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Waking the Dead

Ephesians 2:4-7

Dead in sin

For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.
Matthew 15:19

Triad of evil

World (v. 2a) Devil (v. 2b) Flesh (v. 3)

Hope!

But God
(v. 4)

Grace of God

Ah! The bridge of grace will bear your weight, brother.


Charles Spurgeon

Grace of God

Salvation is reserved for those who are painfully aware of their sin

Grace of God

The call is not just to understand that you are a sinner, but own it

Grace of God

The Gospel condemns before it releases.


Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Grace of God

Self-righteousness is the great hindrance to a relationship with God

Grace of God

Nobody is disqualified from salvation because he or she is spiritually unattractive

Caution

If done out of an unrepentant heart, confession of sin can be a sly form of selfrighteousness

A New Beginning

Union with Christ

Alive with (v. 5) Raised with (v. 6) Seated with (v. 6)

Union with Christ

What is true of Jesus is true of us!

Grace of God

Gods grace towards us will echo into eternity (v. 7)

A New Beginning