THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE FIRST AND LAST ADAM

ROMANS 5:15-17

  1. THERE IS DISSIMILARITY IN THE NATURE (CHARACTER) OF THEIR ACTIONS (5:15a)
  2. THERE IS DISSIMILARITY IN THE EXTENT OF THE EFFECTS OF THEIR ACTIONS (5:15b)
  3. THERE IS DISSIMILARITY IN THE AMOUNT OF SIN WHICH ACCOMPANIES THE BACKGROUND OF THE TWO ACTS (5:16)
  4. THERE IS DISSIMILARITY IN THE POSITIONS WHICH MEN ARE LEFT AS A RESULT OF BEING IN UNION WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE HEAD (5:17)
    1. Death Is On The Throne For All Those Who Are In Adam
      1. There Are Death Accepting Cultures (Ancient Greece)
      2. There Are Death Denying Cultures (Contemporary Post Christian America)
        1. Psychological Reasons
        2. Cultural Reasons
        3. Spiritual Reasons
      3. There Are Death Defying Cultures
    2. The Believer Reigns In Life As A Result Of His Union With Christ