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Needless to say, devout Christians sometimes have very different convictions. Conflicting convictions threatened the unity of the church in Rome to whom the Apostle Paul wrote the letter of Romans. Romans 14:1–15:13 is Paul’s plea for mutual acceptance and unity. Before reading the passage, let’s consider the historical situation.

Direct download: 2018-1125_Romans_Nelson.mp3
Category:Romans: The Righteousness Of God Revealed -- posted at: 8:30am PDT

Conflicting convictions threatened the unity of the church in Rome to whom the Apostle Paul wrote the letter of Romans. Romans 14:1–15:13 is Paul’s plea for mutual acceptance and unity.

Direct download: 2018-1118_Romans_Nelson.mp3
Category:Romans: The Righteousness Of God Revealed -- posted at: 8:30am PDT

We owe love to Christians and non-Christians alike. But this runs completely counter to what the world tells us. The world tells us the only people we are obligated to love are members of our family and even that is negotiable. The world also tells us to only love those who love us. Our flesh, when we were in Adam, told us to love ourselves. But God says we owe love to others. Who are we going to believe? Who are we going to follow?

Direct download: 2018-1111_Romans_Nelson.mp3
Category:Romans: The Righteousness Of God Revealed -- posted at: 8:30am PDT

Paul has just come out of a section describing some powerful ways that the body of Christ can show love in the world, and how we should be relating both to our brothers and sisters, as well as our enemies! He is going to pick back up with the topic of love in 13:8, but in 13:1-7 he launches into a very succinct argument about how believers should relate to the governing authorities.

Direct download: 2018-1104_Romans_deMartimprey.mp3
Category:Romans: The Righteousness Of God Revealed -- posted at: 8:17pm PDT

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