Discussing Our Differences

Romans 14:1-6

By Pastor Craig Phelps, June 15, 2024

Introduction: This week as we read through Romans 14:1-6, I want to show you that all these people, even with their differing views or practices have something in common. They are being motivated by their . We will then discuss some common differences in the church that should not divide us.

6 He who observes the day, observes it to the Lord; and he who does not observe the day, to the Lord he does not observe it. He who eats, eats to the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he who does not eat, to the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks.

• In vs. 6, four times, Paul tells us that different people doing different things (that are opposites), are all doing it .

• These people had hearts directed toward God and are obeying Paul’s command to do everything with and in the of the Lord. (Col 3:17)

Differences in the 1st Century

• Days:

• Food:

Differences in the 21st Century

• The Day You Worship:

• Work on Sunday:

• Drinking Alcohol (in moderation):

• Dressing For Church:

• Worship Style: