SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF SALVATION IN CHRIST (PART ONE)

ROMANS 5:1-2

  1. BELIEVERS IN THE LORD JESUS CHRIST ENJOY A NEW POSITION BEFORE GOD (5:1-2)
    1. This New Position Grants Us Peace With God
      1. It Is A Position, Not A Possession
      2. It Is An Entire Reversal Of Our Former Position Of Antagonism To God
      3. It Is A Position To Be Enjoyed Right Now
    2. This New Position Grants Us Access To God
  2. BELIEVERS IN THE LORD JESUS CHRIST HAVE ADOPTED A NEW ATTITUDE THAT IS IN KEEPING WITH THEIR NEW LIFE (5:2b)
    1. It Is An Attitude Of Joy
      1. The Word Has An Interesting Etymology
      2. The Word Is Intended To Carry You Right Into The Rest Of Romans
    2. It Is An Attitude Of Joy In The Certain Prospects Of Our Future
      1. There Is Confident Expectation In Our Future Glorification
      2. There Is Confident Expectation In The Fact That It Will Be Our Glory To Be In The Renewed Image Of God As He Planned Before The Foundation Of The World




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ROMANS 5:1