Daily Devotion Text

September 20, 2022

Romans 5:1-5

By gracepoint In Devotion Text, Romans with Comments Off on Romans 5:1-5


Please use one of the prompts below to get your journaling started.

  • Explore your fears and what’s behind them.
  • Write about a relational conflict you are experiencing.
  • List out all that you are grateful for.
  • Recall a significant reaction, conversation or event.

Romans 5 Commentary

Bible Text: Romans 5:1-5 (ESV)

1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

Reflection Questions

Romans 5:1-2

  • How does being justified by faith lead to having “peace with God” that no merit-based system could provide?
  • Reflect on the fact that I have “obtained access by faith into this grace.”

Romans 5:3-5

  • What is the progression that turns suffering into hope?  How does this happen?
  • Are there circumstances in my life that I can turn into an opportunity for character-building and hope?


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