United - Part 7: 7 Reasons Why our World Needs Jesus

November 4, 2012 Series: United

Topic: Romans Scripture: Romans 3:9–3:20

7 Reasons Why our World Needs Jesus (Romans 3:9-20)

Sin affects everything, emotionally, physically, spiritually

1. MAN DOES NOT LIVE RIGHT
• for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, (Romans 3:23 ESV)
• “For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but
one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. (Hebrews 4:15 ESV)

2. MAN DOES NOT THINK RIGHT
• “Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high; I cannot attain it. (Psalm 139:6 ESV)
• “Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure. (Psalm
147:5 ESV)

3. MAN IS SPIRITUALLY LOST
• “And you were dead in the trespasses and sins” (Ephesians 2:1 ESV)
• “Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life.. (John 14:6 ESV)
• All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way.... (Isaiah
53:6 ESV)
• For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. (Romans 8:14 ESV)

4. MAN IS SPIRITUALLY BANKRUPT
• For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? (Mark 8:36
ESV)
• ...God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us... (Ephesians
2:4 ESV)

5. MAN’S WORD’S DECEIVE & DESTROY
• Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.
(Proverbs 18:21 ESV)
Power Point Outline: PT 7
• God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he
said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?(Numbers 23:19
ESV)

6. MAN CREATES WAR VS. PEACE
• “For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law;
indeed, it cannot.” (Romans 8:7 ESV)
• “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his
shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting
Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6 ESV)

7. MAN DOES NOT FEAR GOD
• The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.
(Proverbs 1:7 ESV)

QUESTION: Does the World Need Jesus?
CHALLENGE: Will you live like it, share with 1 person your story.