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Peace with God

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I want my Congregation to understand their justification through faith in Jesus so that they may have peace with God.

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Peace through Justification

Illustration (me)
Basketball hoop
Midwest Wind - Folded Down
Mom made the rules
I broke the rules
Mom repaired the relationship
All have failed (we)
Romans 3:23 NKJV
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
- All have sinned
- All have sinned
Isaiah 53:6 NKJV
All we like sheep have gone astray; We have turned, every one, to his own way; And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.
- All have gone astray
- All have gone astray
Lord has laid on HIM the iniquity of us all..
In the Beginning
Genesis 2:16–17 NKJV
And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, “Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.”
God made the rules - we broke them
God repaired relationship
We have been breaking God’s rules since
God - Covenant - Abraham - broken
Covenant Israel - broken
God is faithful - We are unfaithful
God is faithful
God descended to world through Christ
Kept the Law
We are unfaithful
Killed anyway - The Law of Sin was Broken
Romans 6:23 NKJV
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 6:2 NKJV
Certainly not! How shall we who died to sin live any longer in it?
- Wages of sin is death
- Wages of sin is death
Jesus died without sin
Galatians 3:13 NKJV
Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”),
- Broke the curse by becoming a curse
- Broke the curse by becoming a curse
Now Jesus is Justifying the Unjust
Hebrew 7:
Hebrews 7:25 NKJV
Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.
Do you ever feel like you’re not good enough?
Jesus Justifies the Unjust
Romans 5:1 NKJV
Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Do you believe Jesus Sacrifice is Sufficient for You?
Don’t let fears/failures change that
1 John 4:18 NKJV
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.
Expound upon verse
Just like your good works won’t save you
Your bad works won’t take away your salvation
Satan, Society, Conscience - Condemn Us
Believe in Jesus Justifying Power
You will have Peace
Have Faith in His Perfect Life Lived for You
You will have Peace
1 Thessalonians 5:23–24 NKJV
Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it.
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