The Work of Christ to Save Our Souls

Scripture Passage: 
Romans 5:6-11

Introduction: We simply believe that Christ died for our sins. Yet, there is much to learn about the price Christ paid.

  1. Sought out by His love (Romans 5:6-8)
    1. His act of love- His death (Romans 5:6,8)
    2. His plan of love-in due time (Romans 5:6; Galatians 4:4)
    3. The proof of His love (1 John 4:19, 1 John 4:9-10)
      1. When without strength (Romans 5:6)
      2. When sinners (Romans 5:8)
      3. When enemies (Romans 5:10)
    4. The greatness of His love (Romans 5:7-8; John 15:13)
  2. Justified by His blood (Romans 5:9)
    1. The price- God's blood (Hebrews 9:22; Acts 20:28)
    2. The product- justification
    3. The deliverance- from wrath (John 3:36)
  3. Reconciled by His death (Romans 5:10)
    1. Our position- enemies (Romans 8:7-8)
    2. God's substitution- death (2 Corinthians 5:20-21)
    3. Our reconciliation
  4. Saved by His life (Romans 5:10)
    1. The power of His resurrection (Romans 1:3-4)
    2. The benefits of His resurrection (1 Corinthians 15:14, 1 Corinthians 15:17; John 14:19: Galatians 2:20; Romans 6:4)
  5. Secured by the Atonement (Romans 5:11)
    1. Our joy
    2. Our benefactor
    3. Our gift (Hebrews 10:1-4; Hebrews 9:24-27)
David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 13:12

Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.