When Humanity Stands in Silence (Romans 3:9-20)

Key Idea: It takes great faith to believe you’re an unrighteous sinner in need of Jesus. Faith to acknowledge the universal condition (vv.9-10) Faith to admit that sin is humanity’s natural bent (vv.11-12) Faith to agree on blatant evidence of depravity (vv.13-18) Faith to accept God’s verdict for the unrighteous (v.19-20)...

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Outside Inside (Romans 2:25-29)

Key idea: All the traditions and disciplines of life are to reflect and flow from a changed heart. The Sign of Circumcision (v25) The Significance of Circumcision (vv.26-27) The Spirit of Circumcision (vv.28-29)...

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Beware of Hypocrisy (Romans 2:12-24)

Key Idea: The privilege of knowing God does not justify but instead reveals hypocrisy that will condemn us if we are without Christ. I. Privileged knowledge does not save (v.12-16) a. Obedience vs. Possession of the law b. The Universal Law Within II. Privileged knowledge reveals hypocrisy (v.17-24) a. Confronting hypocrisy b. Cases of hypocrisy c. Consequence of hypocrisy...

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Qualifications and Standards (Romans 2:1-11)

Key Idea: God’s justice is equally applied to all, and he offers kindness equally to all and withholds His wrath that people may come to salvation. 1. The Qualifications for Judgement: Who Will Be Judged 2. The Standard for Judgment: How Sinners are Judged...

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