We began a series last week entitled “Life aboard the Fellowship” in Romans 15. After our overview last week, we are ready now to tackle the 8 imperatives (as I see it) that we are given in Romans 15. The first action is given to us in verse 1.
Before we read verse 1, I was thinking this week that somebody might have a wrong perception about this series of messages. A guest of First Baptist might think that this series of messages on fellowship implies that we have a fellowship problem. Actually, nothing could be farther from the truth. For the most part, our church is blessed by a very deep respect for one another and great unity. In fact, the best time to deal with a subject is when things are going well. At the same time, in an area like relationships, there is always room to improve.
In that spirit, let us consider the relationship principle given to us in verse 1.