Week 3 Questions: Romans 3:21-4:25
In 3:21, the two words “but now” mark a turning point in Romans. How so?
In 3:21-26, three great Christian words (or concepts) are mentioned: justification, redemption and propitiation. Do you understand how each of these important concepts apply to you? How are they received into your life?
In 3:26, how had God passed over former sins and how does this show his righteousness in the present time?
In 3:27, what are some sources of our boasting? Is there any basis for our boasting?
How do you personally define the kind of faith that Paul is talking about in 3:21-31?
In 3:31, how does our faith uphold the law?
How does the example of Abraham in chapter 4 demonstrate the principles Paul discusses in 3:21-31?
Why was Abraham’s faith counted to him as righteousness? How does this apply to us?