ROMANS 5

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Romans 5:1-5

GOOD NEWS FOR THE CHRISTIAN

 

THE CHRISTIAN IS ACCEPTED BY GOD - Vs. 1

THE CHRISTIAN HAS ACCESS INTO GRACE - Vs. 2

THE CHRISTIAN HAS ASSISTANCE IN HIS SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT - Vss. 3-5

 

 

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Romans 5:1-5

CHRISTIAN BENEFITS

 

Usually, when a person takes a job he wants to know what the benefits are.

There are benefits that come from being a Christian.

 

PEACE WITH GOD - Vs. 1

 

PRESENCE WITH GOD - Vs. 2

 

PROGRESS FROM GOD - Vss. 3-5

 

 

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Romans 5:1 etc.

PEACE!

 

PEACE IS A RESULT OF FAITH IN CHRIST - Romans 5:1

PEACE IS A RESULT OF FOCUS ON GOD - Isaiah 26:3-4, Philippians 4:6-7

PEACE IS A RESULT OF FAITHFULNESS TO GOD'S WORD - Psalm 119:65

 

Faith in Christ guarantees peace with God.

Focus and Faithfulness guarantee the peace of God.

Don't try to have focus or faithfulness until you have faith in Christ!

 

 

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Romans 5:1 etc.

PEACE! (A FUNERAL MESSAGE)

(This message originally preached at the funeral of a murder victim.)

 

There is very often a lack of peace at funerals.  People miss their loved ones. Sometimes there have been tragedies that have led to death (such as this one). Other times people never resolved problems or issues with the deceased and it's too late. Still other times a mourner is feeling guilty because of  things said or done towards the deceased. Other times there is anger in the service because of things done (There certainly will be anger with the ex-husband, father, grandfather, who killed these people.).

 

I will stress the almost universal lack of peace in my introduction.

I will announce that God wants us to have peace.

 

PEACE NEEDED

 

Isaiah 48:22 - "There is no peace, saith the LORD, unto the wicked."

 

Isaiah 59:2 - "But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear."

 

Also: Isaiah 64:6, Romans 3:10, 23, Ezekiel 18:4, Romans 6:23a

 

PEACE NEAR

 

Isaiah 53:3-6 - "He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all."

 

2 Corinthians 5:21 - "For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him."

 

Also: 1 Corinthians 15:3-4, Hebrews 10:14

 

PEACE NOW!

 

Peace with God:

Romans 5:1 - "Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:"

Also: John 3:16, Ephesians 2:8-9, Colossians 2:14, Romans 6:23

 

PEACE WITH GOD COMES WHEN SOMEONE TRUST CHRIST AS SAVIOR AND IS BORN AGAIN! PEACE IS AVAILABLE NOW!

 

Peace of God:

The peace of God is only found by those who first make peace with God.

Verses that promise the peace of God include: John 14:27, Isaiah 26:3-4, Philippians 4:6-7

 

 

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Romans 5:1-9

LIFE ESSENTIALS

 

There are certain things which are needed for us to be alive physically.  These things include food, water, clothing and shelter.  There are also things which are needed or essential for us to have Spiritual Life. Our text gives us four life essentials.

 

1. PEACE Vs. 1

 

2. POSITION Vs 2 - We stand in hope of the glory of God.

 

3. PROGRESS Vss. 3-5 - We grow physically if we have life. We will grow spiritually if we have life. We will make progress in patience, experience, etc.

 

4. PARDON Vss. 6-9

(Of course, if you just want a "three pointer," the first three points will stand by themselves.)

 

 

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Romans 5:1-9

ALL THROUGH JESUS

 

Everything that we need for Spiritual success is through the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

ACCEPTANCE THROUGH CHRIST - Vs. 1

Peace with God or God accepting us is through our faith in Christ.

 

ACCESS THROUGH CHRIST - Vs. 2

We come into God's presence through Christ.

 

ATTAINMENT THROUGH CHRIST - Vss. 3-5

We attain Spiritual maturity through the process described here. As Christ lives His life through us, we will mature through tribulation. Galatians 2:20

 

ATONEMENT THROUGH CHRIST - Vss. 6-9

The finished work of Christ paid for our sins!

 

 

 

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Romans 5:6-9

JUST RIGHT

 

THE PLAN WAS RIGHT

Romans 5:6 - For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.

 

THE PRICE WAS RIGHT

Romans 5:7-8 - For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die. [8] But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

 

THE PROMISE IS RIGHT

Romans 5:9 - Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.

 

 

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Romans 5:6-9 etc.

FIVE UNSHAKEABLE TRUTHS

 

(If you use this as a prayer meeting or Bible Study you can ask the following questions.)

What causes Christians to get depressed?

Does worry ever have anything to do with depression?

How can we handle non-clinical depression in a Biblical way?

 

One way that helps our mental outlook is to think on things that are true. Philippians 4:8

Here are 5 unshakeable truths that do not change no matter what happens in my life.

 

WE HAVE AN UNSHAKEABLE REDEMPTION 

Romans 5:6-9, 1 Peter 18-19

 

WE HAVE AN UNSHAKEABLE REGENERATION 

John 3:1-8, 1 Peter 1:23

 

WE HAVE AN UNSHAKEABLE RESURRECTION 

1 Corinthians 15:1-20, 1 Thessalonians 4:14-18

 

WE HAVE AN UNSHAKEABLE RESERVE 

Romans 8:35-39, Hebrews 13:5

(Christ abides in us, and we abide in Christ.)

 

WE HAVE AN UNSHAKEABLE RESIDENCE - Revelation 21:1-5, Revelation 22:1-5

 

 

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Romans 5:6-11 GOOD FRIDAY

CALVARY'S LOOK OF LOVE

 

It is at Calvary, perhaps more than anywhere else that we hear God saying, "I love you."

 

THE MEANING OF CALVARY Vs. 6-8

The righteous Son of God died for the ungodly (That's us folks.) See Isaiah 64:6 and 1 Corinthians 15:3-4.

 

THE MAGNITUDE OF CALVARY Vss. 9-10

God has justified us through the blood of His Son!

We have been reconciled to God.

 

THE MERCY OF CALVARY Vs. 11

We have joy because we have experienced God's mercy through the atonement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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