Romans – The Gospel of God (Part 52)

Professing to be wise, they became fools,  and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man—and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things. Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves, who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.” Romans 1:22-25

In our last study, we learned that actions have results. People gave up God and glorified themselves and other created beings, so God gave people up. Up to what? We’ll start unpacking that as we take a closer look at the Apostle Paul’s words about the “wrath of God” that has been revealed against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, “who suppress the truth in unrighteousness.”

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Romans – The Gospel of God (Part 51)

Professing to be wise, they became fools,  and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man—and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things. Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves, who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.” Romans 1:22-25

We are looking carefully into the Apostle Paul’s words about the “wrath of God” that has been revealed against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, “who suppress the truth in unrighteousness.” In our last study we looked at how people who “knew” God did not glorify God as God, “nor were thankful.” They became “futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened.” Even though people professed themselves to be wise, “they became fools.” They changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible people and birds, four-footed animals and creeping things.

How did God respond to their behavior?

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Teaching Notes: On God’s Work for the Disciple (Part 2)

In the first part of our article about God’s Work for the Disciple, we looked at how to discover God’s work for disciples, how to spend our time discipling new Christians, best ways to disciple new Christians, and the spiritual principle of multiplication.

We move now to the second part which will look at making disciples, motivating disciples and marking disciples.

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Teaching Notes: On God’s Purpose For The Disciple (Part 2)

We are currently looking at Teaching Notes from a discipleship seminar taught in churches more than 40 years ago. We spent several days with each church sharing insights God had shared with us about being a committed follower of Jesus Christ.

So far in our series we have looked at –

We now look at the second part of God’s Purpose For The Disciple.

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