Living by Faith: More than Conquerors

Romans 8:28-39

The righteous will live by faith.  1:17b

 

  • God has guaranteed us that what we experience in life will be used for his good purposes. 8:28

 

  • God’s sovereign plan for us is that we will be conformed to the image of Christ as we look forward to guaranteed future glory. 8:29-30

 

  • God has guaranteed us that we are more than conquerors because of the work of Christ on our behalf. 8:31-39

 

  1. Question: Who can be against us?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Answer:  No one because Christ gave himself sacrificially for us and therefore God will graciously give us all things. Vs.32
  2. Question:  Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Answer:  No one because God has already declared us righteous (justified). Vs. 33
  3. Question:  Who is he that condemns?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Answer:  No one because Christ has paid the penalty for our sin and is at the right hand of God interceding for us. Vs. 34
  4. Question: Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Answer:  No one because God has guaranteed us victory over everything that threatens to separate us from the love of Christ.  Vv.35-39

 

Application:  How secure are you in your relationship with Christ? How confident are you that God is working everything out for good in your life?  How convinced are you that God loves you?