Reading Assignment

Things To Consider

  1. In Christ one is not subject to the penalty of sin so there is no condemnation.
  2. The Holy Spirit gives life and empowers believers to obey.
  3. Christ fulfilled the righteous demands of the law.
  4. The Spirit confirms and makes us aware that we belong to Jesus.
  5. Those in Christ are still subject to suffering in a fallen world.
  6. There is nothing greater than the love of God in Christ Jesus.
  7. Chapter 12 begins the practical application of the doctrine that he has been teaching in the previous chapters.
  8. God gives gifts to edify the church.
  9. God gives us to one another.
  10. Unity in diversity is a hallmark of the gospel.
  11. Paul has a pattern of discussing gifts and love in close proximity.
  12. We have an obligation to one another.
  13. Love results in death to self, service, and looking to the interests of others.
  14. Paul's priestly duties include him teaching the Romans how to worship and how to practice faith.