5/25/2008 ~ The Offence and the Gift
┌─> Adam was a form of Christ.
... through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and
thus death spread to all men, because all sinned ... ~ Romans 5:12-14
The sin of Adam has affected us all.
... the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and
that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil ... ~ Genesis 6:5
┌─> The scope of sin through Godís eyes.
... They have all turned aside, They have together become corrupt;
There is none who does good, No, not one. ~ Psalms 14:1-3
Godís one offering took care of all the damage.
But the free gift is not like the offense. ... ~ Romans 5:15-21
The blessings in Christ far outweighs the sin and consequences of Adam.
God offers us a return to Him
out of His Love, Mercy, - by following His instructions home.
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, ...
~ Titus 2:11-14
Now His promise given before the beginning of time has come.
~ Without Christ, there is no justification.
With such a great gift, will you choose Him?
Whoever commits sin also commits lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness.
~ 1st John 3:4
The soul who sins shall die. ... ~ Ezekiel 18:20
... by the law is knowledge of sin. ~ Romans 3:20
Sin is the cancer of the soul.
... "The first man Adam became a living being."
The last Adam became a life-giving spirit. ~ 1st Corinthians 15:45
... in the Book of Life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
~ Revelation 13:8
→ Jesus promised to save us from the beginning.
Each of us has been given the opportunity to be in the Book of Life.
We are stewards of the Faith in God.
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