He saved others - but He can't save Himself
He Saved Others - But He Can’t Save Himself.
Matthew 27:42 - 44
To be Saved : Something we don’t talk about so much these days.
What does it mean?
Many things we can be saved from:
Stuart saves me from being ‘done over’
Southern Air crash in Fauvoux Strait
OT Example of eight people being saved? - Noah
The Bible continually speaks of the need to be saved, revealing the importance of this subject.
Who needs to be saved? Sinners. 1 Tim. 1:15 -16.
(Rom. 3:23 All have sinned)
Who is the Saviour? Luke 2:11
Why do we need to be saved? We are lost. Luke 19:10
Story of man lost in desert in Australia.
(Luke 15:4-7. Matt 18.)
(Isa. 53:6 All like sheep have strayed)
This Man: Wealthy
Cares for his sheep
Loves his sheep
Sacrifices himself for his sheep
Takes joy in his sheep
From what do we need to be saved? Wrath of God. 1 Thes. 1:10
(Heb. 12:29 God is a consuming fire)
(Luke 20:7 Stone crushes rejectors)
Think of the Saviour. The Shepherd of Luke 15 - Picture of Lord Jesus.
Rom. 6:23 - He saved others but can’t save himself
Southern Air story
Heb. 12:2 - For the joy that was set before Him
How may we be saved? Acts 4:12 Only one way
Acts 16:29-32 Believe
Eph. 2:8-9. By grace
Rom. 10:13 Must be sincere
Acts 17:30 Must be repentance