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Culture Conflict

Within His sovereign providence, God gives hard-hearted people over to their sinful desires… but we are not to be ashamed of the gospel for it is the power of salvation for all who believe. In part 1 of Sexuality, Culture and the Bible, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Romans 1:14-32.

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Study Notes

Series Overview

Part 1: “Culture Conflict”
Part 2: “God’s Design for Sexuality”
Part 3: “God’s Design for Marriage”
Part 4: “Tough Questions: The Culture and You”

The Gospel

The Righteousness of God Revealed…

In the Gospel (1:14-17)

  • the obligation to preach (1:14-15)
  • the power of God for salvation (1:16)
  • the fullness of faith (1:17)
In Judgment of Sinful Humanity (1:18-32)

Reasons for judgment (1:18-23)

  • for suppressing God’s truth (1:18)
  • for ignoring God’s revelation (1:19-20)
  • for perverting God’s glory (1:21-23)
Results of judgment (1:24-32)

  • Abandoned to fornication (1:24-25)
  • Abandoned to sexual perversion (1:26-27))
  • Abandoned to a depraved lifestyle (1:28-32)

Applying the Text

  • Have you repented of unholy sexuality?
  • Have you embraced the gospel?
  • Do you stand for the gospel in the midst of our culture?