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God's Answer to Man's Problems (5 of 20)
Series: The Riches of Romans
Dr. Stan Coffey
I. THE UNIVERSAL PROBLEM IS SIN
II. THE UNIVERSAL SENTENCE IS DEATH
III. THE UNIVERSAL SAVIOR IS JESUS
IV. THE UNIVERSAL INVITATION
When our founding fathers got together to draw up the Declaration of Independence they put in a statement that said, "We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal."
And as we come to consider that statement, we understand it really is not true in every sense because we are not all equal. For instance, we are not equal physically. It didn't take me long when as a little lad growing up I found out there were some other guys that I was not equal to physically.
They could take my number and do it pretty well.
Then when I got into athletics there was always somebody who could jump higher, who was stronger, who weighed more, who could run faster, who could shoot better than I could and so I found out that not all people are created equal physically.
Not all people are created equal mentally either and they will tell you that as you go to college and you compete with these fellas that have tremendous I.Q. and they grade on the curve and your are kind of on the other end of the curve from the better end.
And everybody is not created equally intellectually because we have the Einsteins, we have the Edisons, we have the geniuses, and then we have common ordinary folks.
When it comes to the spiritual realm, we understand that man is more than physical; we understand that man is more than mental, we understand that man Is a spiritual being because he is created in the image of God and God is spirit. And so everyone here there morning is spiritual.
And the Bible declares that God deals with every person on the same level on a spiritual basis. We know that when our founding fathers wrote this sentence, they meant that all people were created by God and everyone should have an equal opportun ...
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