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evangelism

Romans 6:23

“For the wages of sin is
death, but the gift of God is
eternal life in Christ Jesus
our Lord.”
Romans 6:23 (NIV)

.” Romans 6:23 (NIV) WAGE S It is something that you earn or deserve.“For the wages of sin is death. but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

. We earn wages from God for how we have lived our lives.WAGES How would you define the term “wages”? It is something that you earn or deserve. How would you feel if your boss refused to pay you the wages that were due you? Deep down we all know that it is only right that a person gets what he deserves.

“For the wages of sin is death. . but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. it can be a hostile or apathetic response towards God.” Romans 6:23 (NIV) WAGE S SIN Sin is more of an attitude than an action.

At any point in your life. .SIN What comes to your mind when you hear the word sin? How would a person have to live in order to get into heaven? Sin is more of an attitude than an action. it can be a hostile or apathetic response to God. has God seemed far away? Our sin creates a distance between us and God.

.“For the wages of sin is death. but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23 (NIV) GOD WAGE S SIN DEAT H HELL Death actually means separation.

our soul is separated from our body. If a person chooses to reject God while he is alive. but also forever. Not only will he experience separation from God today. When we die. . that separation will ultimately result in eternal torment in hell.DEATH What thoughts come to your mind when you think of death? Death actually means separation.

“For the wages of sin is death. but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23 (NIV) GOD WAGE S SIN DEAT H BUT There is hope! .

BUT This is the most important word in the verse because it indicates that there is hope for all of us. . What we are going to talk about now is a contrast to what we have discussed. but God has good news. What we have talked about so far is bad news.

but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. .“For the wages of sin is death.” Romans 6:23 (NIV) GOD GIFT WAGE S SIN DEAT H BUT A gift is given because you love someone and not because of what they do.

living moral lives.GIFT What is the difference between a gift and wages? A gift is given because you love someone and not because of what they do. How do you feel toward someone who gives you an expensive gift? Some people try to earn God’s favor by doing good deeds. . or taking part in religious activities. But it is impossible to earn something that has already been bought.

.“For the wages of sin is death.” Romans 6:23 (NIV) GOD GIFT WAGE S SIN GOD DEAT H BUT God is the giver of the gift. but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

I can’t give it to you. a church can’t give it to you. Why do you think God would want to give you a gift? Why does anyone want to give someone a precious gift? . No one can give you this gift but God alone.GOD God is the giver of the gift.

“For the wages of sin is death.” Romans 6:23 (NIV) GOD GIFT WAGE S SIN GOD ETERNAL LIFE DEAT H BUT Experiencing life with God forever. but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. .

ETERNAL LIFE What do you think eternal life is? Eternal life would be experiencing life forever with God. eternal life starts now and goes on forever. Just as separation from God starts in this life and extends into eternity. No sin can end it. . Life is communion with God.

“For the wages of sin is death.” Romans 6:23 (NIV) GOD JESUS GIFT WAGE S SIN GOD ETERNAL LIFE DEAT H BUT The one and only Son of God. . but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

JESUS CHRIST Jesus is the means by which we can obtain the gift of eternal life. No one can offer the gift except the one who purchased it. He purchased it by paying for it with his life. The one and only Son of God. .

” Romans 6:23 (NIV) LORD GOD JESUS GIFT WAGE S SIN GOD ETERNAL LIFE DEAT H BUT Jesus is in control of your life. but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.“For the wages of sin is death. .

For Jesus to the Lord.LORD The gift is offered to everyone who makes Jesus Lord. . He has to have the total control of a person’s life.

” Romans 6:23 (NIV) Confession LORD Surrender GOD JESUS GIFT WAGE S SIN GOD ETERNAL LIFE DEAT H BUT Confess your sins to God and surrender your life to Him. .“For the wages of sin is death. but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

but that we will try our best to please Christ. To SURRENDER means to allow Christ to be the final authority in our lives and to live in order to please Him and not ourselves. that there are things in our lives that are wrong. It doesn’t mean that we have to be perfect.CONFESSION and SURRENDER To CONFESS means to agree with God that we are not perfect. and that we want Christ to forgive us as we turn away from our sins. .

come in to my heart. I believe that Jesus died to pay the price of my sins. and help me to live for you from now on. Amen. In Jesus’ name I pray.” . I confess that I have sinned and don’t deserve to be with you in heaven.“Dear Lord. Please forgive me.

A-B-C A – Acknowledge that you are a sinner .

A-B-C A – Acknowledge that you are a sinner B – Believe that Jesus died for your sins .

A-B-C A – Acknowledge that you are a sinner B – Believe that Jesus died for your sins C – Confess that He is your Lord and Savior .