Law.

INTRODUCTION

  1. Psalm 119:45
  2. Humanity is broken.
  3. We require laws.
  4. Laws cannot change human behavior.
  5. Laws only work by giving us the opportunity to punish lawbreakers.
  6. God established religion through a set of laws.
  7. Over time, the Jews made a god out of the rules.
  8. TEXT: Romans 5:20-6:4.

OUTLINE

  1. The flesh loves religious law.
  2. The law cannot save.
    1. Romans 3:20.
  3. The law cannot sanctify.
    1. Actions can be faked.
    2. God will judge motives.
  4. The law exposes sin.
    1. Romans 7:7.
  5. The law exposes sin.
    1. Romans 7:8.

CONCLUSION

  1. PRAYER.