Romans 5-7 Week 2 – A Tale of Two

Dave Riddle – 1/14/2017

Key passage: Romans 5:12-21

The Reality of Adam

Sin Arrives

  • Romans 5:12
    • Genesis 3:6

Death Follows

  • Universal – for everyone
    • Romans 5:12
  • King of all humanity
    • Romans 5:13-14

The Contrast of Jesus

A Gift Greater than the Offense

  • Romans 5:15

Greater in…

  • Usefulness
    • Romans 5:15
    • Romans 5:16
      • God hates sin so much that one man’s sin brought condemnation for everyone.
      • God loves us so much more that he personally intervened on our behalf.
  • Outcome
    • Romans 5:16
      • Which outcome sounds better? Condemnation or Justification? Death or Life?
  • Ability
    • Romans 5:17
      • Efficacy – “the capacity to produce the desired result”
  • Essence
    • Romans 5:18-19
  • Power
    • Romans 5:20-21
      • Death is king of all humanity, but God is the King of all Creation.

Tale of Two

  • Adam/Death/Condemnation
  • Jesus/Life/Justification