Blessing Through Faith - Romans 4:1-12 * 2-18-18

BLESSING THROUGH FAITH

 

Romans 4:1-12

 

I.  WAGES OR GRACE (vs. 1-4)

 

a. Did Abraham earn God’s favor by his good works or something else?  _________________________________________________________

b. Does Paul state that Abraham had something to boast about? ______ _________________________________________________________

c. What did God respond to in Abraham? _______________________

d. What does God respond to in us? ____________________________ _________________________________________________________

 

II. WORKS OR FAITH (vs. 5-8)

 

a. Paul uses finance terms when he says that faith is accounted as righteousness…what does he mean?  __________________________ _________________________________________________________

b. What does David say about the person to whom God imputes righteousness? _____________________________________________ c. What do verses 7-8 say comprise a blessing for a person? _______________

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III. OUTWARD OR INWARD (vs. 9-12)

 

a. Does Paul state that God’s blessing is only for the Jew

(Circumcision)? ____________________________________________

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b. When did Abraham receive God’s blessing…before or after

circumcision? ______________________________________________

c. What purpose was circumcision to provide? ___________________

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IV. Application:  Faith must be the starting point of our relationship with God.  Our religion comes next…how does this follow the pattern with Abraham? ___

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