Week 10 - Romans Series
Sermon-based Growth Group Questions
What was “the takeaway” (the most important point) from Sunday’s sermon and/or the sermon text, in your opinion?
What insight from Sunday’s sermon did you find most helpful, or eye-opening, or troubling (pick any or all of the above)?
Read Romans 3:9-20
- Have you ever had someone expose something you did that you were trying to hide? How did you feel about yourself afterwards?
- Whether the “we” in verse 9 represented Paul's Jewish fictional character and their feeling of superiority to Gentiles, or it was Paul and his Christian associates; What does Paul say they have in common?
- From verses 10-18, list what is said regarding human thought, direction, speech and action. How do you relate to this list and how does that make you feel?
- How do verses 18 and 1:20 prove Paul’s point that the whole world is accountable to God?
- From verse 10 would you say that the law is descriptive (like a doctors’ thermometer) or prescriptive (like medicine to a sick patient)?
- When did you first really sense your sin and need for God? What motivated you to turn to God?
- What can you learn about witnessing from Paul’s example in chapters 2-3? What types of people today may need to be approached like this?
- Rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 10 concerning your knowledge of Scripture. What steps are you going to take to move one mark closer to 10?
Prayer: Take time to pray together as a group.