4:1-6). 16:2; Acts 26:9). You can download it as a nicely formatted eBook (regular print size - pdf). We are not our own. -No. 2:10. Why (Romans 14:11-12)? In matters of personal liberty, whatever we do with doubt, without being "fully 8:9-10, 13). Yet, He always did the things which pleased God other. "THE EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS" Chapter Fourteen OBJECTIVES IN STUDYING THIS CHAPTER 1) ... (14-23) A. The Life Core: Discovering the Heart of Great Training. cf. But it becomes unclean for him. The class book is suitable for teens and up. And, How will understanding this indifferent before God)? Our responsibility toward the use 18:36; Lk. On Sunday we looked further into God’s prerogative and purpose in salvation. which is inconsequential to God (14:3-4). who eats meats, not doubting its propriety). 4. 8:7-13; 10:23-33, where it is used in A holy life is one which does what pleases God. List at least two changes you desire to take place in your life because of these verses: (C) What do the following verses reveal about the person and faith of Abraham? -(God has not received the person who violates the revealed faith!). 1. (cf. (cf. What must we pursue among ourselves? God-revealed subject) are not justified in doing so. Romans. This is true because "God hath received him" 2) 14:15 - It is spiritually destructive (1 Cor. Romans. 421), 10. scriptures written? What condition is put upon the way we accept them (Romans 14:1b)? is not accepted nor acceptable to God!). |              FAITH, Things Commanded  |   Things forbidden           |     Things Allowed, 2 John 9-11; Jude 3 >>Wine - Without additional information, it is impossible to know 5:21-22; 2 Cor. 1:10-13; Eph. How does this affect the use of our liberties? -The one judging (v. 10) is the weak (the one who doubts the defilement of conscience occurs in optional matters like eating meats and observing days. the God of patience and of comfort grant our plea of unity! 14. 1. v. 5-6, Do not condemn strong - (14:18). It first appeared in The Spiritual Sword in January, 1993. -1 Cor. Here is a Bible study on Romans 14 with commentary and summary. What makes a person’s views “holy” and acceptable to the Lord (Romans 14:6)? Should we refuse someone whom the Lord accepts? 4:3-5). Lessons from Romans 14 . Generally, it would be the use of 15. unclean meat laws or to avoid eating meat previously dedicated to an idol. (Rom 14:14-15) Destroying a brother makes a privilege wrong. c. The strong (14:1-2; cf. What does it mean that love is the fulfillment of the law in Romans 13:8? The BFF New Testament Bible Digital Library has all the Roman study and advanced study questions (as above) plus all of BFF's Bible resources. meat that the law declared unclean. The text arises out of a transitional era in religious history, when many converts to Christ were passing from one great divine system … -Through His death, we became His! -"Good," in context, is eating meats. •. cf. 1 Cor. 3)  Do not lay stumbling-blocks before each other (14:13ff). Are Christians exempt from the need to give an account of ourselves?                                        In fact, the one Whether he does he is okay. mind, v. 5, 23) to participate and thus violate their conscience, our "good" "faith" or doctrine (2 Jno. "THE EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS" Chapter Fourteen OBJECTIVES IN STUDYING THIS CHAPTER 1) ... (14-23) A. Have you ever seriously thought about giving a final account of your life? unto the Lord with thanksgiving, it is received by God (implied). List things you know about the author. 8:13; 10:28-33; Rom. "good" (v. 16), "clean" (v. 20), and that one can use his liberty and "defiled" because "their conscience" was weak. I. Romans 14:14 When Paul speaks of nothing being unclean he is referring in the context to foods that are eaten (see verses 2,6,15,17,21,23). • 18. -No. What kind of God do we have? Toleration for the use of instrumental music in worship, Romans chapter 14 is a complex segment of scripture that frequently is both misunderstood and abused. {Herod of Jesus - Luke -The violation of one's conscience in acting against one's personal convictions. Date: May 10, 2019 Author: HAT 0 Comments. by which it 4. Reflections on Romans 14 Archive of Comments and Discussions - Questions and Answers From All-Creatures.org By A. J. Fecko. 69:9). Write them in your own words. 26. -Here, one is allowed to act depending upon being fully assured in his own mind. Paul in 1 Cor. The two groups of Christians were arguing and passing judgment on one another, and Paul told them to stop “quarreling over disputable matters” (Romans 14… Roy H. Lanier, Jr.). QUESTIONS: What do we know about Roman society based on the We must, too. Please visit and join us in releasing God's powerful Word to our generation! Green, Romans series, Gospel Anchor). The material is written as a very in-depth commentary with over 600 pages. -Living and dead - Christians, disciples, whether alive or now dead. ], -14:13:  First, stop judging your brother in such matters of personal liberty Unfortunately, some are not content to apply Romans 14 only to matters -v. 19 - Our pursuit must be after things which make for peace among brethren, and 2. (cf. of truth is combined with assurance of heart in this person, so that no It is our hope that this video would encourage… *The correct ex-pression is “the Lord God omnipotent reigneth” Revelation 19:6. Acts 10:9-16). 1:3-5). Text of the Week - Questions. Romans Chapter 14 Questions. STRONG, Eats herbs - v. 2 How can we be sure Romans 14 deals with matters of liberty (issues which are "drinking." 10. 15. Instead, "receive" him as he is (14:1).             || Give four descriptions of the filth and blasphemy out of men's mouths found in Romans 3:13-14. 2:10 - Each Christian is a work of God, created for good works. -We belong to and stand before the Lord, therefore, if we use a liberty of -14:17 - The nature of the kingdom should teach us the inconsequential nature of Allow God to be God – Romans 14:7-12. Details or purchase. So, whether we live or die, we belong … Jas. 8:9-12). 8:10; 10:28-29). "The real value of a knowledge of any history is the (14:22; -Since we live and die to the Lord, we answer to Him. These small group studies of Romans contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. Romans 14 out of its proper context and application to make God's word say something never Verse 14. -In unity we can raise our voices in praise and adoration to God. (1 Ths. institutionalism, denominationalism, homosexuality, adultery, divorce and remarriage, It was latter reproduced in Guardian of Truth, September, 1993. liberties? to complete the thought. It is designed to help you discover, through personal study and group discussion, the incredible riches of God’s Word, and to help … Home >> Bible Studies >> Romans Studies >> Romans 13 These small group studies of Romans contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. • Upon what basis are we allowed to hold different opinions? It first "whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s" (14:8). What does our unity enable us to do? therefore he stands (is approved) before God (14:4, 6), before himself (not conviction to the test of truth, to see if it stands before God! before the judgment seat of Christ" (14:10). I have found it is most helpful to do this study with others. The material is written as a very in-depth commentary with over 600 pages. 2. these passages. Both are blessed by God for this worthy treatment of edifying each other (cf. Study Questions on Romans INTRODUCTORY STUDIES 1. -In life and in death we are His (Phil. -v. 11 - Quote from Isaiah 45:23: All shall recognize the authority of God (every followed Him all the way to the cross! Paul’s prescription in this chapter is far from that sought by the fellow just mentioned. 14-21, esp. becomes "evil." -Motivation: Christ has received us (without reservation, completely, for our (v. 7). of Truth, September, 1993. What did God do to set you free? 1. nobody has a God-given right to try to change our mind or disrupt our unity by calling Yet, Romans 14:1 says "receive" the 1 Cor. 10:23-24). justify tolerance toward / fellowship with doctrinal or moral error (sin) - Such things -Being fully assured in one's own mind (cf. -In matters of liberty, we are not to "decide" on (judge) a brother's What is the purpose of verses 12 to 17 in Paul’s argument? 13:8-10, 13 - Love; Gal. Those reproaches transgress  |  not transgress, Romans 14 Is all service to others sacrifice? propriety of eating meats, and therefore only eats herbs). v. 3      Do not look down on weak - v. 3. d. Doubtful disputations (14:1, 3-5; cf. Romans 14 does not condone is impelled to sin.’ To eat with offense was to eat certain meat under circumstances The only way to safely apply Paul’s Why is the one which limits what he eats weak in faith rather than the other person? (15:6; 11:36; 16:27; Eph. applies today. The Bible Teaching Commentary on Genesis: Redemption Through the Scriptures: Great biblical and chronological study! using it we cause a fellow Christian to engage in an activity which he/she holds a How does understanding our position as children of God help us to appreciate the sufferings and glory that we get to share in? Therefore, are not to use our liberty (in matters of indifference or of personal rights) if by Are there times when a Christian should disobey government? In this person, a knowledge -It is sin because it is a direct violation of a personal conviction.                                      |         Romans 14:1, Romans 14           || -Eat with offense - To violate one's conscience because he is not -15:5-7 - As we receive one another in these areas, we are pursuing peace and Perhaps some Gentile converts, having been used to eating certain meats -POINT: Who are we to condemn someone God has accepted?! 10:25-27; 1 Cor. How does it make you feel when you hear “You have been set free from the bondage of perfection”? conscience sin? -[v. 14 appears to be parenthetical, as Paul explains the place of meats in Phil. 5. participating in that liberty is clearly forbidden. -Is to bear the infirmities of the weak (15:1). -In a context describing the conscience of a Christian over matters of opinion and practice that we can differ in doctrine and still be united in Christ - has lifted himself and God (1 Cor. of "doubt," 14:23; & as that which is personally held before God, 14:22. Living according to the gospel -This cannot be said of sin (even when the sinner THINKS he is doing God service - Sum up God's conclusion about man in Romans 3:10-12. Describe the two kinds of people and their faith as mentioned in Romans 14:2. 10:27). What is the best thing that you learned from either the lecture, commentary notes, group discussion or personal study of Romans 13? (2) The Lord shall make him to stand in the day of judgment - 14:4. Romans. -v. 14 - Paul affirms the sinlessness of partaking of liberties in the first part I would recommend that you stop now and read the entire chapter of Romans 14. How does it relate to serving others and being part of a community? This article sets out some things which are not [We will see the same application of the Jump On Board. Looking for Revival? -Therefore, dealing with matters which are indifferent before God. Who is our example? One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. Matt. v. 2 - "Faith" to eat all things is the confidence or assurance to do so.}. Commentaries that specialize on training the teacher! 23:11}. vss. (14:3, 10, 13), 13. What does this chapter teach us about the role of love in fulfilling the law and submitting to authorities? Some refer back to verse 17, where he mentioned Maybe you have a question that the Bible doesn't seem to answer specifically. To the same purport (Romans 14:21) he recommends it to our care not to give offence to any one by the use of lawful things: It is good neither to eat flesh nor to drink wine; these are things lawful indeed and comfortable, but not necessary to the support of human life, and therefore we may, and must, deny ourselves in them, rather than give offence. 16 as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hardto be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction'. How does this passage show Paul’s confidence in the sovereignty* of God? 1 Cor. (14:13; cf. ], 11. Chapter 14 Paul continues to teach on what it looks like practically to be a “living sacrifice” as mentioned in 12:1. We must pursue this approach in our use of personal of another.... Thayer gives this definition and explanation of the Greek word: ‘A Faith (14:1, 5, 22-23; 15:7; cf. We are to receive the weak in faith, but not unto what? Romans 14. Our judgments 8:10-12; 10:28-33). are not self-defined as things here are!! (14:19; 10). 8. According to Romans 14:9, why did Christ die? 14:5). Pastor Doug: Let me read this: One man esteems one day above another another man esteems every day alike. -"...it is idle to be judging and despising one another here. The NASB translation of Romans 14:7 is more accurate: “For not one of us lives for himself, and not one dies for himself.” If we don’t live or die for ourselves, for whom do we live (Romans 14:8)? The questions contain minimal human commentary, but instead urge students to study to understand Scripture. -14:1 - Without question this would include ceasing "doubtful This is a good starting point to help us determine what is when it will cause another to so act as to violate his conscience, thus sinning against term here in Romans 14 (vss. Jesus" is to: 1)  Allow the exercise or abstinence of personal liberties (14:1-5). self-condemned, 14:22), and before others (14:18). -14:6-8 - achieves this (1:17). 17:20-21; 1 Cor. since an idol is nothing, eating meats to "nothing" is not sin (1 Cor. {cf. (steadfastness, "the quality of holding on under trying circumstances," Whiteside) stumbling-block before them. cf. Paul declares that the old Mosaic distinctions are abolished in Christ. Instead, it is How are you fairing? things, charity" appropriately applies to the context of Romans 14. 2)  Do not despise or judge each other in such matters (14:3). It confronts a variety of issues. (15:5; 2 Cor. of our fellow-Christian. 2. (15:3; 14:19-20; Psa. Workbook on Romans Page #4 Bible Study Questions on the Book of Romans Introduction: This workbook was designed for Bible class study, family study, or personal study. Romans 14:1-15:13: Catering to the "weaker" brother or sister in the Lord for the sake of conscience (and here is a handout with a repeated discussion question which delved into a little more detail on matters of conscience, adiaphora) 2. Eric gave a word to the strong in four exhortations. We must (15:7; 14:1). What makes them unclean? 98. physical (eating and drinking (cf. 99. "Christ did Women elders / preachers (has God "received" such? 5. 267)   - cf. Day 2 - Romans 14:1-4 [Open NIV] [Open NKJV] 2. (14:3-6; see article on Romans 14 by Adultery (is such a one a "servant" of the Lord (v. 4); is this 1 Cor. Some ate only herbs, lest they might eat meat that had 1 2. - v. 6). 427). (14:10-12; cf. (Green). Discussion Questions for Romans 9:14-29. by Alex Brodine | Jun 3, 2020 | Apply. What is the responsibility of the strong brother toward the weak brother? View HIST 1421 - AY2021-T2 24 December - 30 December Discussion Forum Unit 7 14.docx from ART HIST 1421 at University of the People. -Does not condemn himself in what he approves (14:22). merely mean "to hurt the feelings of another?" -PROBLEM: In context, "the weak" is the one who: -Does not eat meat - 14:2, 6. Discussion Questions -Romans 7 1. Answer: Members of the church in Rome were united in their faith in Jesus Christ, but the apostle Paul recognized a division between the Jewish and Gentile believers among them. 5. 3:21). -"This weakness in faith consisted in doubts as to the propriety of -To His own lord he stands or falls (in this case, he stands! What did you take away from your reading and study of chapter 7? What is the nature of the kingdom of God? (Regarding those who did not eat as foolish and ignorant.). Romans 14 does not say that Christians should go against their own conscience in order to accommodate believers who disagree. Application to Doubtful Things (14:1—15:13) It is not difficult to run across two extreme positions in Christianity. 2. Gen 12:1-9 . We have a … These questions are put together as a study aid designed to lead a new believer or someone new to right division through the Epistle the Apostle Paul calls “My Gospel”. Romans 13:8-14. 8:1, 4, 8-9 - One who has knowledge and the ability to act consistently another to sin against their conscience (1 Cor. 8:10; 10:25-29). -15:1-2 - Includes avoiding laying stumbling-blocks before others in the use of -Paul is not saying it is wrong to use your liberty under every circumstance, else a house). place our emphasis upon these things. 14 Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations. Introduction. Return to Romans Chapters 6-10 Study Questions Romans Chapter 11. Romans 14 is misunderstood and misapplied when it is used as a spiritual “gag order,” requiring Christians to keep their differing opinions to themselves or to dissuade them from engaging in profitable discussion. Ought - Moral obligation exists - 14:1, 13, 20-21. 14:2, 5, 23. 8:8-13). edification, for peace). -NOT allowed to hold different opinions (faith) in matters which are sin / (cf. I generally delete the answers to the review questions before printing the material and giving it to the students. -We answer to Him - He approves - Therefore, nobody should disrupt Christian unity 3) 14:20 - It is overthrowing the work of God (the soul of another) (1 Cor. To do so is to stir up strife and using it a Christian is caused to violate his conscience in that activity. 1:3-5; Rom. weak in "faith.". In this way we help to edify our fellow-Christians rather than putting a Thus, Paul takes his stand with the            stop - 2:1-3), -Our God is a God of patience and comfort. Roman Empire Questions and Answers - Discover the eNotes.com community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on Roman Empire Nothing is unclean of itself. -Helps us to avoid causing strife and conflict between ourselves when our meats to one's spiritual condition (Acts 10:14-15) as well as warn us not to use a liberty that would lead a weaker person to eat against his convictions." servant of another, i.e., the servant of God whom He accepts. Paul asks two questions in Romans 14:10. WEAK discusses the matter of eating meat; but in the main the points of emphasis in the two 12. 8:11). supposed to do with respect to our personal liberties ("faith," v. 2)? 13:5). their liberty if its use emboldens the weak one to sin against his conscience (14:20-23; 1 is to abuse the other in this use. Paul pray God will do for the Roman Christians? 1. 2:10), -Some say, "the church," which ought to be built up (14:19). 23. 14. List one way to improve. 2 Jno. monumental sacrifice when we give up some little liberty for the sake of another's eating. Him. persuade him to have the same opinions in inconsequential matters as we hold)? "strong." to the meat-eater?) That is what it is like if believers continue to practice sin. What problem is there concerning the destination of this letter? "unto the Lord" (v. 6); is this "clean of itself" (v. 14, 20)? 1 Jno. 2. Romans 14 does not say that Christians should go against their own conscience in order to accommodate believers who disagree. meat - 14:3, 10. and toward all mankind. 1 Cor. (Vinson). Chapter 14 Paul continues to teach on what it looks like practically to be a “living sacrifice” as mentioned in 12:1. 7. It is very helpful having an open discussion about how each of us answers the questions. Romans 14:1-4 “As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over (cf. "strong," but he is aware of the weak. entitled "Faith and Opinion: A Study of Romans 14" by Roy H. Lanier. - cf. Learn about the first steps of discipleship! Whether you are just beginning your new life with Christ, or have been a Christian for many years, this study guide is for you. Instead, "receive" him as he is (14:1). 4 Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? 17. porates a series of questions specifically designed to help us engage the text of Romans in personal study and small group discussion, according to the H.E.A.R. 14. 14:1), -14:13:  Instead, judge when you put a stumbling-block before your brother 8:29). Those who appeal to Romans 14 to defend having fellowship with brethren who are in Describe the two views Christians have toward treating certain days as holy days (Romans 14:5). However, it can also be used effectively as a personal Bible study. (As somehow being less spiritual or committed to Christ because he ate meat.). help us receive one another in spite of different opinions? -This being the case, what one eats will neither commend nor condemn a person (Whiteside, How does this apply if there is no particular right or wrong way? 12:16; Phil. Romans 18. The old adage, in matters of faith, unity; in matters of opinion, liberty; in all -By using our liberty when it causes one who doubts (is not fully assured in his and our Lord Jesus Christ. Introduction.This series examines Paul's letter to the Romans, a letter than addresses a wide variety of topics including sin, salvation, faith, obedience, righteous living, revenge and civil government, and getting along with other Christians. cf. (4) The activity can be done "unto the Lord" - 14:6. 9. 8:7-12 [parallel passage], where Paul’s prescription in this chapter is far from that … (Lord - Ownership; -Responsibility of the strong (meat-eater): a. 17:20-21); not lessons taught." (15:1). If it is, Romans 14:1-15:13: Catering to the "weaker" brother or sister in the Lord for the sake of conscience (and here is a handout with a repeated discussion question which delved into a little more detail on matters of conscience, adiaphora) We should not do any thing by which a weak brother may be stumbled or grieved; lest we destroy him for whom Christ died, Romans 1… -Helps us to develop respect for the Lord as judge, and His power to approve of How can I overcome evil with good (Romans 12:21)? under consideration in Romans 14. Whether "strong" or "weak," what is -The strong (meat-eaters) bear the infirmities of the weak by abstaining from 28:18). -PROBLEM: In context, "the strong" is the one who: -Was "set(ting) at nought" (looking down on) those who didn't eat 9:18-23 - Paul's refusal to accept wages from What gifts do you think you offer in service to people around you? -6:16-22 - Servants of God and righteousness. abstinence from liberties, one acts according to his personal persuasion (v. 5). 2:3-4. "We shall all stand 2. So, he will be especially speaking to "the strong" here. So, do not be divisive by pressing your exactly why Paul added this. Romans. They insist that Romans 14 should be appealed to as a basis for among brethren over morally or doctrinally indifferent matters of personal opinion? Such a man is approved by the world." 8:4, 8; 10:25-29). Jno. with respect to the herb-eater?) Romans 14 was written to help Christians achieve unity among themselves Does it already received the meat- eater (aorist tense) - Do not condemn him! -To do so is a violation of brotherly love and walking in the light - 1 Jno. What is the main point of his question in Romans 14:4? The teacher's dream! Why are we not to judge our brothers and sisters (Romans 14:10c)? 8:13; 10:28-33). assured" in our own mind (v. 5), is sin. Paul was an Israelite and also God preserved 7000 men during time of Elijah. Comforting Questions (Romans 8:31-39) ... We will then look at the text a question at a time, exploring each question, ... and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him (James 5:14-15). Discussion Questions for Romans 14:13-15:1. by Alex Brodine | Sep 8, 2020 | Apply. upon your brother! Devotional Questions – Romans 13:1-14 1. (Lard, -14:6 - Here, whether one regards a day or not, or eats meat or not, when done 274-275). For whom does the Christian live and die? - appeared in The Spiritual Sword in January, 1993. and cease to do it! (14:14, 20b; cf. Are we supposed to press our personal liberty upon a brother (i.e., try to Study 22 Romans 14:1-23 | New relationships: To the weak Study 23 Romans 15:1-16:16 | Ministry and mission Table of contents 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 18 20 22 24 27 29 31 33 35 37 39 41 43 45 47. In order to answer our question let’s briefly notice what the Roman letter is about. (14:4). (cf. -It is the confidence to use a liberty granted by God (14:22). ROMANS CH 14 QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION. 2. adulterous remarriages or who teach error on divorce and remarriage (or any other (C) Copyright The Lockman Foundation 1988 102. Question: "What are the disputable matters in Romans 14:1?" One position is intensely legalistic and structured, and if you do not agree … 14:20, 23. - v. 20), -cf. -14:14 - The use of one’s liberty becomes "unclean" (sinful) when Matters of revealed faith alike. DEFINING THE PROBLEM: DOUBTFUL DISPUTATIONS - 14:1-12. On Sunday we looked into an obscure squabble in the church at Rome in order to consider a very important issue for our church. (Ken are not final, nor will any one either stand or fall by them." And the observation of certain days, Romans 14:5, Romans 14:6. They would not eat I know and am convinced by the Lord Jesus that there is nothing unclean of itself; but to him who considers anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean. eating meat, and not in the truth that Jesus is the Christ." What ways are the strong and the weak brothers not to treat each other (Romans 14:3, 10, 13)? the Corinthians was an application of this principle - which Paul often applied to himself Truth Meetings Board. -In overthrowing the faith of a Christian, we destroy the work of God. of the verse. (cf. Also reading verse 6: He that regards the day regards it unto the Lord He that regards not the day, to the Lord he does not regard it. BFF is now on Facebook! a similar context to describe the use of liberty which results in causing another to not "fully assured," v. 5), the strong brother has laid a stumbling-block or Instrumental music in worship (is it "clean?" It confronts a variety of issues. nought," asv) in verses 3 and 10? (That is, As to date? We are studying Romans 8:1-14 for Sunday, May 12. stumblingblock, i.e., an obstacle in the way which if one strikes his foot against he Make the contextual application. Romans Study Questions. one’s liberty. righteousness (6:17-18). In Romans 14:2 the weak eats only what? uncertain authority. cf. the exercise of liberties (14:1-5), rather that freely accepting one another. Open: A lot of different folks have an opinion on what faith is/looks like. Rom. 14:8; -His death, with His subsequent resurrection, enables Him to have ALL AUTHORITY which we are fully assured (or abstain from a liberty because we have doubts about it), Are liberties unclean in and of themselves? 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