So Maybe God Does Exist - So What?

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So Maybe God Does Exist - So What?

  1. 1. So Maybe God Does Exist... So What?!
  2. 2. Christianity...  if false , is of no importance, and if true , of infinite importance. The one thing it cannot be is moderately important. CS Lewis
  3. 3. What is God like?
  4. 4. God = Love 1 John 4:8 God U Jeremiah 31.3
  5. 5. Do you love anyone enough to give them your last Rolo?
  6. 6. Do you love anyone enough to give them your last Rolo? What about a kidney?
  7. 7. “ No one can show greater love than someone who gives up their life for their friends.” John 15.13
  8. 8. In his very nature he was God.         But he did not think that being equal with God was something to grasp on to.  Instead, he made himself nothing.         He took on the very nature of a servant.         He was made in human form.  He appeared as a man.         He came down to the lowest level.         He obeyed God completely, even though it led to his death.  In fact, he died on a cross. Philippians 2.6-8
  9. 9. “ All people have sinned and fallen short of God’s glory.” Romans 3.23
  10. 10. “ All people have sinned and fallen short of God’s glory.” Romans 3.23 “ The wages of sin is death, BUT Romans 6.23
  11. 11. He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; The punishment that brought us peace was upon him, And by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; And the LORD has laid on him The iniquity of us all. Isaiah 53.5-6
  12. 12. “ All people have sinned and fallen short of God’s glory.” Romans 3.23 “ The wages of sin is death, BUT the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” Romans 6.23
  13. 13. “ Therefore, now there is no longer any condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 8.1
  14. 14. “ God demonstrates his own love for us like this: while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5.8
  15. 15. “ This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.” 1 John 3.16
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  17. 17. So what does all this mean for me?
  18. 18. <ul><li>Your worth </li></ul>What does it mean for me?
  19. 19. “ Grace means... There is nothing you can do to make God love you more  and there is nothing you can do to make God love you less”  Philip Yancey
  20. 20. <ul><li>Your worth </li></ul><ul><li>Free gift – do you want it? </li></ul>What does it mean for me?
  21. 21. “ Praise God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, he has given us new birth into a living hope.” 1 Peter 1.3
  22. 22. To all who welcomed him, and who trusted in his name, he gave the right to become children of God – children not in a physical sense, conceived by human decision or a husband’s will, but born by the will of God. John 1:12-13
  23. 23. <ul><li>Your worth </li></ul><ul><li>Free gift – do you want it? </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship with God? </li></ul>What does it mean for me?
  24. 24. “ Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.” Revelation 3.20
  25. 25. “ God loved the world so much that he sent his only son that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life” John 3.16

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