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The Romans Course

Discover your place in God’s story as you explore the Letter to the Romans with your small group or as a whole church.

What is The Romans Course?

The Romans Course is a ten-session programme which helps you study Paul’s letter to the Romans. The course tackles ten big themes found in the book of Romans which are key to understanding the Christian faith:

  • Gospel – How can we become confident in our faith?
  • Sin – What's wrong with the world?
  • Salvation – What's so amazing about grace?
  • Peace – How can we find rest in a stressful world?
  • Freedom – How can we avoid negative cycles?
  • Hope – What has God promised?
  • Mystery – If God is sovereign, what is our role?
  • Devotion – How can we live full on for God?
  • Community – How can we live together in love?
  • Mission – How can we be ambitious with the gospel?

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What’s included?

There are two parts of The Romans Course so you can go through Romans as a small group, or as a sermon series with your whole church family. The Small Group Resources have teaching videos, testimony videos, a participants’ guide and host notes for each session. The Church Service Resources contain sermon notes, a PowerPoint template and the same testimony videos to help you teach through Romans with your wider church.

How do I sign up?

You can preview Session 1 now, then pay what you can to unlock the rest of the course .

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Once you’ve unlocked the materials, decide whether you’ll run The Romans Course in a small group, as a sermon series or both! There are hosts' notes to aid discussion and give structure to your small group sessions as well as sermon notes to help you prepare for Sunday services. 

You can also use our promotional materials to get more people involved at your church.

Resources like The Romans Course are expensive to create, but we also want to make the course available to everyone who would like to do it. We hope that generous donations will help make this resource available to those less able to afford it, and support our work to build further resources.

Using the metaphor of a mountain climb, you’ll be guided through the Letter to the Romans covering these key themes:

  • Session 1: The Gospel
  • Session 2: Sin
  • Session 3: Salvation
  • Session 4: Peace
  • Session 5: Freedom
  • Session 6: Hope
  • Session 7: Mystery
  • Session 8: Devotion
  • Session 9: Community
  • Session 10: Mission

The Romans Course is ideal for both small groups and larger gatherings, and can be used anywhere from churches to homes or workplaces. It is also suitable for older youth groups and student groups.

The Bible Course provides an overview of how the whole Bible fits together. The Romans Course focuses on a single book of the Bible and is designed to help you deepen foundational learning from The Bible Course. However, it isn’t necessary to have done The Bible Course before The Romans Course.

The Romans Course is designed as an in-depth journey through Romans that could be offered mid-week through small groups or home groups. The Church Service Resources provide an opportunity to teach through Romans with your whole church on Sundays. You can use our sermon outline notes and other resources to craft your services and give everyone an opportunity to explore the Letter to the Romans. 


Alive Church in Lincoln ran The Romans Course. Find out what they think!

The Romans Tour

The Romans Tour is coming to various churches around the UK this autumn.

Find out more and book your place


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