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08.19.18

The Testimony of the Gospel - pt.2

Series: The Gospel Changes Everything

Key Passage: Romans 1:5-8

Speaker: Lee Waller

The Gospel Changes Everything

 

  1. The Power of the Gospel – Romans 1:1-17
  2. Is seen in the Gospel’s Truth
  • Its origin is God – vs. 1
  • Promised in the prophets – vs. 2
  • Concerns Christ – vs. 3, vs. 9
    • Preexistent with the Father – Jn. 1:1-2
    • Sent by the Father to become man – vs. 3,

John 1:14

  • He suffered death, burial and then was resurrected – vs. 4; 1 Cor. 15:1-4; Heb. 4:15
  • Through Him we receive grace – vs. 5a;

Jn. 1:16-17; Eph. 2:8-9

  1. Is seen in the Gospel’s Testimony
  • Paul’s transformation
    • Bound to Jesus Christ – vs. 1
    • Called to be an apostle – vs. 1
    • Separated to the gospel – vs. 1
    • Devoted to the saints – vv. 8-15
  • He thanks God for them – vs. 8
  • He prays for them – vs. 9
  • He desires to be with them – vs. 10-12

*Help them become stronger – vs. 11

*Mutual encouragement – vs. 12

*Bear fruit among them – vs. 13-15; Acts 20:24

  • The saints _Transmission_ – vv. 5-8
  • Among all _nations_ – vs. 5-6
  • __Called__ of Jesus Christ/saints – vs.6-7
  • __Faith__ is spoken of all over the world – vs 8; Acts 4:18-20