II. Welcome each other because Jesus came for Jew and Gentile (to prove God's faithfulness). (:8-9)
--- A. Jesus proves God's faithfulness by fulfilling the promises made to the Jews. --- B. Jesus proves God's faithfulness by saving Gentiles
III. The Scriptural Proof that Messiah Saves Gentiles and Makes them One with Jews (:10-12)
--- A. David foresaw that the Jewish Messiah would subdue the Gentiles (2 Sam. 22:50; Ps. 18:49) --- B. Moses sang how Jewish Messiah would cause Gentiles to rejoice (Deut 32) --- C. Psalmist wrote how Jewish Messiah would cause Gentiles to praise (Psalm 117) --- D. Isaiah prophesied how Jewish Messiah would give hope to Gentiles (Isaiah 11)
Great Sermon! Speak before God!
1. Speak the Wondrous Things
"Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk ye of all his wondrous works."
- Psalms 105:2
2. Speak the Truth
"These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbor; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates."
- Zechariah 8:16
3. Speak the word of faith
"Take the rod, and gather thou the assembly together, thou, and Aaron thy brother, and speak ye unto the rock before their eyes; and it shall give forth his water, and thou shalt bring forth to them water out of the rock: so thou shalt give the congregation and their beasts drink."
- Numbers 20:8
4. Speak in tongues.
"I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesies than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying."
- 1 Corinthians 14:5
5. Speak the good word
"Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers."
- Ephesians 4:29
anita dilbon (11/29/2007)
from Springfield, Missouri
Great Sermon! Thank you so much for your teachings on Romans 15...My son and I have studying the entire book for two months..