Faith Comes by Hearing
Topic: AM Service Passage: Romans 10:14–21
Paul explains the chain of how sinners come to call upon the Lord. The gospel must come to sinners so that they can believe; in order for the gospel to come, messengers must be sent out; and it is God who sends his messengers - preachers - with the gospel.
I. How Does the Gospel Come to Us?
A. It Comes to Those Who Believe
B. It Comes by Preaching
C. It Comes from God
II. What Happens When the Gospel Comes
A. It Leaves Us Without Excuse
B. It Points Out the Disobedient
C. It Brings About Faith Through the Word
Questions for consideration: (1) Why is it important for us to understand that the gospel belongs to God? What does that mean for the spread of the gospel? (2) What is your responsibility when the gospel comes to you? (3) According to Paul, why do people fail to believe the gospel?