07. Paul’s Letter To The Romans 5v12 21

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07. Paul’s Letter To The Romans 5v12 21

  1. 1. Paul’s Letter to the Romans<br />The Victory of Christ’s Work over Adam’s Sin (Romans 5:12-21)<br />
  2. 2. Your Questions?<br />Any Questions from last topic or from preparation for today?<br />
  3. 3. Review<br />The Gospel Introduced (Romans 1:1 – 1:15)<br />The Gospel Defined (Romans 1:16-17)<br />The Good News of God-Righteousness to all who believe on Christ<br />The Universal Need for Righteousness (Romans 1:18 – 3:20)<br />
  4. 4. Review (continued)<br />The Basis and Terms of the Gospel (Romans 3:21-31)<br />RIGHTEOUSNESS, JUSTIFICATION, REDEMPTION, PROPITIATION, GRACE, FAITH<br />The Agreement of the Gospel with the Old Testament (Romans 4)<br />The Practical Benefits of the Gospel (Romans 5:1-11)<br />7 great blessings which flow from Justification –<br />Peace with God, Access into God’s Grace, Rejoicing in Hope of the Glory of God, Glorying in Tribulations, Eternal Security in Christ, Rejoicing in God, Reconciliation <br />
  5. 5. The Victory of Christ’s Work over Adam’s Sin (Romans 5:12-21)<br />Comparison of the results of Adam’s Sin and Christ’s Sacrifice<br />Key Verse: Romans 5:18-19<br />Therefore, as through one man's offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through one Man's righteous act the free gift came to all men, resulting in justification of life. For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man's obedience many will be made righteous. <br />
  6. 6. Statement of the Comparison of the results of Adam’s Sin and Christ’s Sacrifice<br />Read Romans 5:12 and Romans 5:18-19<br />What words are used to describe Adam’s action?<br />Offence (or Transgression) - v18/Disobedience – v19<br />What are the results of Adam’s action?<br />Sin came into the world (v12) – many were made sinners (v19)<br />Death came by sin (v12) – judgment and condemnation came to all (v18)<br />What words are used to describe Christ’s action?<br />Act of Righteousness (v18)/Obedience (v19)<br />What are the results of Christ’s action?<br />The free gift came to all men (v18) – many will be made righteous (v19)<br />Eternal Life came by Righteousness<br />
  7. 7. Statement of the Comparison of Adam’s Sin and Christ’s Sacrifice<br />
  8. 8. Basis of the Comparison of the results of Adam’s Sin and Christ’s Sacrifice (Romans 5:13-14)<br />Read Romans 5:13-14<br />What does it mean that Adam was a type (pattern) of Him who was to come?<br />This means that the action of Adam and its results corresponds with (or compares to) the action of Christ and its results<br />Consider the example of Cain – based on these verses, did Cain break any law when he murdered his brother Abel?<br />Answer – No!<br />Based on these verses, was Cain a sinner when he murdered his brother Abel?<br />Answer – Yes!<br />
  9. 9. Examination of the Comparison of the results of Adam’s Sin and Christ’s Sacrifice (Romans 5:15-17)<br />Comparing the Causes<br />Read Romans 5:15<br />What was the cause (reason) that many died?<br />One man’s transgression (offence) – Adam<br />What was the cause of the grace of God abounding (overflowing) to many?<br />One man’s grace – Jesus Christ<br />
  10. 10. Examination of the Comparison of the results of Adam’s Sin and Christ’s Sacrifice (Romans 5:15-17)<br />Comparing the Effects<br />Read Romans 5:16<br />What was the effect of one sin?<br />Condemnation <br />What was the effect of God’s free gift?<br />Justification<br />
  11. 11. Examination of the Comparison of the results of Adam’s Sin and Christ’s Sacrifice (Romans 5:15-17)<br />Comparing the Final Results<br />Read Romans 5:17<br />What was the final result of Adam’s sin?<br />Death reigned over all<br />What is the final result of Christ’s work?<br />Those who receive His abundant grace and the gift of righteousness will reign in life. <br />
  12. 12. Grace Abounding<br />Read Romans 5:20-21<br />What was the reason that God gave the Law?<br />So that the offence might abound!<br />How does grace abound where sin abounds?<br />The law shows how great God’s grace is!<br />
  13. 13. Conclusion – Christ’s Work Victorious over Adam’s Sin<br />Read Romans 5:21<br />How does sin reign in death?<br />Spiritual Death keeps people as slaves to sin. <br />Physical and Eternal Death are the result.<br />In what way is Christ’s work victorious over Adam’s Sin?<br />Through Christ Grace Reigns through Righteousness<br />Eternal Life is the result.<br />
  14. 14. For next time:<br />The Gospel’s Way to Holy Living (Romans 6)<br />Try to read the passage two or three times before our next meeting<br />Think about what the passage says about <br />Death and Burial<br />Resurrection and Life<br />Slavery and Freedom<br />Law and Grace<br />Think carefully about your position before God<br />Read pages 52 - 58 in Alive and Free<br />Write down any QUESTIONS YOU WOULD LIKE TO ASK<br />

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