"I AM A DEBTOR" e7
INTRODUCTION: Are you paid up in all your bills? I know one you will never be paid up in until
Jesus comes again!
EXPLANATION OF TEXT: "I am a debtor"--a debt is something that you own someone
"Greeks"--those in culture and learning of Hellenism
"Wise and unwise"--This is a universal mentioning of who he is in debt to.
**This had nothing to do with what these gave to Paul, but what he inwardl
felt that he should share with them the message of Jesus!
***To Paul a soul saved was Paul getting out of debt!
"Eager to preach the gospel"--Are you eager to share it?
"I am not ashamed"-he glories in the gospel the highest honor of all is
to proclaim it!
itgospel"--'euangelion'--'angelion' meaning message and 'euVmeaning well or
good! Therefore the gospel is a good message!
ESSENTIAL FACTS OF THE GOSPEL: ( I Corinthians 15:3-4)
1. Incarnation of the Son of God.
2. His atoning death on the cross for our sin.
3. His victorious resurrection for our justification from sin.
4. The promise of His return for his people!
**Man must respond to this gospel by faith and repentance.
ofpower"--God's grace--Gospel is powerful in itself!
"salvation"--Made me whole to delieverance from sin
"Believe"--put faith in Christ as Lord and Savior!
&IX QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS TEXT THAT I WANT TO ASK YOU THIS EVENING?
1. WHY ARE WE IN DEBT TO PALACIOS?
a. Lostness of man
b. Deceitfulness of religion
c. The peril of false hope that many hold
d. If ...
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