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Dead to Sin & Alive to God

February 22, 2018 Speaker: Tim Rice Series: Romans: From Faith to Faith

Passage: Romans 6:1-11

Memory Verse for the Week: Romans 6:4-5

"We were buried therefore with Him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. For if we have been united with Him in a death like His, we shall certainly be united with Him in a resurrection like His." 

Worship FolderFill-in Outline

Intro: Indispensable to every structure is a foundation (the unseen necessity).

Why is it necessary to die in sin?

With Jesus, why can death be hopeful?

What exactly are we commanded to do (the first command in the entire book of Romans)?


1. Worship the LORD, God Almighty, for His power and goodness. Praise Him, Father, Son and Holy Spirit for His victory over sin and death in Christ, and sealed to us by His Spirit.

2. How have you lived as if sin is a plaything or like a bad habit, rather than as destructive slavery, or defiance of God in His holiness? Confess your pride and unbelief to Jesus, asking Him to forgive you and to change your heart.

3. Give thanks to Jesus for His victory as our 2nd Adam. Thank Him (again) for His active and passive obedience – His death for our guilt, and His success in fulfilling the Father’s original design for us.

4. Who do you know that is spiritually dead? Ask the Lord to give them life by His Spirit that they would experience His enduring love instead of hoping in the temporary pleasures of this world.

5. Ask the Spirit to empower you by Jesus’ record implanted in your heart. Pray that He would help you die to sin and that He would enliven you with love and affection for the Father.

Looking Back

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