ALL PEOPLE KNOW OF GOD
Romans 1:18-20 "From heaven God shows how angry he is
the wicked and evil things that sinful people do to crush the truth. 19They
know everything that can be known about God, because God has shown it
to them. 20God's eternal power and character cannot be
But from the beginning of creation, God has shown what these are like
all he has made. That's why those people don't have any excuse."
1. Why is no one in the world without an excuse
for following God?
ALL PEOPLE DON'T CHOOSE TO FOLLOW GOD
Romans 1:21-23 " They know about God, but they
him or even thank him. Their thoughts are useless, and their stupid
are in the dark. 22They claim to be wise, but they are fools. 23They
worship the glorious and eternal God. Instead, they worship idols that
are made to look like humans who cannot live forever, and like birds,
2. The passage says that people worship idols.
Rate the following
on how popular they are for people in your area to idolise.
0 No one 5 Everyone
a. Cars 0 1 2 3 4 5
b. Girl/boyfriends 0 1 2 3 4 5
c. Famous scientists 0 1 2 3 4 5
d. Rock bands 0 1 2 3 4 5
e. Surf 0 1 2 3 4 5
f. Sport heroes 0 1 2 3 4 5
g. TV or Movie Stars 0 1 2 3 4 5
h. Clothes 0 1 2 3 4 5
i. Statues 0 1 2 3 4 5
j. Money 0 1 2 3 4 5
REJECTION OF GOD LEADS TO SIN
Romans 1:24-27 "So God let these people go their own
did what they wanted to do, and their filthy thoughts made them do
things with their bodies. 25They
the truth about God for a lie, and they worshipped God's creation
of God, who will be praised for ever. Amen. 26God
let them follow their own evil desires. Women no longer wanted to have
sex in a natural way, and they did things with each other that were not
natural. 27Men behaved in
the same way.
They stopped wanting to have sex with women and had strong desires for
sex with other men. They did shameful things with each other, and what
has happened to them is punishment for their foolish deeds."
3. If people reject God then He
a. Still loves
b. Leaves them
True / False
c. Let them go to hell
d. Lets their minds become dark True / False
e. Doesn't let them have fun True / False
SINFUL ATTITUDES LEADS TO SINFUL ACTIONS
Romans 1:28-31 "Since these people refused even to
God, he let their useless minds rule over them. That's why they do all
sorts of indecent things. 29They are evil, wicked, and
as well as mean in every possible way. They want what others have, and
they murder, argue, cheat, and are hard to get along with. They gossip,
cruel things about others, and hate God. They are proud, conceited, and
boastful, always thinking up new ways to do evil. These people don't
their parents. 31They are
and don't have any love or pity for others."
4. If people reject God what happens to them in
5. What is sexual immorality and what causes it?
SIN LEADS TO APPROVING OF OTHERS WHO SIN
Romans 1:32 "They know God has said that anyone who
way deserves to die. But they keep on doing evil things, and they even
encourage others to do them."
6. If a society rejects God what happens to it?
7. Why is the world so bad, if God is so good?