Why God Wants You Dead AND Alive
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Pastor Keith Smith takes a look at Genesis and Romans and sees God's plan for restoration of all our brokenness. ...

Pastor Keith Smith takes a look at Genesis and Romans and sees God's plan for restoration of all our brokenness.

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  • Why God Wants You Dead AND Alive
  • Genesis and Romans• Creator and Creation• Image of God and Morality• Broke from God’s Plan and broke what was best about human beings• Planet gets cursed and what does Romans say happened to it?
  • Genesis and Romans• Planet gets cursed and what does Romans say happened to it? - “waits” - “subjected to frustration” - “bondage to decay” - “groaning” - “not only (creation) but we ourselves” (8:23)
  • Who got us into this?“ erefore, just as sin entered the world throughone man, and death through sin, and in this waydeath came to all men, because all sinned...”- Romans 5:12“LIFE IS MORE THAN THE PRESENCE OFVITAL SIGNS AND DEATH IS MORE THANTHEIR ABSENCE.” - V. JOHNSON
  • Who can get us out of this?“For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gi of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ. Consequently, just as the result of one trespass was condemnation for all men, so also the result of one act of righteousness was justi cation that brings life for all men.” - Romans 5:17-18
  • Who can get us out of this?“ erefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me ee om the law of sin and death.” - Romans 8:1-2
  • “No soul shall bear another’s burden” – Qu’ran ( ve times) “Each man shall bear the fruit of his own deeds”
  • Religion inspires deeds but provides nothing to remove wrong deeds
  • _o_wN Because of Christ’s grace we are... “ eed om sin” “alive in Christ” “now, no condemnation”“we wait eagerly for our adoption as sons,the redemption of our bodies.” (8:23)
  • _o_wN Because of Christ’s grace we are... “ eed om sin” “alive in Christ” “now, no condemnation”“groaning as in the pains of childbirth”(8:22)
  • _o_wN Because of Christ’s grace we are... “ eed om sin” “alive in Christ” “now, no condemnation”“liberated om its bondage to decay andbrought into the glorious eedom of thechildren of God” (8:21)
  • _o_wN Because of Christ’s grace we are... “ eed om sin” “alive in Christ” “now, no condemnation”“I consider that our present sufferings are notworth comparing with the glory that will berevealed in us.” (8:18)
  • God the Father,Son and Holy Spirit ensureredemption plan’s completion!• The Spirit keeps us connected even when our signal’s weak and all we can do is groan in confusion (8:26-27)
  • God the Father,Son and Holy Spirit ensureredemption plan’s completion!• God gave us His Son so there’s nothing else He won’t provide that we need (8:31-33)
  • God the Father,Son and Holy Spirit ensureredemption plan’s completion!• Nothing can now be created that will break me from a certain future with my Lord and His Love! (8:35-39)