Scandal of Grace #2
Scripture: Romans 4:1–4:12
The revelation of Romans 3:21-31 was that sinners can be justified before a holy God by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.
Is this a brand new idea? No!
1. The Life of Abraham (4:1-5)
The story of Abraham helps us to see that justification happens in a ___________ but sanctification happens over a ____________.
2. The Song of David (4:6-8)
The story of David teaches us that justification removes the ______________ penalty of our sin, but it doesn’t remove the ______________ consequences of our sin.
3. The Sign of Circumcision (4:9-12)
The story of circumcision reveals that we should not place a greater emphasis on the ____________ _____________ than the ______________ ________________ with the living God.
What’s the point of these OT illustrations?
What is God teaching you today?