Faithlife Sermons

The Essentials of Sin

The Essentials of the Bible  •  Sermon  •  Submitted   •  Presented   •  47:38
0 ratings
· 8 views
Files
Notes
Transcript
Sermon Tone Analysis
A
D
F
J
S
Emotion
A
C
T
Language
O
C
E
A
E
Social
View more →
 The Essentials of Sin Definition of Sin Disobedience to God’s words, ways, and will ◦Defection from God’s standards ◦That which is against the character of God Missing the mark; hitting the wrong mark Definition of Sin “Anything in the creature that does not express, or which is contrary to the holy character of God.” – A Systematic Theology Copyright © Dr. Michael D. Wedman 1 The Universality of Sin All mankind are sinners Romans 3:9-23 Ecc 7:20 Luke 11:11-13 Inherited Sin All mankind are born into a sinful state ◦Ps 51:5 ◦Eph 2:3 Imputed Sin All mankind have a sinful nature that is imputed to us from Adam. Imputed = ascribing, accrediting, assigning ◦Romans 5:12-21 ◦Hebrews 7:8-10 Copyright © Dr. Michael D. Wedman 2 Personal Sin All mankind have personally and individually sinned – action we have taken ourself ◦Romans 3:12 – all have turned away ◦Romans 3:23 – all have sinned ◦1 Jn 1:8 – cannot claim to be without sin ◦Gal 5:16-26 – sample list of personal sins Total Depravity All mankind fails the test of pleasing God Every facet of our being is corrupted by sin; our very nature is sin All people have sin and are powerless to do good on our own. Penalty of Sin There is a penalty for sin ◦Romans 6:23 Both a physical and spiritual death ◦Gen 3:1-24 Separation from God ◦Eph 2:1-2 Copyright © Dr. Michael D. Wedman 3 Penalty of Sin Creation is affected by sin ◦Romans 8:19-23 Eternal Consequences of Sin When we ignore sin and do not seek God’s forgiveness through Jesus Christ there is an eternal separation from God forever – hell ◦John 3:16 ◦1 John 5:12 ◦Rev 20:11-16 Remedy for Sin God’s love and forgiveness ◦John 3:16 ◦1 Tim 2:3-4 ◦1 Peter 3:9 ◦John 1:29 Through Jesus ◦Romans 5:8 ◦Romans 6:23 Copyright © Dr. Michael D. Wedman 4
Related Media
Related Sermons