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What The Bible Says About Sin (2 of 13)
Series: What Every Christian Should Know
I. What Is Sin?
A. Missing The Bull's Eye
B. Disobeying God's Law
C. Not Believing God's Word
D. Not Being As Good As God
II. How Did Sin Get Here?
III. Who Has Sinned?
IV. What Is The Punishment For Sin?
V. How Can Our Sins Be Forgiven?
A. Admit That You Are A Sinner
B. Believe That Jesus Died For Our Sins And Rose Again From The Dead
C. Confess Christ As My Savior And My Lord
We have been talking about the foundations of our faith, what we believe, and why we believe it from God's Word. We began last week talking about creation. I think the Awana's have studied a little about creation, and tonight, we are going to talk about the doctrine of sin. That is one of the most basic doctrines.
It is a doctrine that we have to understand before we can become a Christian and know Jesus Christ as our Savior, whether you are in Awana's or seminary, you will study what the Bible teaches about sin. It is very important for us to understand that.
If you have your Bible tonight, you might turn to the book of Romans to start. Our Awana group has a little outline that I have given them to follow. They have some little blanks to fill in, and probably, I should have given that to all of us. It would have been good for all of us to have that, but they have that tonight, and they are going to follow that.
Let's look at Romans 5:12 as we look at the subject of sin. What is sin according to God's Word? Some people think that sin is anything that you do and get caught. That is not what sin is. Sin can be something that you do, but it is sin whether you get caught or not.
Romans 5:12 says, "Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned." The way that we are going to approach this tonight is to just ask some questions. The very first question we want to ask i ...
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