Romans 6:1-11

1.    Let us review the words for impute, reckon, consider:
    Impute, Imputed (logizomai) (seven times in Romans 4:6, 8, 11, 22, 23-24; 5:13)
    Counted, Reckoned, Reckon, Think, Conclude, Account, Esteem (logizomai) (Romans 2:3; 3:28; 4:3-5, 9-10; 6:11; 8:18, 36; 9:8; 14:14)

2.     What is the basis given here in Romans 6:1-11 on which Paul claims the right to reckon or consider something to be true?

3.    Read and compare Romans 8:1-11. What is the basis given here on which Paul claims the right to “mind” certain things? Compare Romans 12:1-2.

4.     Read 2 Cor 5:15; Gal 2:19-20; Phil 3:10-11; Col 2:12-113; 1 Pet 2:24; 4:1. Ponder and discuss the miraculous exchange available to us right now, the exchange of mind. How does it work? Can you describe what Paul means by “in Christ”?

5.    What joy or excitement comes to you from this text? What questions arise for you out of the reading of this text? What did you learn that was new to you, or a new way of looking at something? What does this text tell you about God and about yourself? About humans in general?

Other References
6:2    “God forbid!” Romans 3:4, 6, 31
6:3    “Put on Christ” Gal 3:27
6:6    “Crucified the flesh” Gal 5:24
6:10    “He died once” Heb 9:28; 1 Pet 3:18