To all who are in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
To all who are in Rome,
Who was in Rome during this time period?
Who was Paul writing to?
What was Rome like at this time?
beloved of God,
What does it mean to be beloved of God?
Who can be beloved of God?
How does someone who is loved feel?
How does someone who is loved act?
called to be saints:
What/Who is a Saint according to the bible?
What should be the response of someone who is called to be a saint?
Do you act like someone who is called to be a saint.
Grace to you and peace
What is grace?
Why did Paul write “grace to you”?
Where does grace come from?
How can we extend and show grace to others?
How does grace show in your life?
Paul greeted the saints at Rome with “grace and peace”. Do you do the same for others?
Where does peace come from?
Are you a person of peace?
Would you characterize your life as peaceful or full of strife?
from God our Father
Do you view God as your Father?
How do issues with your earthly father affect your relationship with God?
How should the perfect father act?
In what ways does God show he is Father in your life?
and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Is Jesus your Lord?
What does it mean to allow Jesus to be Lord of your life?
How have you allowed Jesus to be Lord today?
among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ;
Among all the nations, you are called of Jesus if you believe in Him. How does this make you feel?
What does it mean to be “the called”?
How should someone who is “called” act?
How does a person become “the called?
Who is the one doing the calling?
Does knowing you are called change how you think or act?
through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations,
What is grace?
How do you receive grace?
Are you a grace filled Christian?
Do you extend grace to others?
How does it feel when someone gives you grace?
What is apostleship?
What are doing as an apostle of Christ?
How do you receive apostleship?
Have you put your faith in Jesus?
Whose name do you need to call on in faith?
Who can receive grace and apostleship?
What are you doing to reach all nations and cultures with the message of grace?
What are you doing to reach all nations with the message of faith in Jesus?
His mother said to the servants, “Whatever He says to you, do it.”
Did Jesus tell Mary he would do something? Why then did she tell the servants to do whatever he tells them?
What did Mary say to the servants?
Do you do whatever Jesus tells you to do?
What stops you from doing what Jesus tells you to do?
Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does your concern have to do with Me? My hour has not yet come.”
How did Jesus respond to His mother?
What did he mean by His response?
Why would Jesus say, “What does this have to do with me”?
Why would Jesus say, “My hour has not yet come”?
What “hour” is Jesus talking about?
And when they ran out of wine, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.”
What happened that caused Jesus’ mother to come to Him?
What did Jesus’ mother tell him?
Why did Jesus’ mother go to Him? What does this tell about Mary’s opinion of Jesus?
Now both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding.
Why do you think Jesus and his disciples were invited to this wedding?
Who was invited to the wedding?
What does it reveal about Jesus that He went to the wedding?
Was Jesus invited to your wedding?