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Reasons for Faith The Problem of Sin
The Meaning of Sin <ul><li>Jeremiah 2:13  &quot;My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of li...
The Meaning of Sin <ul><li>Exodus 20:3  “You shall have no other gods before me.”  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Ezekiel 6:9  “In the nations where they have been carried captive, those who escape will remember me--how I have b...
<ul><li>which have turned away from me, and by their eyes, which have lusted after their idols. They will loathe themselve...
The Personal Consequences of Sin <ul><li>Identity apart from God is  unstable . </li></ul>
<ul><li>Psalm 7:15  He who digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit he has made.  </li></ul>The Personal Consequen...
<ul><li>Whatever threatens our identity leads to  anxiety  and fear . </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
<ul><li>Proverbs 8:36  But whoever fails to find me harms himself… </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
<ul><li>Any identity not built on God can lead to  addiction . </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
<ul><li>John 8:34  Jesus replied, &quot;I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin.”  </li></ul>The Persona...
<ul><li>A life not centered on God leads to  emptiness .  </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
<ul><li>Ecclesiastes 2:11  Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had done and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was...
<ul><li>Matthew 22:37-39  You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind. You shal...
<ul><li>Romans 8:20  For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who ...
<ul><li>in hope that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the glorious freedom...
<ul><li>Romans 8:22  We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the prese...
<ul><li>Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our ...
<ul><li>Jeremiah 3:10  “In spite of all this, her unfaithful sister Judah did not return to me with all her heart, but onl...
<ul><li>Mark 8:34  &quot;If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. </li></u...
<ul><li>35 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me and for the gospel will save...
<ul><li>36 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul? </li></ul>What Can Put It All Right?
<ul><li>Galatians 3:22  the Scripture declares that the whole world is a prisoner of sin, so that what was promised, being...
 
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2010.8.15 reasons for faith 2 (the problem of sin)

  1. 1. Reasons for Faith The Problem of Sin
  2. 2. The Meaning of Sin <ul><li>Jeremiah 2:13 &quot;My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Meaning of Sin <ul><li>Exodus 20:3 “You shall have no other gods before me.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Ezekiel 6:9 “In the nations where they have been carried captive, those who escape will remember me--how I have been grieved by their adulterous hearts, </li></ul>The Meaning of Sin
  5. 5. <ul><li>which have turned away from me, and by their eyes, which have lusted after their idols. They will loathe themselves for the evil they have done and for all their detestable practices.” </li></ul>The Meaning of Sin
  6. 6. The Personal Consequences of Sin <ul><li>Identity apart from God is unstable . </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Psalm 7:15 He who digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit he has made. </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
  8. 8. <ul><li>Whatever threatens our identity leads to anxiety and fear . </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
  9. 9. <ul><li>Proverbs 8:36 But whoever fails to find me harms himself… </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
  10. 10. <ul><li>Any identity not built on God can lead to addiction . </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
  11. 11. <ul><li>John 8:34 Jesus replied, &quot;I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin.” </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
  12. 12. <ul><li>A life not centered on God leads to emptiness . </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
  13. 13. <ul><li>Ecclesiastes 2:11 Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had done and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind; nothing was gained under the sun. </li></ul>The Personal Consequences of Sin
  14. 14. <ul><li>Matthew 22:37-39 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind. You shall love your neighbor as yourself. </li></ul>The Social Consequences of Sin
  15. 15. <ul><li>Romans 8:20 For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, </li></ul>The Cosmic Consequences of Sin
  16. 16. <ul><li>in hope that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the glorious freedom of the children of God. </li></ul>The Cosmic Consequences of Sin
  17. 17. <ul><li>Romans 8:22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. </li></ul>The Cosmic Consequences of Sin
  18. 18. <ul><li>Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies. </li></ul>The Cosmic Consequences of Sin
  19. 19. <ul><li>Jeremiah 3:10 “In spite of all this, her unfaithful sister Judah did not return to me with all her heart, but only in pretense,&quot; declares the LORD. </li></ul>What Can Put It All Right?
  20. 20. <ul><li>Mark 8:34 &quot;If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. </li></ul>What Can Put It All Right?
  21. 21. <ul><li>35 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me and for the gospel will save it. </li></ul>What Can Put It All Right?
  22. 22. <ul><li>36 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul? </li></ul>What Can Put It All Right?
  23. 23. <ul><li>Galatians 3:22 the Scripture declares that the whole world is a prisoner of sin, so that what was promised, being given through faith in Jesus Christ, might be given to those who believe. </li></ul>What Can Put It All Right?

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