Hope That Will Not Disappoint
September 8, 2013
- What are some examples of ways people try to find “peace with God?” In the first four chapters of Romans, Paul has told us there is only one way: what is it? (1:17).
- We put our hope in many things that ultimately let us down. By what process does Paul reveal a “hope that will not disappoint?” (5:3-5) Why is it crucial to grasp this truth?
- Paul points to the truth that what the first Adam lost in the Garden of Eden, the “second Adam” has restored (5:12-17). How is Jesus’ work similar to Adam’s? How is it different?
- What would you say to someone who has difficulty believing God’s grace can provide forgiveness (5:18-21)? Is that different from what you tell yourself? If so, how?
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