Why did He have to suffer and die for me? III. To give you (believers in Him) victory over sin and death which means eternal life.
Rom 8:2 For the power of the life- giving Spirit has freed you through Christ Jesus from the power of sin that leads to death.
1 Peter 3:18 Christ also suffered when He died for our sins once for all time. He never sinned, but he died for sinners…
... that he might bring us safely home to God. He suffered physical death, but he was raised to life by means of the Spirit.
1 Cor 15:54 Death is swallowed up in victory, 55 O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” 56 For sin is the sting that results in death, ….
57 How we thank God, who gives us victory over sin and death, through Jesus Christ our Lord!
John 3:17 “For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.”
18 “He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.”
Grace Fellowship Church Grace Fellowship Church 03/07/04 ~ Tape #04-027 Why Did Jesus Christ Have to Suffer & Die For Me? The Passion of The Christ Rom 5:12-21, 24; 8:1-2; 1 Pet 3:18; 1 Cor 15:55-57 James H. Rickard Bible Ministries Copyright 2004. All Rights Reserved.