5 Advantages to Reading (and Teaching) Romans Backwards

Jesus Creed | 6/21/2019 | Staff
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Think of a community that is divided, ethnically split, arrogant, challenged by a corrupt culture, and claiming to be followers of Jesus. If you’re thinking of the churches in first century Rome, you’re right. Paul wrote his most famous and significant letter to a community with all sorts of challenges. It’s a shame we often neglect the community and the people behind this very important letter.

We neglect the community when we begin at 1:1 and wear out and quit after chapter 8. Just yesterday I spoke with a pastor who said he preached Romans 1-8, wore out, and now wonders if he has the energy to reignite the switch of Romans again.

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Romans is as relevant as it gets. There may be no more helpful letter churches need to hear and understand than Paul’s...
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