ETERNAL REMINDER: Eternal Problem: Sin


TEXTS:
1 Corinthains 15:3; Mark 10:45 + see below


MAIN POINTS

  • Problem – sin affects us all: Romans 3:23
  • Problem – sin affects our daily life: Genesis 3:16-17
  • Problem – sin separates us from God: Isaiah 59:1
  • Problem – sin leads to death: Romans 6:23
  • Problem – can’t cure ourselves: Is. 64:6; Eph. 2:1; Rom 3:10


PRACTICAL

  1. Tell yourself the truth about sin
  2. Respond: PRAISE: be filled with awe @ His forgiveness
  3. Respond: PURITY: renounce & fight the sin that He died for
  4. Respond: PROCLAIM: tell the truth about sin & salvation to others

EXTRA

“If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been positive thinking, God would have sent a motivational speaker. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have seen an economist. If our greatest need had been pleasure, God would have sent us an entertainer. But our greatest need was for forgiveness, so God sent us a Saviour.”           Adolph Coors III

‘My sin was all the more incurable because I did not think myself a sinner.’      Augustine of Hippo

CHOSEN: Best Supporting Act

MAIN POINTS

  • Mordechai takes responsability
  • Mordechai uses the opportunity
  • Mordechai shows is humanity
  • Mordechai speaks honestly

PRACTICAL

  • Whose life has God given you opportunity to invest in?
  • Are you using God-given opportunities to encourage?
  • Are you careful not to replace God with your supporters?
  • Do you please God by being truthful rather than pleasant?