Monday, July 6, 2015

July 6, 2015

Read:  Romans 3:1-2, 9:4, Genesis 17:1-9, Exodus 3:14-17, Micah 5:2, Luke 1:26-33, Mat 22:37-39

Specifically describe the many ways Jews have had an advantage over Gentiles? Be specific.

In what way could they have felt more privileged than others? How were they actually more accountable?

How would this have impacted their view of the Gospel? How can this happen to Christians today?

Saturday, July 4, 2015

July 4, 2015

Read:  Romans 2:1-29, 5:8, 1 John 5:11-12

Given the evidence Romans 2 provides for our sinful condition, specifically how are you personally guilty?

Why is this an important process for everyone to walk through? What will happen if this is avoided?

Take some time right now to thank God for what Jesus did for you. Give Him the praise He deserves!

July 4, 2015

Read:  Romans 2:1-29, 5:8, 1 John 5:11-12

Given the evidence Romans 2 provides for our sinful condition, specifically how are you personally guilty?

Why is this an important process for everyone to walk through? What will happen if this is avoided?

Take some time right now to thank God for what Jesus did for you. Give Him the praise He deserves!

Friday, July 3, 2015

July 3, 2015

Read:  Romans 2:25-29, Genesis 17:1-3, Deut. 10:12-17, 1 Corinthians 7:18-19, Gal. 6:14-15

What important distinction is being made about circumcision? How does this relate to being religious?

What is at stake when religion trumps a relationship with God? How do you see this happening today?

How can this happen to you? Be specific. How will this ultimately devalue The Gospel? How is it avoided?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

July 2, 2015

Read:  Romans 2:12-29, Galatians 5:16-26, James 2:14-26

How should a Christian’s relationship with Jesus be measured? How can this be confused with legalism?

In what way can learning more and more about the Bible cause spiritual hypocrisy? Be specific.

What has been your experience with this type of sin? How can this be avoided? Give examples.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

July 1, 2015

Read:  Romans 2:1-4, Psalm 103:8-15

What specifically is Romans 2:4 addressing in regards to an imbalanced spiritual perspective?

In what way can this lead to disobedience and undermine the need for The Gospel?

How do you see this happening in evangelical Christianity? How is God challenging you to change?

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015

Read:  Romans 2:1-11, 2 Samuel 12:1-10, Matthew 7:1-5

Explain the comparison dynamic that can occur when trying to justify personal sin. Give an example.

How does this ultimately neutralize the value of The Gospel? In what way can you fall into this trap?

Take a moment and ask God to reveal ways you’ve become spiritually arrogant. (i.e., confess and repent)