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Session 4

The community of faith
Reading Romans 5: 1 - 11
  Peace with God

The principles of faith

  • a new status today: peace with God (vv. 1)
  • a new dimension to the future: hope (vv. 2, 4) [
  • a new relationship: on God’s initiative

The provision of a Saviour

  • at the right time (vv. 6 – 8)
  • with the right motives (vv. 7 – 8)
  • achieving the right goals (vv. 10)

The promise for the future

  • we need help to sort out our lives
  • we are all deeply loved, no matter who we are or what we have done
  • there is real hope: God’s promises are available to all
  • God invites us to receive the benefits of these promises by trusting Him