"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine,
for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man
of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works."
-- 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Big Idea: Because of Christ’s mercy, we owe everyone a debt of love.
A. We’re to exhibit love in all relationships. Romans 13:7-8
B. Love exceeds the law. Romans 13:8
III. One Command
A. Christ’s commands involve our whole self. Romans 13:9
B. We can obey Christ’s royal law. Romans 13:10; James 2:8; 1 John 1:5-7
IV. Wake Up
A. Christ causes us to wake up! Romans 13:11; Ephesians 5:13-15
B. Our time is short. Romans 8:1; 13:11
A. We have a choice about how we dress. Romans 13:12-13
B. We must put aside destructive patterns, and put on Christ. Romans 13:14
The Next Step Life Group Follow-Up