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12/21/08 Salvation

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  • 1. Salvation! Christmas

2. ! 3. Salvation! Galatians 4:4 But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law,to redeemthose under law that we might receivethe full rights of sons . 4. Salvation! The primary purpose of Christmas issalvation ! 5. Salvation! Luke 2:11 Today there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. 6. Salvation! Ephesians 2:10 In Christ Jesus, God made us to do good works, which God planned in advance for us to live our lives doing. 7. Saved from Sin & Self! Mt. 15:19 Out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander. 8. Saved from Sin & Self! Ecclesiastes 7:20 Not a single person on earth is always good and never sins. 9. Saved from Sin & Self! 1 John 1:8-10 If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth.If we claim we have not sinned, we are calling God a liar. 10. Saved from Sin & Self! Romans 7:15-17 I dont understand myself at all, for I really want to do what is right, but I cant. I do what I dont want towhat I hate. 11. Saved from Sin & Self! Romans 7:15-17 I know perfectly well that what I am doing is wrong, and my bad conscience proves that I agree with these laws that I am breaking. But I cant help myself. 12. Saved from Sin & Self! Isaiah 59:2 The trouble is that your sins have cut you off from God. 13. Salvation isFreedom !

  • Free fromguilt over the past.

14. Salvation isFreedom ! Romans 6:23 The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. 15. Salvation isFreedom ! 2 Cor. 5:21 God took the sinless Christ and poured into him our sins. Then, in exchange, he poured Gods goodness into us! 16. Salvation isFreedom !

  • Free frombitterness and resentment
  • Hebrews 12:15 See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.

17. Salvation isFreedom !

  • Expectations of others
  • Prov. 29:25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.

18. Salvation isFreedom ! Man knows himself only when he learnsto understand himself in light of God, and he knows others only when he sees the mystery of God in them. Pope Benedict XVI 19. Salvation isFreedom !

  • Addictions
  • John 8:36 If the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed!

20. Salvation isFreedom !

  • Fear ofDeath

21. Salvation isFreedom ! Hebrews 2:14-15 Since we, Gods children, are human beingsmade of flesh and bloodhe (Jesus) became flesh and blood too by being born in human form; 22. Salvation isFreedom ! Hebrews 2:14-15 for only as a human being could he die and in dying break the power of the devil who had the power of death. 23. Salvation isFreedom ! Hebrews 2:14-15 Only in that way could he deliver those who through fear of death have been living all their lives as slaves to constant dread. 24. Saved for aPurpose ! Ephesians 1:4 Long before he laid down earths foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love. 25. 26. Saved for aPurpose ! Isaiah 53:6 All of us, like sheep, have gone astray. Weve wandered off and gotten lost. Weve all done our own thing, gone our own way. And God has piled all our sins, everything weve done wrong, on him (Jesus). 27. Saved for aPurpose ! 2 Cor. 5:15 Jesus died for all so that all who livehaving received eternal life from himmight live no longer for themselves, to please themselves, but to spend their lives pleasing Christ who died and rose again for them. 28. Saved for aPurpose ! Romans 6:13 Give yourselves completely to Godevery part of youfor you are back from death and you want to be tools in the hands of God, to be used for his good purposes. 29. Saved for aPurpose ! Mark 8:35 If you insist on saving your life, you will lose it. Only those who throw away their lives for my sake and for the sake of the Good News will ever know what it means to really live. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35.

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