What Can God Offer

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What Can God Offer

  1. 1. What Can God Offer?
  2. 2. Romans 6:23 <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul>
  3. 3. Wages <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul><ul><li>How would you feel if your boss refuses to pay you the wages which are due to you? </li></ul><ul><li>We all know that it is only right that we get what we deserve. </li></ul><ul><li>We earn wages from God from how we lived our lives. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sin <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul>What do you think of this word? In the Bible, Sin is more of an attitude than an action. “ Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.” (1 John 3:4) “ For from within, out of men's hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly” (Mark 7:21-22)
  5. 5. Sin <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul>Has God ever seemed far away? GOD Wages Sin
  6. 6. Death <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death , but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul>Why is death so hard? Separation 1 st Death: Physical - Ecclesiastes 12:7  2 nd Death – Revelations 21:8 2 Kinds of Death in the Bible
  7. 7. But <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul>“ But” means a sharp contrast is coming. From the bad news we now go to the GOOD NEWS! GOD Wages Sin But
  8. 8. Gift <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul>If wages are what a person earns, then what is a gift ? We have to realize that someone must have PURCHASED that gift!
  9. 9. Of God <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death, but the gift </li></ul><ul><li>of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul>This gift is for FREE! It is from God Himself! It is so special no one else can give it! What is this GIFT ?
  10. 10. Eternal Life <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death, but the gift </li></ul><ul><li>of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul>What does eternal life mean too you? What is the opposite of separation from God? GOD Wages Sin Death But Gift Of God Eternal Life
  11. 11. Christ Jesus <ul><li>For the wages of sin is death, but the gift </li></ul><ul><li>of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord </li></ul>Every Gift Has a Giver Only Jesus Christ can give eternal life! GOD Wages Sin Death But Gift Of God Eternal Life Jesus Christ
  12. 12. Christ Jesus is the Giver of the Gift! For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son , that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16)
  13. 13. What if I am good? I have lots of good works? For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves , it is the gift of God— not by works , so that no one can boast . (Ephesians 2:8-9)
  14. 14. <ul><li>Jesus answered, &quot;I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. (John 14:6) </li></ul><ul><li>For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, 6who gave himself as a ransom for all men—the testimony given in its proper time (1 Timothy 2:5-6) </li></ul>Christ is the Only Way!
  15. 15. What should I do now? Trust in Jesus Christ! Only He can give eternal life! GOD Wages Sin Death But Gift Of God Eternal Life Jesus Christ Trust I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life . (JOHN 5:24)

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