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Romans 8:1-17 Questions

Romans 8:1-17 Questions

LED BY THE SPIRIT Romans 8:1-17, Key Verse: 14 “For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.” 1. What declaration does Paul make (1; 7:5-6; 23-25)? How does this relate to the conflict described in the previous chapter? What has God done for “those who are in Christ Jesus,” and how (2-3)? For what goal (4)? 2. How does Paul contrast two ways of living (5-8)? Think about the differences in mindsets, consequences, and…

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Romans 8:1-17 Message

Romans 8:1-17 Message

LED BY THE SPIRIT Romans 8:1-17, Key Verse: 14 “For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.” I think it’s safe to say that in one way or another, everybody is looking for a new way to live—a way that will set them on higher ground and give them real victory over the struggles that they face day by day. But what can give us power to live in a new way? Many people…

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Romans 7:1-25 Questions

Romans 7:1-25 Questions

DEAD TO THE LAW; BELONGING TO CHRIST Romans 7:1-25 Key Verse: 4 “So, my brothers and sisters, you also died to the law through the body of Christ, that you might belong to another, to him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God.” 1. To whom is Paul speaking (1)? Why is the law so important in Christian life?1 What terminates the law’s authority over a person? How is the law of marriage an example…

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Romans 7:1-25 Message

Romans 7:1-25 Message

DEAD TO THE LAW; BELONGING TO CHRIST Romans 7:1-25, Key Verse: 4 “So, my brothers and sisters, you also died to the law through the body of Christ, that you might belong to another, to him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God.” Thank God for the wonderful worship service last Sunday! We could see God’s great mercy on Msn. Jonathan, His gracious protection on Carlos and His guiding hand on Bill. We could also…

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Romans 6:1-23 Questions

Romans 6:1-23 Questions

UNITED WITH CHRIST FOR NEW LIFE Romans 6:1-23, Key verse 4 “We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.” 1. What question did Paul ask and why (1; 5:20-21)? How did he answer and on what basis (2-4)? Read verse 4. What does baptism symbolize? When are we united with Christ, what happens? What is our…

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Romans 6:1-23 Message

Romans 6:1-23 Message

UNITED WITH CHRIST FOR NEW LIFE Romans 6:1-23, Key verse 4 “We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.” From the last Sunday’s passage, Romans 5, we learned how God’s righteousness brings fruitful lives. They are peace, perseverance, character, and hope, that enable us to transcend from the sufferings of life to eternal hope through the…

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Romans 5:1-21 Questions

Romans 5:1-21 Questions

WE HAVE PEACE WITH GOD Romans 5:1-21, Key Verse: 5:1 “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, …” 1. Read verses 1-2. What are the results of being justified through faith? What does it mean to have peace with God? What does it mean to “gain access…into grace” (Eph 3:12; Heb 10:20)? What is our ultimate hope? 2. Read verses 3-5. How has our attitude toward suffering changed, and why? How is God’s…

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Romans 5:1-21 Message

Romans 5:1-21 Message

WE HAVE PEACE WITH GOD Romans 5:1-21, Key Verse: 5:1 “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, …” The key word of the entire book of Romans might be “righteousness.” We can divide Romans Chapters 1-8 into four parts, all relating to righteousness: First, the introductory section in 1:1-7, which states that God’s righteousness is revealed in the gospel. Second, in 1:18-3:20, Paul describes God’s righteous judgment upon the whole world. Third, in…

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Romans 4:1-25 Questions

Romans 4:1-25 Questions

ABRAHAM’S FAITH AND OURS Romans 4:1-25, Key Verse: 4:23, 24 “The words ‘it was credited to him’ were written not for him alone, but also for us, to whom God will credit righteousness—for us who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead.” 1. Under what circumstances was Abraham justified, and why is his example so important (3:28; 4:1-3; Gen 15:6)? How do people understand works and wages (4)? How is being justified by faith different (5)? 2. What further…

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Romans 4:1-25 Message

Romans 4:1-25 Message

ABRAHAM’S FAITH AND OURS Romans 4:1-25, Key Verse: 4:23, 24 “The words ‘it was credited to him’ were written not for him alone, but also for us, to whom God will credit righteousness—for us who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead.” From Msn. Gideon’s message last week, we learned that no one is righteous and that righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ. Since justification is done apart from works but by faith, there is no boasting…

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