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HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION Rom. 10:6-17 [By Ron Halbrook]
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION Introduction 1.Rom. 1:16-17 Theme: Salvation by Faith in Christ Message of salvation: gospel of Christ Saved by faith: not mental assent, but comprehensive, obedient faith (1:5; 16:26) Salvation from sin, the righteousness of God (to be right with God), spiritual life
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION Introduction 2. Simple Outline of Romans: Chapt. 1-3 All have sinned Chap. 4-11 Salvation is by faith in Christ, not by the works of the Law of Moses Chapt. 12-16 Practical applications of the gospel in daily life 3. Chapter 10 focuses on God’s plan to make us right with Him— how sinners receive salvation
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION I. Rom. 10:1-6 Paul Grieved for Jews Who Sought Salvation thru the Law of Moses A. Ignorant of God’s Plan to Make Men Right with Himself B. Failed to See the Law Cannot Save But Points to the Need of a Savior
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION II. Rom. 10:6-7 Do Not Seek for a Savior to Come—Christ the Savior Has Already Come! III. Rom. 10:8 The Message Is Simple So that All May Easily Understand, Be Saved, & Teach Others. IV. Rom. 10:9-10 Faith In & Confession of Christ Are Necessary for Salvation— to be Right with God. A. Faith & confession that Jesus is Lord & Savior—not mere faith in faith
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION V. Rom. 10:11-13 Jesus Is Lord & Savior for All Men Who Believe in Him. VI. Rom. 10:13-17 God’s Plan for Saving Man Is Outlined Step by Step. A. The message of salvation SENT into the world: revealed to the Apostles B. Message must be preached: a PREACHER proclaims, explains the message C. Men must HEAR: understand the message D. Men must BELIEVE: trust the message as true E. Men must CALL UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD: request salvation in the proper way
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION E. Men must CALL UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD: request salvation in the proper way 1. Call: Not mere shouting Meet the terms of the offer 2. Not salvation by faith only Each step distinct, plan destroyed if remove one Faith not same step as “call upon the name” 3. Clarify this step: “call upon the name of the Lord”— what are the terms?
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION VII. Call Upon the Name of the Lord A. Mk. 16:15-16 The Great Commission Clarifies. 1. Message given to Apostles: SENT 2. Necessary to PREACH the message 3. Preach so men of all nations will HEAR 4. Necessary to BELIEVE 5. Necessary to BE BAPTIZED 6. Same teaching as Rom. 10—it is clarified! 7. NOT baby baptism—baby can’t meet terms 8. NOT faith only—there is another step
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION B. Acts 2 The Day of Pentecost Clarifies. 1. Vv. 16-21 A new revelation: message SENT Must “call upon the name of the Lord” (vs. 21)— how? 2. Apostles PREACH message—men HEAR 3. Vs. 36 Must “know assuredly”—BELIEVE 4. Vv. 37-38 “What must we do?” Willing to “call,” but what are the terms? Repent & BE BAPTIZED 5. Same teaching as Rom. 10—it is clarified! 6. NOT baby baptism—baby can’t meet terms 7. NOT faith only—there is another step
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION C. Acts 8:26-40 Philip’s Preaching Clarifies. 1. His message came from Apostles (Acts 6:1-7): message SENT, revealed by God 2. 8:35 Philip PREACHED and Ethiopian HEARD 3. 8:36-37 Ethiopian BELIEVED, openly confessed Jesus is Lord & Savior 4. 8:38 Ethiopian was BAPTIZED 5. Same teaching as Rom. 10—it is clarified! 6. NOT baby baptism—baby can’t meet terms 7. NOT faith only—there is another step
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION D. The Message Has Been Changed— It Is Very Different Today! 1. Many variations today Baby baptism Faith only Beg, plead for miracle of salvation 2. Go back to the original Savior, original gospel of Christ, original baptism of Christ, original church of Christ!!!
HOW SINNERS RECEIVE SALVATION ACTS 22:16 “And now why tarriest thou? Arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.”