What does the Bible mean when it says that Christ redeemed (ransomed) us?
Why did Christ have to redeem (ransom) us? John 8:34 Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin.” sin By nature we are slaves to
Why did Christ have to redeem (ransom) us? Romans 5:12 Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned… death By nature we are slaves to
Why did Christ have to redeem (ransom) us? 1 John 3:8 He who does what is sinful is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work. the devil By nature we are slaves to
Key Point #1 Christ had to redeem (ransom) us because by nature, we are slaves to sin, death, and the devil.
What price did Christ have to pay to redeem (ransom) us? Ephesians 1:7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace… blood Christ paid the price to set us free by his…
What price did Christ have to pay to redeem (ransom) us? Isaiah 53:5 But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. suffering Christ paid the price to set us free by his…
What price did Christ have to pay to redeem (ransom) us? Matthew 20:28 …just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. death Christ paid the price to set us free by his…
What price did Christ have to pay to redeem (ransom) us? Hebrews 9:15 For this reason Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance—now that he has died as a ransom to set them free from the sins committed under the first covenant. We’re set free!
Key Point #2 The price Jesus paid to ransom us was his blood, his suffering, and his death.
Why was the price Jesus paid enough to redeem (ransom) us? Psalm 49:7-8 No man can redeem the life of another or give to God a ransom for him— the ransom for a life is costly, no payment is ever enough… humanly speaking, the ransom price is unpayable
Why was the price Jesus paid enough to redeem (ransom) us? 1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin. Christ’s ransom paid the price because…
Why was the price Jesus paid enough to redeem (ransom) us? 1 Peter 1:18-19 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect. 1. The blood of God’s Son is precious Christ’s ransom paid the price because…
Why was the price Jesus paid enough to redeem (ransom) us? 2 Corinthians 5:21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. Christ’s ransom paid the price because… 2. He was innocent
Why was the price Jesus paid enough to redeem (ransom) us? Isaiah 53:6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all. Christ’s ransom paid the price because… 3. God put all sins on him
Key Point #3 The price Jesus paid was able to redeem (ransom) us because of his holy, precious blood and his innocent suffering and death.
Agree or Disagree? When we see a picture of Jesus’ bloody body hanging on the cross, we should feel sorry for him.
A friend of yours who doesn’t know much about Jesus says to you, “I don’t see why you make such a big deal about Jesus’ sacrificing his life for you. Many people throughout history have sacrificed their lives to save other people.” How would you answer your friend?
Lesson 31 When the Bible says that Jesus redeemed me, it means he paid the necessary price to free me from my slavery to sin, death, and the devil.
Vocabulary… “Redeem” “to buy back” “to pay a ransom”
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