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THE BEATITUDES – Week 2:  Repenting of Our Sins

Matthew 5:4; Romans 7:21-25

Life Group Questions

  • When was the last time you mourned over sin and evil?
  • Read Romans 7:21-25. How can you relate with the tension that the Apostle Paul is talking about?
  • Theologian John Owen says, “Be killing sin, or it will be killing you.” Agree or disagree?
  • How often do you thank God for His grace?
  • Where have you seen the power of Christ’s rescue in your life?
  • When you meditate on this beatitude, what does it tell you about the heart of God?
  • How can our group pray for you this week?

 

Sermon Notes and Scripture:

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. – Matthew 5:4

21 So I find this law (principle) at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me. – Romans 7:21

 

BE KILLING SIN, OR IT WILL BE KILLING YOU.

 22 For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; 23 but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within me. – Romans 7:22-23

 JESUS CHRIST RESCUES THE CAPTIVE AND SETS THEM FREE.

 24 What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body that is subject to death? 25 Thanks be to God, who delivers me through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself in my mind am a slave to God’s law, but in my sinful nature a slave to the law of sin. – Romans 7:21-25

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