Romans Part 26: The Purpose of the Law

The Purpose of the Law
Romans 7:7-13

by Mike Deguzman

1. The Law Reveals Sin

2. The Law Arouses Sin

Philippians 3:4-6

3. The Law Brings Death

Matthew 5:21-22
James 2:10
Galatians 3:21

4. The Law Shows the Sinfulness of Sin

John 1:14
John 5:39
Matthew 5:17-18
Romans 10:4
1 Peter 2:9
Hebrews 7:23-24

Small Group Questions:

  1. How would you explain to someone that the Law is holy when that same Law awakens our sin nature?

2. How is it helpful to know the wickedness of your sin nature as it relates to your own pride and in the way it relates to dealing with the sins of others?

3. How did Jesus raise the standard from outward actions of the Law to the inward reality of sin in our attitudes and desires?

4. What is God teaching you and how is the Spirit changing you in today’s passage?