Steak and Potatoes – a study in Romans: Incredibly Good News (week 3)

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Welcome to a New LifeGroup Session!

Before we jump into our study, let’s take a moment to remember that there are THREE things we want to see happen every time our LifeGroups gather:

– Movement towards Each Other
– Movement towards God
– Movement towards our Community

Our questions follow this same format. All of the questions are designed towards movement. We hope you enjoy your time together in your LifeGroup.
**Remember, our goal is to deepen our relationship with Jesus and each other. Use the questions that are help and skip the rest.

CURRENT SERIES: Steak & Potatoes – a study in Romans

This 12 week series will look at the major themes in the book of Romans. This Epistle provides the fullest explanation of the gospel in the New Testament. It pulls no punches while describing man’s condition, the cause and effect of sin, and the transformational power of the gospel.

Last Week: How does salvation impact how I see others? How canI apply that this week?

Two Weeks Ago:

Key Verse:

For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin.Romans 3:20

Movement Towards Each Other (know the people in your group)
What was the worst punishment you received as a kid?

Movement Towards God (grow in your relationship with God)
Have you ever had someone pay for your meal?
Was it a friend or a stranger?
How did it make you feel?
Have you ever paid for someone meal that you didn’t know?
How was that different?
Why does someone have to pay for the meal?
Read Romans 3:10-18
How accurate is that description of the world we live in today?
Why does that need to be stated?
Read Romans 3:19-20
What is the point of these verses?
Do people know right from wrong? How?
Why is the word accountable to God?
Read Romans 3:23-25
Since we are sinners, what is so powerful about verse 24?
What is the “gift”?
How does that change everything?
Read Romans 3:25
How is God just?
How is Jesus the justifier?
Why is that so important?
How does that change our lives?

Movement Towards Community (they see the change in you)
Who do you know in your life that needs to hear the Good News of Jesus Christ? Pray for an opportunity to share with them this week

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