Guilt 28 Jun 20

(Message 2) Is it possible to live a guilt free life? It is! It doesn’t mean we ignore the guilt and shrug off our sin, and there’s no way for us to “undo” the wrong we’ve done. God has made a better way. Join us as we learn about the only way to be truly free of guilt. #GCSmoothCriminals

Dealing with Guilt:

  1. We ignore it
  2. We try to atone for it


Justification: an instantaneous legal act of God in which He…

  1. thinks of our sins as forgiven and Christ’s righteousness as belonging to us, and…
  2. declares us to be righteous in his sight



  • Doesn’t happen to everyone
  • It’s not fair

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  1. Read, reflect, and discuss each of these passages individually.
    • Romans 1:18-19, 32
    • Romans 2:14
    • Romans 4:4-5
    • Romans 5:1
    • Romans 8:1
  1. As you reflect on these passages as a whole, what stands out the most to you? Why?
  1. As you reflect on the message, what one principle or insight stands out as being particularly
    • helpful?
    • insightful?
    • difficult to grasp?
    • challenging?
  1. What do the passages and the message teach you about God? What do they teach you about yourself?
  1. How could the next week be different if you incorporated these truths into your life?
  1. If time allows, read and discuss this article on the 2nd page from “What does the Bible say about guilt?“.


Troy Knight

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