SERIES: Renewal Through Romans: The Gospel Defined, Explained & Applied
SETTING: North Kelso Baptist Church
SERVICE: Sunday AM (March 1, 2015)
SECTION: The Prologue to Righteousness (Romans 1:1-17)
SUBTITLE: The Introduction & Overview of Romans (Part 8)
SUBJECT: the recipients of Paul’s letter
SUMMARY: The Apostle Paul under the inspiration of the HS addressed his letter to Christians at Rome communicating with a firmly established collection of believers in that city.
SCHEME: that Christian grasp the identity of the recipients of this letter written by the apostle Paul
Our theme is: Paul writes to the Church @ Rome
This is a good reminder for us all to examine the identity of the people to whom he wrote this letter in order to gain a deeper appreciation for this remarkable piece of Christian literature.
Proposition: The Apostle Paul under the inspiration of the HS addressed his letter to Christians at Rome communicating with a firmly established collection of believers in that city.
Interrogatory Sentence: What do we know about the people of the church at Rome?
Transitional Sentence: Our topic this morning supplies at least five (5) elements that identify the people to whom Paul wrote this epic letter - The fiver (5) elements are:
1. The Condition of the City
2. The Conversion of the Congregants
3. The Construction of the Church
4. The Calling of the Christ
5. The Chemistry of the Church