FOUNDA TIONS The Basics of Our Faith “And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.” Ephesians 3: 17b-19
FOUNDA TIONS Do I want to be saved? Saved from what? Genesis 2: 15-17 SALVA TION Disobedience = separation = death
FOUNDA TIONS Physical salvation Genesis 45: 4-7 Genesis 50: 19-21 SALVA TION Spiritual salvation One saves many
FOUNDA TIONS Physical salvation Exodus 14: 10 – 15: 2 SALVA TION Spiritual salvation One saves many
FOUNDA TIONS Here are the boundaries… Exodus 20: 1-21 SALVA TION Thou shalt & Thou shalt not “…so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning.”
FOUNDA TIONS Obedience = blessings = life Disobedience = curses = death Deuteronomy 30 SALVA TION It is your choice “Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the L ORD your God…”.”
FOUNDA TIONS “…they will reject Me & break My covenant…” Deuteronomy 31: 15-22 SALVA TION And He still let them in???
FOUNDA TIONS Redemption from the pit Forgiveness of sin Not see death Job 33: 22-30 Psalm 103: 1-4 Psalm 89: 48 Psalm 79: 9 SALVA TION
FOUNDA TIONS Righteous to life Wicked to death Psalm 37: 37-39 Psalm 69: 27-28 Psalm 14: 1-3 SALVA TION And who is righteous?
FOUNDA TIONS No one who does good All are unclean Isaiah 64: 4-9 Mark 10: 26 SALVA TION Who then, can be saved?
FOUNDA TIONS Mark 10: 27 SALVA TION Who then, can be saved? Only possible with God
FOUNDA TIONS Deuteronomy 30: 11-14 Psalm 116: 1-9 Romans 10: 5-14 SALVA TION How then, can I be saved? “The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart”
FOUNDA TIONS Acts 4: 12 SALVA TION “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.”
FOUNDA TIONS Romans 5: 8-11 “While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” PROPITIA TION EXPIA TION
FOUNDA TIONS Genesis 3: 6-7 made coverings for themselves PROPITIA TION EXPIA TION
FOUNDA TIONS Genesis 9: 3-5 Leviticus 17: 10-14 covering that which is offensive PROPITIA TION EXPIA TION life-blood
FOUNDA TIONS Leviticus 16: 11-17 covering that which is offensive PROPITIA TION EXPIA TION blood is sprinkled on the atonement cover
FOUNDA TIONS Leviticus 16: 1-2 Hebrews 10: 1-4, 11 covering that which is offensive PROPITIA TION EXPIA TION atonement cover - kapporeth
FOUNDA TIONS Romans 3: 25 “God put Yeshua forward as the kapparah for sin through his faithfulness in respect to his bloody sacrificial death.” PROPITIA TION EXPIA TION atonement – propitiation – expiation - mercy seat Complete Jewish Bible
FOUNDA TIONS II Corinthians 5: 21 “God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that we might become the righteousness of God.” PROPITIA TION EXPIA TION
FOUNDA TIONS Hebrews 2: 17-18 Hebrews 10: 11-14 I John 2: 2; 4: 9-10 the perfect, final sacrifice PROPITIA TION EXPIA TION
FOUNDA TIONS John 14: 6 "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” PROPITIA TION EXPIA TION
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION God takes that broken relationship and reconciles us back to Himself and deems us as ‘blood’ relatives
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION Who will be my heir? Genesis 15: 1-6
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION Inherit the nations Possess the earth Rule over them Psalm 2: 7-9 “Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me.” Psalm 27: 10
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION “Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever.” John 8: 33-47
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION 1) Child must agree to be adopted 2) Child will be considered ‘dead’ to previous family Legal adoption terms & conditions
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION Abraham’s seed = heirs = full rights Galatians 3: 29 – 4: 7 “If you belong to Christ…”
Ultra-Orthodox Jews prepare for Yom Kippur with kaparot ritual Kaparot is a custom connected to Yom Kippur, where white chickens are slaughtered as a symbolic gesture of atonement. The slaughtered chickens are then donated to the poor. Yom Kippur – sundown Friday, 9/17 – sundown Saturday, 9/18
It is believed that one transfers one's sins from the past year into the chicken. The kaparot ceremony is held before the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which starts on Friday. Jews traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer.
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION the Spirit of Sonship Galatians 4: 6 Romans 8: 15 I Corinthians 2: 11-13 Abba, Father!
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION back in the family Ephesians 1: 5, 13-14 Predestined to be adopted Guaranteed inheritance
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION back in the family Ephesians 3: 6 Romans 8: 16-17 Heirs with Israel Co-heirs with Christ
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION back in the family Hebrews 1: 1-2 Daniel 7: 13-14 Revelation 22: 3-5 Our inheritance awaits
FOUNDA TIONS ADOP TION back in the family I Peter 1: 3-5 Our inheritance awaits It will never perish, spoil, or fade It is being kept in heaven for us It is ready to be revealed in the last time