LESSON NOTES

Romans 16:1-27

Romans 16:1-2 –The name Phoebe was one of the names of the goddess Diana which means that she was probably a convert from idolatry. She was a servant of the church at Cenchrea, which was near the seaport of Corinth. It was from Cenchrea, at the end of his first...

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Romans 15:1-33 – Generations

Romans 15:1-3 God through our salvation has created unity that we did not have before. The unity of believers is the concern of our Messiah (John 10:16). God’s plan is that all who believe in Him will become unified in Him through faith in His Son (John 17:11). It is...

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Romans 14:1-23

Romans 14:1-2 We are called to receive the weak brother. The word “receive” means to welcome, accept, to embrace. It means to receive a weak person just as God graciously received us. This is one of the many New Covenant commands. A weak brother is to be received...

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Romans 13:1-14

Romans 13:1-2 - What is the relationship between the believer and the government? Which is supreme, the church or the state? God expects the genuine believer to do what is right as a citizen of earth. We are called to be subject to civil authorities (Romans 13:1). We...

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Romans 12:1-21

Romans 12:1-2 – Having concluded eleven chapters of what God has given to man we are told what our response should be. God has given us all that we need and more, we need nothing else but to serve Him. This is the key to victorious Christian living, losing our lives...

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Romans 11:1-35

Romans 11:1 - This section which begin in Romans 9 was written to demonstrate the faithfulness of God to His promises. That we can know that nothing will separate us from the love of God. Paul uses God’s faithfulness to Israel to illustrate this truth. Some of His...

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Romans 1:1-6

Romans 1:1 - Paul is his name among the Gentiles his name in Israel is Saul.  To this day on the first Sabbath after a boy is circumcised he is given his Hebrew name in the Temple.  If he lives in the diaspora he has a name that is suitable for his assimilation into...

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Romans 10:1-21

Romans 10:1-3 Paul now focuses on Israel’s failure he begins by declaring his love for kinsmen. Paul shows us the right attitude one should have for the lost, even if we are the most ardent Calvinist. He had like Yeshua had a heartfelt longing to bring his kinsmen...

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Romans 9:8-30

Romans 9:6-11 The main theme of Romans 9 is understanding and coming to grips with God’s sovereignty. Paul lists some proofs that it is not the children that man prefers but rather God. The first proof that not all physical descendants of Abraham are to be ranked as...

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Romans 8:1-37

Romans 8:1-2 Some have called this verse the most hopeful verse in Scripture. In presenting God's salvation promise to believers.  The deliverance from condemnation spoken here does not mean deliverance from discipline (Hebrews 12:6). Nor does it mean that we will not...

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