What is the great Spiritual Heritage God has given us? Before we can grasp this we must understand the heritage of destruction God has saved us from. Only then can we appreciate the spiritual treasure awaiting us through our relationship with Him.
Romans 5:6 You see at just the right time, when we were powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.
Isaiah 64:6 All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags ,we all shrivel up like a leaf and like the wind our sins sweep us away.
We are helpless and our attempts at morality don’t measure up to God’s standard of holiness and perfection. It’s like using an oily rag to polish fine china.
Romans 3:23 All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Enemies of God .. Romans 5:10 When we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to Him through the death of his son.
Enemies no longer… Romans 5:1 Therefore , since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Justify-- declare guiltless, absolve, acquit. Genesis 1-4 the entire world is condemned because of sin and rejection of God.
John 3:16 God so loved the world…..
Enemies to friends
What Adam lost ..Jesus restored. God didn’t just hit a delete button and our sins were gone. The work of Christ gives us a new identity, one that is not based on our failure but on the work of Christ.