Romans 8:28 (NIV) And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

  1. What do we learn about God from this verse?
  2. What conditions do you find in this verse?
  3. What does it mean to be called according to His purpose?
  4. What does “all things” include?
  5. T/F All things are good.
  6. Max Lucado says, “God works for the good. Not for our comfort or pleasure or entertainment, but for our ultimate good.”[1] What does “good” mean in this context?
  7. How is life different for those who deeply believe this promise?
  8. How do we come to believe this promise more deeply?
  9. How have you seen God work in bad circumstances and bring good out of them?
  10. What biblical stories illustrate this truth?
  11. How was this illustrated in Paul’s life?
  12. How was this illustrated in Joseph’s life?
  13. How can I pray for you today?

[1] Lucado, Max. 2015. God Is With You Every Day: 365-Day Devotional. Nashville: Thomas Nelson.