The Truth About the World
Truth Matters Part 5
September 6, 2020
“Truth About the World”… It’s Messed Up…
The Cause, the Consequence and The Cure
1. Sin is the Cause
“God saw everything that He had made , and it was very good” – Genesis 1 : 31
“Sin came into the world because of what one man did, and with sin came death.” Rom. 5:12 (NCV)
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Romans 3:23 KJV
2. Consequences of sin.
- Natural disasters
Romans 8:22 (NIV)
- Physical sickness
- Emotional stress
- Relational breakdown
- Spiritual struggles
Romans 7:18-19 (NIV)
Romans 7:14 (NIV)
Jeremiah 17:9-10 (NIV)
Ezekiel 36: 26 NIV
Titus 3: 5
3. Jesus is the cure (for our messed up world)
- Jesus is the Only Savior.
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, i through the shedding of his blood—to be received by faith…Rom. 3: 23 – 25 NIV
All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ…
I Cor, 5: 18 NIV
Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, Rom. 5: 1 NIV
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Phils. 4: 6 -7 NIV
- Jesus will sustain you with hope.
Psalms 55:22 (NIV)
22Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you;
he will never let the righteous fall.
Psalms 119:116 (NIV)
116Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.
Isaiah 46:4 (NIV)
4Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you.
I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
- Jesus will strengthen you with peace.
Psalms 29:11 (NIV)
11The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.
I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. – John 14: 27 NLT