Week of September 13

September 13: Romans 6-7

1) What did Paul mean by the statement that "the wages of sin is death" (see 6:23)?

2) What was the commandment that Paul particularly struggled with as an example of the overall battle with sin (see 7:7-12)?

  1. Don't steal
  2. Don't kill
  3. Don't covet
  4. None of the above

September 14: Romans 8

1) What did Paul say that believers are "predestined" for (see 8:29)?

2) Who or what can separate us from the love of God in Christ (see 8:35-39)?

  1. Death or life
  2. Angels or rulers
  3. Present or future
  4. Powers or anything present in creation
  5. None of the above

September 15: Romans 9

1) Heartbroken over his fellow Jews who had rejected Christ, what advantages did they enjoy that ultimately proved to make them even more accountable (see 9:1-5)?

  1. The adoption and glory
  2. The covenants and giving of the law
  3. The worship and the promises
  4. The patriarchs, and, according to the flesh, the Christ
  5. All of the above

2) What did Paul mean when he said: "For not all who are descended from Israel belong to Israel, and not all are children of Abraham because they are his offspring..." (see 9:6-7; 27)?

September 16: Romans 10

1) According to Paul, how is a person to respond to God's gracious gift of salvation (see 10:9-13)?

  1. Confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord
  2. Believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead
  3. Call on the name of the Lord
  4. All of the above

2) What chain of events takes place before a person ultimately calls on the name of the Lord for salvation (see 10:14-15)?

September 17: Romans 11

1) Has God completely rejected the Jews (see 11:1-5)?

2) How did Paul differentiate between the gospel and election regarding the Jews (see 11:28)?

  1. Regarding the gospel, they are enemies for the Gentile's sake
  2. Regarding election, they are beloved for the sake of their forefathers
  3. Both of the above

September 18: Romans 12-13

1) What did Paul urge the Roman believers to do in view of God's mercies (see 12:1-2)?

2) What are some of the main functions of governing authority as God ordained it (see 13:1-7)?

  1. Serve as God's representative for our good
  2. Reward good
  3. Punish evil
  4. All of the above

September 19: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?