Romans Part 11: The Heart of the Gospel

Romans 3:21-26
The Heart of the Gospel

by Mike Deguzman

Romans 5:20-21

10 Truths at the Heart of the Gospel

1. It Is Apart From The Law

2. It Is Witnessed By The Old Testament

Romans 1:2
Genesis 15:6
Luke 24:47

3. It Is Provided by God

4. It Is Received by Faith

Matthew 7:13-14

Nothing in my hand I bring, simply to the cross I cling. Naked come to Thee for dress. Helpless, look to Thee for grace. Vile, I to the fountain fly. Wash me, Savior, or I die!

Romans 5:1

5. It Is Needed By All

6. It Is Declared By God

7. It Is Given As A Gift

Ephesians 2:8-9
John 19:30

8. It Is Acquired by Jesus Christ

9. It Is Satisfying to God

Romans 8:1
2 Corinthians 5:21
Hebrews 10:4

10. It Demonstrates God’s Righteousness

1 Peter 3:18

Small Group Questions

1. If you had a minute in an elevator to share with someone how to be right with God, how would this passage be used? 
2. How do the 5 statements in 3:24 help you to best understand salvation?
3. How would you explain the statement, “God is the just and the justifier of those who have faith in Jesus?