Big Question Number 1 – Who am I?March 7, 2021
Ancestry: one’s family or descent. The origin or of something.
Who’s you Father? The Bible places on genealogies. Several books list significant lines of for example: Numbers, Chronicles, Matthew and Luke just to new a few.
1 You are a Creation of God. If fact you are the very of God’s creation.
Genesis 1:27 (NLT); So, God created human beings in His own . In the image of God He created them; and He created them.
2. You are an being because God made you in His image which is .
“I knew you I formed you in your mother’s womb. you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.”
3. You are – Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NLT); Yet God has made everything for its own time. He has planted in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole of God’s work from beginning to end.
4. We are sinners in need of a Savior. Romans 3:21-28 (NLT); But now God has shown us a to be made with Him without keeping the requirements of the law, as was promised in the writings of Moses and the prophets long ago. We are made right with God by our faith in Jesus Christ. And this is true for everyone who , no matter we are. For everyone has ; we fall short of God’s glorious standard.
Yet God, with undeserved kindness, declares that we are He did this through Christ Jesus when He freed us from the penalty for our sins. For God presented Jesus as the for sin. People are made right with God when they that Jesus sacrificed His life, shedding His blood. This sacrifice shows that God was being fair when He held back and did not punish those who sinned in times past,
For He was looking ahead and including them in what He would do in this present time. God did this to His righteousness, for He himself is fair and just, and He declares sinners to be right in His sight when they in Jesus. Can we boast, then, that we have done anything to be accepted by God? No, because our acquittal is not based on obeying the law. It is based on . So, we are made right with God through and not by obeying the law.
5. We are loved by God – Romans 5:8 (NLT); But God showed His great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.
John 3:16-18 (NLT); “For God loved the world so much that He gave His One and Only Son, so that who in Him will not perish but have life. God sent His Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save the world through Him.
“There is no judgment against anyone who in Him. But anyone who does not believe in Him has already been judged for not believing in God’s One and Only Son.
So, who are you, a believer in Jesus or an unbeliever? Ephesians 2:8-10 (NLT); God saved you by His grace when you . And you can’t take credit for this; it is a from God. Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it. For we are God’s . He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things He planned for us long ago.