First Baptist Church, Elgin TX
The Real God – Wk. 6
October 18, 2020
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Romans 1:18-25

The Real God – Wk. 6

October 18, 2020 / Romans 1:18-25

The Real God (Wk. 6)


JUSTICE: Righteousness, lawfulness, honesty, integrity, fairness, and impartiality. An uncompromising and unwavering allegiance to a standard.

1. God is and will the world accordingly.

  • Deuteronomy 32:4
  • Psalm 9:7-8
  • Romans 2:5-8

2. Even though we have an inner sense of , we are all .

  • Romans 1:32
  • Romans 3:9-10

UNJUST: Not behaving according to what is morally right and fair.

3. At the the justice of God was .

PROPITIATION: A sacrifice that bears God’s wrath to the end and in doing so changes God’s wrath towards us into favor.

  • Romans 3:23-26 (ESV)

“The doctrine of the propitiation is precisely this: that God loved the objects of His wrath so much that He gave His own Son to the end that He by His blood should make provision for the removal of His wrath.”

J. I. Packer


  1. that judgment and wrath are coming.
  2. Let Jesus you from the wrath of God.
  3. in trusting God as judge.
  • Romans 12:17-19

Family Discussion Points:

*Open by reading Romans 1:18-25.

  1. Why is God’s justice not something we like to talk about?
  2. Does the thought of God as judge make you uncomfortable?
  3. How is God’s love balanced with His justice?
  4. Romans 2:6 says, “He will repay each one according to His works.” What do you think you should be repaid?
  5. Do we all have a natural belief in retribution? Explain.
  6. How does it make you feel when God says, ‘no one is righteous, not even one?”
  7. How was the justice of God satisfied at the cross?
  8. How does trusting in God’s justice provide rest for us when we have been hurt by others? So, why don’t we rest in the justice of God?

*Close in prayer.


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