God’s Gracious Act Brings Our Greatest Hope

God’s Gracious Act Brings Our Greatest Hope

Do you ever get tired of all the bad news? Today our study takes a turn from the bad news, the to best news of all. Pastor Ryan teaches from Romans 3:21-26 where we’ll see that “God’s gracious act brings our greatest hope”.

Application Questions
Look Back

  1. Reflect over this past week and share any results from following Christ. Share both highlights and challenges you faced.

Look Up
Read Romans 3:21-26

  1. What does Paul mean by the righteousness of God apart from the law? Why is this so important?
  2. Why does Paul describe sin as falling short of God’s glory? What does that mean?
  3. Pastor Ryan described the idea of paying a ransom. Why would a payment need to be made, couldn’t God just forgive with out this?
  4. Paul uses the term propitiation, a satisfaction of wrath. Why does God have wrath? Who gets satisfied? Is God divided against himself?
  5. Why is verse 26 so important to God’s justice?

Look Ahead

  1. What action step is God calling you to take based on this passage? Share your plan for action.