Romans 15

Romans 15

But wait – there’s more!


V1-13; What’s the theme of these verses?



·      These verses are really part of Chapter 14.

Romans 14:1

1 Corinthians 10:24



·      What was Christ’s example?

o   Psalm 69:9; Philippians 2:8

·      How important is the Old Testament? 

o   What do 2 Timothy 3:16-17 and 2 Peter 1:20-21 clarify?

·      What can you gain from Bible study?

o   See above, V4 and Hebrews 4:12



·      How can we help each other? (V5)

·      To what end? (V6)



·      See verses 9-12.  What are we to do?  How? How much?

o   2 Samuel 22:50; Psalm 18:49; Deuteronomy 32:43;

o   Psalm 117:1; Isaiah 11:10; Isaiah 42:10-11






·      What is sought for us?

o   Galatians 5:22-23

o   How does hope fit in?

o   How does it affect you?

o   Is the fruit of the Spirit meant for others but hope is meant for you?



V14-22  What’s this passage about?

·      Would Paul write the same to us? (V14)

·      After verse 14 why write verses 15-16? Is there an example to follow?

·      From verses 17-18 what is Paul’s priority?

o   Galatians 6:14

·      What does verse 19 suggest we are missing?

·      How do verses 20-21 explain verse 22?


V23-33  Where next?



·      What’s the plan?

·      But first, what?

·      Why the diversion?

o   Acts 11:27-30; Acts 19:21

o   They were “pleased to do it” and “owed” it.  Why pleased? Why owed?





V 28-29

·        Back on track – how will this benefit the Roman Christians?

·        Did Paul get to Spain?

o   Tradition/folklore say yes but no evidence in the Bible



·      What’s the alternative to V30-32?



·      Amen!



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