Role vs. Identity Role 10 0 Identity 10 0 When I meet or exceed role expectations I feel good When I fail to meet role expectations I feel bad Principle learned early on and continues on in life Role failure means Self failure
Religious Performance Model (man centered) Role 10 0 Identity 10 0 Read through the entire Bible Have devotions daily Study the Bible Pray Give Serve Attend SS and Worship Weekly God is the P.I.C. now
Jesus Christ on legalism ( man-centered religion ) John 5:39 (the Scriptures are about Christ) Matthew 6 - (sermon on giving, praying and fasting) Luke 15:11-32 - (parable of the prodigal son) Luke 18:9-14 - (parable of the Pharisee and tax collector) Matthew 23 - (the 8 woes to the Pharisees)
The Christ-crucified life ( the gospel ) Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. 1 Corinthians 1:17-31- Turn to in your Bible Galatians 6:14 But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
The Christ-crucified life ( the gospel ) Galatians 2:20 "I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me. 1 Corinthians 2:1-2 And when I came to you, brethren, I did not come with superiority of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony of God. For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.
The Christ-crucified life ( the gospel ) 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, (Romans 3:21-26) and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,
Titus 3:3-7 For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another. But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared, He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, whom He poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.