(Transcribed from actual tape) February 19, 1984 9:40 a.m.
HOW SIN GOT STARTED
Hope you already have your Bibles open to Romans, Chapter Number 5. We've
been studying Romans across these months together, moving slowly but surely
in the study of one of the most profound books certainly in all the world.
As we begin let's pray together.
"Father, we open Thy Word with expectation and anticipation, recognizing
that it is that divine truth that speaks, instructs, inspires, convicts
yea, Father, points us to Thyself. At this hour in this place, Lord, we
pray that You will speak as You've already spoken to us through music and
through prayer and supplication. Now, Father, You speak, as we seek to
proclaim this word. Let me get out of the way so that Thy word and Thy holy
and divtrye rffessage m-igi@t not onliy be heard, but may 4,t be received and under-
stood and incorporated into our lives. For we make this prayer always through
Jesus Christ our Intercessor. Amen.@"
In Romans, Chapter 5, Verse I through 11, we discovered that those who have
by faith in Jesus Christ become justified, become right with God, they have
three things in their life: Grace, peace, and glory. You invite Jesus
Christ into you life, you have grace, peace, and glory. And then we dis-
covered that the source of grace, peace, and glory is this same Jesus. For
at one time, at one place in history, one Man did one thing that affected
the entire world forever. And that one man we discover in Romans 5:1-11 was
this same Jesus. And that one deed was His sacrificial death on the cross.
One man, one deed affecting the entire world, all of history, before and
after at that specific place on calvary. We see it in Verses 1 through 11.
Look at it. The s-econd part ...
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