Chapter # 3 Paragraph # 1 Study # 3
April 26, 2005
Lincolnton, N.C.

<120> Thesis: Though God uses man's wicked actions to accomplish His own objectives, He will yet hold those very men accountable for their wickedness. Introduction: In Romans 3:5-8 Paul pushes his readers to address a very major question about God. There are two issues here. The first is that the "issue" is not some minor theological point that is so far off the path that only people who don't have anything better to do with their time would even bring it up. And the second is that the "issue" has to do with the very essential nature of God Himself. This major question is this: What does it say about God that He regularly uses men's wicked activities to accomplish His will?