Redemption & salvation

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Feeling guilty?Looking for a fresh start of life? Need assurance of forgiveness? Searching for meaning of life? Read through this powerpoint and realize the abundant love of God waiting just for YOU. Biblical teaching lesson for explaining the why and how of Salvation offered through Jesus Christ. Be blessed and be a blessing. Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India

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Redemption & salvation

  1. 1. Madurai 12th Aug 2012
  2. 2. What does life mean to you? 2
  3. 3. 4 Beauty fantasy?
  4. 4. 9 AVERAGE YOUNG WOMEN IN METRO:  CAREER WOMAN  MEDIA CRAZY  MATERIALISTIC  PLEASURE SEEKING…. BUT
  5. 5. WHAT DOES LIFE HOLD FOR ME?
  6. 6. LIFE OF FRUSTRATIONS / FAILURES / DISAPPOINTMENTS….?
  7. 7. HOPELESS LIFE ?
  8. 8. 13 WHY WAS I BORN ? WHY WAS I BORN IN FAMILY/ IN SOCIETY/ IN / AT THIS PARTICULAR TIME? WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER IF I WAS NOT BORN AT ALL ? WOULD BE BETTER IF I DIE & ESCAPE ! OR AT LEAST MANAGE TO SURVIVE IN LIFE? VENTHATHAI THINDRU, VERUMANE VAZHNDHU, VIDHI VANTHAAL SAAVU !
  9. 9. 14
  10. 10. MANKIND & SIN •JESUS CHRIST - BORN SINLESS & LIVED SINLESS (HEB 7:26). •EVERY OTHER HUMAN BEING - DEAD IN OWN SIN (EPH 2:1-3). FOUR ACTS OF COMMISSION OR OMISSION - SIN: A. SELF RIGHTEOUSNESS (Pride) B1. OBEYING SINFUL NATURE B2. OBEYING WORLD SYSTEM B3. OBEYING SATAN 18
  11. 11. 1. •JER 17:9 “THE HEART IS DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS AND BEYOND CURE. WHO CAN UNDERSTAND IT?” •ISA 64:6 IN THE PRESENCE OF MOST HOLY GOD – I AM UNCLEAN 19 EVALUATION AS PER OWN CONSCIENCE = SERIOUS DANGER (PRO16:25).
  12. 12. 2. SIN – II CAUSE : •SINFUL ADAMIC NATURE - PSALM 51:5 •ONE IS TEMPTED BY HER OWN EVIL DESIRE - JAS 1:14-15 •SATURATED WITH A DESIRE TO COMMIT SIN - ROM 7:15-24 20
  13. 13. 3. SIN – III CAUSE : DO NOT CONFORM TO THE WORLD. (MATT 4:17 & ROM 12:2) RELATIVES, FRIENDS, ACQUAINTANCES TV, MOVIES, INTERNET INSINUATIONS GOVERNMENT – any order against God’s law RELIGIOUS DICTATS: (MATT 7:21-27 & MARK 7:1-13). 21
  14. 14. 4. John 8:44 10:10 A
  15. 15. 4. Through many means No one is righteous (Rom 3:10). CONSEQUENCES OF SINS Became enemies of God (Col 1:21) Alienated from God. 23
  16. 16. CONSEQUENCES: (2 COR 4:4) 24
  17. 17. CONSEQUENCES: (JN 8:44) 25
  18. 18. CONSEQUENCES OF SINS CAPTIVES OBEY SATAN AND FULFILL HIS EVIL WILL (2 TIM 2:26). DEPRAVED MIND (ROM 1:28-32).26
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  21. 21. CHRISTIAN “RELIGION” ? WAY TO WORSHIP GOD. JN 4:23-24; HEB 12:28. •PHIL 4:9 - CHRISTIANITY. IT IS NOT : •BUT A 29
  22. 22. 30 –WHO WILL DELIVER ME FROM THIS BODY OF DEATH? ROM 7:7-26 MY ENEMY WITHIN
  23. 23. FOR REDEMPTION / SALVATION USELESS TO FOLLOW: •A DEVOUT RELIGIOUS LIFE? •A LIFE FULL OF GOOD DEEDS & VIRTUES? WILL NOT GOD ACCEPT THEM? = EARNED MERIT VS – Isa 64:6 (& Eph 2:8-9; Tit 3:5-7). 31
  24. 24. OUR DESPERATE CRY FOR DELIVERANCE… 32
  25. 25. YOU NEED A SAVIOR / DELIVERER ! 34
  26. 26. PART II 35
  27. 27. Romans 7:25 – 8:1) 36
  28. 28. ????????????????? ??????????????? ????????????? ??????????? ????????? ??????? ???? ?? ? 37
  29. 29. WHO IS THIS JESUS OF NAZARETH? 38
  30. 30. UNIQUENESS OF JESUS CHRIST REASONS 1. JESUS DELIVERS Only He delivers us from the slavery of sin & Satan. Jn 8:31-32. 39
  31. 31. ONLY THROUGH JESUS CHRIST JN 1:29, 36; 1 PET 3:18-19; 1 JN 2:2; HEB 9:1. 40
  32. 32. SAVIOR of all men (“ ” = Ham-moh-shee-a le-chol-a-Dahm) unique name = “ ” = Ham-mah-shee-akh YEHOVAH SHUA (LORD IS MY SAVIOUR) = YEHOSHUA = HOSEA = YOSHUA = YESHUA = ye-SHOO-ah - ‘Jesus’ (Mt 1:21) IESOU. unique ministry = Acts 4:12 41
  33. 33. LORD GOD’S INTRODUCTION TO MOSES. = EH-YEH A-SHER-EH- YEH = YEHOVAH = = LORD (EX 3:14). JESUS = “YHWH – I AM”. · “BEFORE ABRAHAM WAS BORN” Jn 8:58 “I am…….!” · “I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE” Jn 6:35 “I am……!” · “I AM THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD” Jn 8:12 “I am……!” · “I AM THE GOOD SHEPHERD” Jn 10:11 “I am……!” · “I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE” Jn 11:25 “I am……!” · “I AM THE WAY AND THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE” JN 14:6 “I am……!” · “I WHO SPEAK TO YOU AM HE.” Jn 4:25-26 “I am……!” · “I AM THE LORD” Jn 13:13-14 “I am……!” · “I AM THE GATE” Jn 10:9 “I am……!” · “I AM THE TRUE VINE” Jn 15:1 “I am……!” SON OF GOD HEAVEN 42
  34. 34. Prophecy fulfilled: VIRGIN WOMAN - “IMMANUEL” = “GOD IS WITH US” – THE SON OF GOD - SON OF MAN. (IS 7:14-16). (When we receive ‘Jesus’ as our Lord, He is our ‘Immanuel’ !) BETHLEHEM. MIC 5:2. 43
  35. 35. BORN SINLESS & LIVED SINLESS. EX 12:5 BLEMISHLESS LAMB – 4 DAYS/4 YEARS PUBLIC LIFE OF TESTIMONY. JN 8:46; HEB 4:15. 44
  36. 36. IV. UNIQUE POWER : JN 2:1-11. OUR LOWLY VESSEL - USEFUL VESSEL OF HONOUR JOY OF THE LORD - OVERFLOWING LIVING WATERS. 45
  37. 37. IV. UNIQUE POWER 2. POWER AND AUTHORITY OVER QUANTITY : JN 6:1-14. OFFER HIM ONLY OUR HEART. QUALIFIES US, - • HIS GIFTS OF GRACE, • TALENTS & • ENERGY SIMPLE FISHERMEN - WORLD CHANGERS. 46
  38. 38. IV. UNIQUE POWER Mt 8:23-27; Mk 4:35-41; Lk 8:23-25. Jn 14:22-29; Jn 6:15-21 Matthew 14 narrative: 47
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  40. 40. JN 4:44-54. DISTANCE NOT A LIMIT. SPOKEN WORD IS ADEQUATE. 50
  41. 41. JN 5:1-15. Time is not a limit - Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. 51
  42. 42. Jn 9:1-3. You are no more a misfortune ! You are a blessing unto others ! Rom 8:28. Unique blessing – only for who trust in Jesus Christ. 52
  43. 43. JN 11:1-44. Man’s worst fear overcome No more ‘death’ but only ‘ ’ for disciples All men are redeemed from physical death but for Jesus’ death & resurrection-fulfillment of prophecies.(Jn 20). 53
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  45. 45. •FIRST ADAM - SINFUL NATURE = •FIRST DEATH OF BODY & •SECOND DEATH IN LAKE OF FIRE •SECOND ADAM JESUS CHRIST = •ATONING SUBSTITUTIONARY SACRIFICE, •BELIEVER’S DEATH & RECREATION IN JESUS CHRIST. 1 Pet, 3:18; Ro, 5:12-19. 1 Jn, 2:2. 55
  46. 46. THE ON THE CROSS SON OF GOD BECAME SON OF MAN (BORN OF VIRGIN MARY) SO THAT SONS (& DAUGHTERS) OF MEN CAN BECOME SONS OF GOD PHIL 2:6-11; GAL 4:4-5; JN 1:12; RO 8:14. 56
  47. 47. HE TOOK OUR SICKNESSES SO THAT WE ARE HEALED AND MADE WHOLE. Is 53:5; Mt 8:17; 1 Pet 2:24. 57
  48. 48. RIGHTEOUS JESUS MADE TO BE ‘SIN’ so that we who are sinners MADE ‘righteousness’ of God . 2 Cor 5:21. 58
  49. 49. JESUS CHRIST BECAME A CURSESo that Gal 3:10, 13. 59
  50. 50. JESUS WAS FORSAKEN BY HIS FATHER so that Col 1:20-21 and Mt 27:46 60
  51. 51. SEPARATION FROM GOD So that WE ARE MADE PART OF THE FAMILY OF GOD Jn 3:14-16; Col 2:13; Is 53:6; 1 Cor 15:35-54; Rev 21:3-4. 61
  52. 52. JESUS CHRIST BORN POOR & DIED POOR So that (OUR STOLEN RIGHTS) – BELIEVERS ARE (not the prosperity of the world) I. ALL SPIRITUAL RICHES - HOLY SPIRIT.. 2 COR 8:9; EPH 1:3. OUR NEEDS ARE MET NOW. II. HEAVEN’S FULL RICHES LATER. 63
  53. 53. JESUS TOOK OUR WEAKNESSES SO THAT WE MAY RECEIVE HIS STRENGTH Is 53:4; Act 1:8 “Let the weak say I am strong” 64
  54. 54. SO THAT TRUSTING REPENTANT SINNERS ARE MADE SAINTS. IS 53:12; LK 22:37; MK 15:‘28’. 65 JESUS CRUCIFIED AMONG SINNERS
  55. 55. JESUS CHRIST, THE TRUE LIGHT OF THE WORLD, DIED IN DARKNESS •We – under bondage of – delivered & brought into - spiritually Jn 8:12; 1 Jn 1:5; Mt 27:45. •We were dead in our sins, He made us alive through the cross. Jn 3:3-5; Col 2:13; Eph 2:4-5. 66
  56. 56. PERFECT DELIVERANCE – When Jesus Christ fulfilled -“ ”. Jn 19:30. -acceptable substitutionary & atonement sacrifice once for all. Heb 10:10. His resurrection consummated this deliverance of believers. 1 Pet 1:4, 21; 1 Cor 15.67
  57. 57. 1. REALIZE MY SPIRITUAL CONDITION Prodigal son -Lk 15:11-24. Check yourself :  · Who guides me “SELF” – MY SOUL – MY REASONING – MY WILL / WILL OF GOD? (Is.14:12-17; Eze. 28:12-17; Eph.2:1-3).  · Does sinful nature rule me? (Eph 2:1-3; Gal 5:19:21).  · Love for the world? No two masters (Eph 2:1-2; Jas 4:4).  · Am I obeying Satan? (Jn 8:44; Eph 2:2). 68
  58. 58. 2. REPENT (Mt 4:17; Pr 28:13; Ps 51:17). •humble ourselves •broken spirit • contrite heart •confess our sins to God • seek His grace and forgiveness. Without humility and faith in His goodness it is impossible to please God. Ps 51; Lk 18:9-14; Ps 51:17. 69
  59. 59. 3. UNDERSTAND GOD’S GRACE. BELIEVE AND RECEIVE Genesis 3:15 ONLY THROUGH HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON JESUS CHRIST forgivenss of sins, heavenly peace, deliverance from bondage, eternal life in God’s presence and countless heavenly and earthly blessings 70
  60. 60. Freely given. Not earned but free gift - PURE GRACE . Jn 1:12; 14:6; Acts 4:12. GOOD PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO HEAVEN- ONLY PERFECT PEOPLE CAN GO TO HEAVEN Romans 1:17. 100 % faith. JESUS CHRIST WAS RESURRECTED Believing confess 1 Cor 15:3-8, 13-21; Ro 10:9-10; 1 Pet 1:4, 21. 72
  61. 61. 4. COMMITMENT TO OBEY THE WORD OF GOD Untrustworthy son Mt 21:28-31. “If you love me, you will obey what I command. Jn 14:15; 15:10. Obedience shows that you are a child of God. Ro 1:6; 16:25. 73
  62. 62. BENEFITS OF REDEMPTION Forgiveness, conscience free of guilt & God’s peace. Ro 5:1. Jesus’ fellowship with us. Rev 3:20. Becoming born again - a child of God. Jn 3:5; Tit 3:5-7. Old Adamic sinful nature crucified with Jesus Christ. Resurrected with Jesus Christ as a new man of God. 2 Cor 5:17; Gal 2:20. Children of God. Jn 1:12. 2 Ambassadors of Heaven on earth. Cor 5:20-21 New life in Christ. Jn 5:24. SLEEPING GIANT AWAKENED. 74
  63. 63. Delivered from power of sin, world & Satan Ro 6:6, 18. Reckoned righteous by God. adopted children of God. Rom 3:21-26 Heavenly eternal life. 1 Jn 5:11-13. Every blessings. 1 Cor 1:30; Eph 1:3; 2 Cor 1:20. Holy Spirit’s seal of ownership. Acts 2:33. Seated in the heavenly realms with Jesus Christ. Eph 2:7 75
  64. 64. 77 God Loves You !

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