Romans: The People Grace Creates

Romans: The People Grace Creates

LOVE YOUR ENEMY

LOVE YOUR ENEMYRomans 12.17-21Romans: The People Grace Creates – Part 4 of 11 v. 14 “Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.” (esv)  Matthew 5.43–44 “You have heard … Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you …” (csb) v. 9 “Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.” (niv)  v. 21 “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” (esv)  GOOD OVERCOMES EVIL WHEN WE ……

LET LOVE BE GENUINE

LET LOVE BE GENUINERomans 12.9-16Romans: The People Grace Creates – Part 3 of 11 John 13.35 “… everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” (csb) v. 9 “Let love be genuine.” (esv) GENUINE LOVE MOTIVATES US TO …      FEEL The Truth    v. 9b “Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.” (esv)                        1 Corinthians 13.6 “Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.” HONOR God’s Family  v. 10 “Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one…

THE CHRISTIAN SELF-IMAGE

THE CHRISTIAN SELF-IMAGERomans 12.3-8Romans: The People Grace Creates – Part 2 of 11 v. 2b “… be transformed by the renewing of your mind …” (nas) v. 3 “… to think of himself …” (esv)          THE RENEWED MIND SEES OURSELVES AS … DIVINELY Defined By Faith                     v. 3 “Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.” (niv)                       Ephesians 2.8 “… you have been saved through faith. And this is not…

AN ARMY BROUGHT TO LIFE

AN ARMY BROUGHT TO LIFERomans 12.1-2Romans: The People Grace Creates – Part 1 of 11 SPIRITUAL FIGHTERS WHO … CAN’T FORGET The Mercy That Brought Us To HIM                        v. 1a “… in view of the mercies of God …” (csb) v. 1 “… offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God …” (niv) Galatians 2.20 “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I…