Romans Week 2: Day 1

Pray and read

Ask God to continue growing your love for Jesus and his people as you read and understand today’s passage, and that this love would abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight.

Read Romans 10:1-4 (you may want to re-read 9:30-33 to follow Paul’s flow).

Explore

How was it possible for the Israelites to be zealous for God, and yet lack knowledge? Knowledge of what?

What was the Israelites relationship to the righteousness of God?

How is it that Christ is the culmination of the law? How does this lead to righteousness for all who believe? (see Romans 7:4-6)

Apply

What would it look like for a person to be zealous for God, and yet lack saving knowledge?

If Christ is the culmination of the law, what is a Christian’s relationship to the law?

How do we live by faith in Christ, and not by law?

Pray

Thank God for Christ’s incredible provision of righteousness for everyone who believes.

Ask God to keep you living by faith, rather than law.

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