Scandal of Grace #5
Scripture: Romans 5:12–5:21
Key Question: how can the work of one man (Jesus) be sufficient to change the standing of every person in the world with God?
Big Answer: in the same way that sin came into the whole world through Adam, grace comes into the whole world through Christ.
The ____________________ between Adam and Christ (5:12-14)
Adam is a type (τύπος) of Christ. (vs. 14)
How is Adam a type of Christ?
Both Adam and Christ are ________ of two spiritual families.
How does Adam’s headship impact us today?
We are sinners by ___________ because we are born in Adam.
We are sinners by ___________ because we are followers of Adam.
The _____________________ between Adam and Christ (5:15-17)
Adam --> Sin --> Judgment --> Condemnation --> Death
Christ --> Obedience --> Grace --> Justification --> Life
The ________________ between Adam and Christ (5:18-21)
The Power of Grace:
“Where sin multiplied, grace multiplied even more.”
The Scandal of Grace:
God’s grace is more powerful that our deepest, darkest sins.