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The Study of Romans

Romans 7
LAW Replaced with GRACE

  1. What analogy does Paul use in verses 1-6? What three principles are brought out about marriage? How does this analogy relate to the Christian and the law?

  2. What is the purpose of the union between man and Christ? See verses 4 & 6.

  3. In your younger days, what was your typical reaction to rules? Did you always follow all the rules?

  4. Explain the passions of sin being aroused by the law as mentioned in verses 5-11.

  5. A person sees his dirty face in a mirror.
    What part does the mirror play?
    Does the mirror cause the dirt?
    Can the mirror cleanse the dirt?
    Apply this analogy to sin and the law.

  6. In the conflict in verses 13-25, is Paul describing himself as a Christian or as a man under the Jewish law? List phrases from this text to support your answer.

  7. Who can deliver the wretched man from this body of death?

  8. How is the Christian struggle in Galatians 5:16-17 different from the struggle of the man under the law in Romans 7?

  9. Do Christians keep rules any better than those under the law? How has the motivating factor changed?

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The Study of Romans - "LAW Replaced with GRACE" (lesson 5)
Ladies Bible Class Lesson, 1 February 2000
West-Ark Church of Christ, Fort Smith, Arkansas
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