Relating to God

RELATIONSHIP — how the Bible shows that this concept is central and life-changing

1. Read Romans 5:1.
a. What kind of relationship do you have with God in this verse? ___________
b. How do we obtain the relationship with God described in this verse? ___________
c. What word means “you actually are guilty, but God pronounces you innocent?”  __________

2. Read Colossians 1:21.
. Why did God have to do something to bring about a relationship? ___________

3.  Read Colossians 1:22.
e. What method did God use to bring about a relationship? _________

4. Read Colossians 1:23, only the first phrase.
f. What concept here was also found in Romans 5:1? __________

5. Read 1 John 1:3-7.
g. What word is used here for “relationship?” __________
h. Relationships mentioned here are between whom and whom? __________

6.  Read Galatians 3:26-27.  How is our relationship with Christ pictured here?  ___, ___

Read Colossians 1:27
i.  Which word here shows the closeness of our relationship with Christ?  ___


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