“The Wonder of the Gospel”

“The Wonder of the Gospel”

TEXT: Romans 3:21-26

SERIES: Our Mission, Our Future

 

Introduction

“wonder” = “a cause of astonishment or admiration, to marvel or to be amazed or astonished at something awesomely mysterious or beautiful”

“gospel” = “good news, the message of Jesus”

  

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

 

I.  The Gospel is a _______________ of Righteousness. vv. 21-23

A. It is not earned by _______________.

B. It is not _______________.

C. It is not _______________ with man.

 

II.  The Gospel is a _______________ of God’s Grace. v. 24

“…are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.”

 

III.  The Gospel is _______________ of God’s Justice.     vv. 25-26

“…so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.”

 

Conclusion

Application Questions

  1. What are some earthy things that have caused your heart to be filled with wonder? …spiritual things?
  2. What part do you play in your salvation?
  3. How do self-sufficiency and pride keep you from being amazed at the Gospel?
  4. What will it take to get you to embrace our mission?

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