- God purposely taught that we do not inherit sin (v.1-4).
- Why was it important in Ezekiel’s day for them to know this?
- Why is it so important in our day for us to know this? (Psalm 51:5; 71:6)
- A righteous man will surely live (v.5-9).
- Why aren’t the righteous punished for the sins of their children (v.10-13)?
- What is the situation when godly Christians have non-Christian children?
- An unrighteous son will not inherit his father’s righteousness (v.10-13).
- Why don’t children automatically inherit righteousness from their parents?
- What does that say about not inheriting sin? (Matthew 18:1-4)
- A righteous grandson will not inherit his dad’s sin (v.14-20).
- What would happen to our relationship with God if we had to share guilt?
- How would we view Jesus’ sacrifice if it was primarily atoning for Adam’s sin?
- When the righteous or unrighteous repent then destiny changes (v.21-32).
- What happens when a sinner turns from the error of his ways?
- What happens when others turn away from their righteous lives?
- If God was pleased with the death of the wicked, what would it say about Him?
Call to Action: To maintain our devotion so God can give us a new heart.