Walk Worthy: Week 5
“But where sin increased, grace increased all the more.” – Romans 5:20
“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: while we were still sinners Christ died for us.” – Romans 5:8
“My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.”
– 1 John 2:1
- In what ways can you relate to Peter?
- Why do we struggle to openly face our failures and brokenness? What possiblebenefit is there from acknowledging our sin?
- How do you typically view God in relation to your sin?
- Why is forgiveness such a powerful expression of love? Have you experienced the power (and intimacy) that comes from forgiveness in your own life?
- Do you find it difficult to accept the forgiveness and mercy of God?
- Read Romans 5. What truths stand out to you from Romans 5? How does thisinform how you view God, yourself, and the brokenness of this world?
- What would change about your life and/or your relationship with Jesus if you allowed the truths from Peter’s life (and Romans 5) to shape you?