Exploring Romans Questions 17 (Romans 15:14-33) 1.
Which chapter in the book of Romans contains one of the greatest missionary passages of the Bible? • Ch. 15 2.According to Romans 15:14, what two things does Paul commend the Romans for being filled with? • Their grasp of truth and their gifts of exhortation 3.According to Phillips, why is the ministry of exhortation and admonition vital to virile Christianity? • The tendency to settle down is natural and must be fought continually. 4.According to Phillips, what is the first and foremost aspect of any missionary philosophy? • Personal accountability for one's own gifts, sphere of influence and opportunities 5.In Romans 15:17-18, who was Paul giving glory to? • The Lord Jesus Christ 6.According to Romans 15:20-21, to whom was the Apostle Paul determined to take the gospel of Christ? • The unreached 7.Although Paul was a meticulous planner, he was always willing to set aside his plans for what purpose? • For allowing the Holy Spirit to set them aside for better ones. 8.What was Paul’s idea of missionary giving? • Paul's missionary philosophy of giving was strangely different from what has been current
in the church in modern times. The thought underlying the modern missionary movement has been that home churches should send money to the mission field to support infant churches in foreign lands, Paul put things the other way around! The new churches in Gentile lands ought to recognize their spiritual debt to the saints who sent them the gospel and send money to them to relieve their poor. 9.How can a believer become engaged in the spiritual warfare at any time and in any place? • By engaging in prayer 10.According to Phillips, what two ways did Paul ask the Romans to pray for him? • Pray intentioannly for him • Pray intelligently for him