Talks for Growing Christians
Weak Christians and Strong Christians
Lesson Number 44
- The strong Christian should support the weak Christian because of the example of Christ.
- The strong Christian should support the weak Christian because of the exhortation of Scripture.
- Are you destroying the mind and mouth of your fellowship?
- Give a simple, two-part outline of the book of Romans.
- Cite the four aspects in Part Two as to how Christians should function and relate.
- What is Paul's emphasis in Chapter 14?
- What should weak Christians remember concerning judging strong Christians?
- What should strong Christians do concerning weak Christians?
- Part One - Doctrinal, Chapters 1-11
Part Two - Practical, Chapters 12-16
- How Christians should function and relate a) in society, b) to governing authorities, c) in Christian ministries, and d) with other believers.
- Dealing with the questions of how weak and strong Christians should relate to one another in matters of conviction and conscience.
- That what strong Christians do is not weakness, but done in Christian liberty.
- They are to support them.
- The strong Christian should support the weak Christian because of the example of Christ. Refer to Romans 15:1-3, 7. Elaborate.
- The strong Christian should support the weak Christian because of the exhortation of Scripture. Refer to Romans 15:4-5. Elaborate.
- Review Romans 15:6. Select an area in which you disagree with another Christian. How should you deal with this disagreement?
- "Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, leading to edification." (Romans 15:2)
"Whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope." (Romans 15:4)
"May the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ." (Romans 14:5-6)
"Receive one another, just as Christ also received us, to the glory of God." (Romans 14:7)