Verses 1-3 "The Cause of Conflict"Verses 4-5 "The Consequence of Conflict"Verses 6-10 "The Cure for Conflict"
Now, I love alliterated sermons – I love to play around with words mainly because they keep my focus and interested. I’ve always been jealous of preachers who can come up with a 7 point sermon that all start with the same letter, or the first letters of each point spell the word ‘Prayer’ or something.
Me: Well firstly you do not believe that Jesus is God, and that is fundamental to our salvation.M: He isn't God. God created Jesus.I pointed out that Jesus was there in the beginning (John 1), and created the world (let 'us' make man).Me: If Jesus wasn't God, then He died in vainMichael frowned and was taken aback M: That's a very bold statement to make, Craig!
'For scarcely for a righteous man will one die;" (v7) Would God bother offering up the life of His only Son for a perfectly righteous man? Scarcely. Why? Because a righteous man doesn't need saving. He has done nothing wrong. He has kept the law to perfection. There is no condemnation owing to Him.