glory (Romans 16:25-27)
If you are working outside the home, talk about what you appreciate about your fellow employees and employer. What do you like most about your workplace?
Randy mentioned how Stonebridge will seek to reach out to our community in the coming year. What do you like about it? What is challenging to you?
Read Romans 16:1-16. How would you describe the people Paul greets in Rome? How did he know them since he’d never been there? What characterizes these folks and which description do you like most?
Read Romans 16:17-20. Why does Paul need to add a word of warning? What is going wrong and how are they to guard against it? What encouragement does he give in verse 20 (read Genesis 3:15)? Why are the people Paul mentions in 16:21-23 a good example to follow?
What is God able to do and how does he do it (Romans 16:25-27)? Why does all the glory go to our wise God at the end of this letter (16:27)?
As you think through the list of people Paul mentioned in 16:1-16, how does this influence you to pray for your friends and family members?
In what ways might we pretend to be growing Christians but actually be serving ourselves? How does this cause division in our church when we do this (16:17-20)?
How has Romans moved you to praise God and be more deeply committed to living for his glory (16:25-27)? Read these verses aloud and pray through them with your group or family.
Assignment: Talk with your family or LIFE Group. How has Romans 12-16 (past 9 messages) led you to:
- Love God more?
- Enjoy your identity as God’s child in greater ways?
- Helped motivate you to offer yourself as a living sacrifice in new ways?
Easter is the true meaning of hope. And we want to spread it all over our community. Join us as we point people to Jesus and share His message of hope with them!
Carry the Cross
- The Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy
- Hall-Perrine Cancer Center
- Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center
- Mercy Hospital
- University of Iowa Children’s Hospital
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