I. Sin Ruined Our Hopes (4:1-2) II. Sin Ruined Our Relationship With God (4:3-7) III. Sin Ruined Our Relationship With Others (4:8-16) IV. Yet, There is Hope in God’s Promise
Key Idea: We have a big problem—sin—but God has a perfect plan of salvation. I. The Crisis: The Serpent Tempts Eve (3:1-5) Three Lies 1. 2. 3. II. The Catastrophe: Man Rejects God (3:6-7) Sin tempts us to be ________________.
I. Jesus Was Determined to Die He Prepared the Last Passover He Prophesied His Betrayal He Inaugurated the New Covenant He Foretold His Abandonment
I. The War Within (vv.14-23) Sin Dwells in Me (vv.14-20) Two Principles Within (vv.21-23) II. Wretched, Yet Redeemed (vv.24-25) Realize You’re Not Alone Rejoice in Your Savior From All Sin Run Quickly to Jesus Christ Recognize Your Two Natures
God’s commands demonstrate not only his loathing of sin, but his love for us. I. The wickedness of sin demands the righteousness of believers II. The wickedness of sin demonstrates the necessity of Christ III. The wickedness of sin displays the love of God Ultimately God’s call to obedience is loving because sin is destructive.
Misplaced loves – rooted in deceptive, lesser loves – can only be cured by a greater love. I. Misplaced loves… (v. 15) 1. It is serious because loving God is the most important thing about us 2. It is serious because what we love will determine how we live II. – rooted in deceptive, lesser […]
Key Idea: We must see and fight our sin in light of God and his Gospel I. See your sin in light of God’s holiness In light of God’s holiness we must acknowledge the reality of sin In light of God’s holiness we must acknowledge the gravity of sin II. See your sin in light […]
We must guard against worldliness and live by faith in the one true Savior.
Key Idea: We must kill sin, by Gospel grace, through repentance and faith.