God’s Eternal Purpose – a method of teaching

God and people are in fellowship – Genesis 3:8

God gave us the power to choose – Genesis 1:27; 2:15-17; 3:1-3

People choose to sin – Genesis 3:4-6; Romans 3:23; cf. 1 John 3:4; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10; Galatians 5:19-21; Revelation 21:8

Sin separates us from God – Isaiah 59:2; Romans 5:12; 6:23

Will God punish or forgive? – Ezekiel 18:20; 2 Peter 3:9; Romans 3:26

God sent Jesus to die as a sinner – 2 Corinthians 5:21; Isaiah 53:5-6; Ephesians 3:11; Romans 5:8

We must choose the cross – John 3:16; Romans 5:1; Ephesians 2:8-9

Faith plus obedience – Romans 10:9; Acts 17:30; Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; 22:16

God takes away our sin and restores us to fellowship with him – Acts 2:38; 22:16; John 14:23; 2 Corinthians 5:18

God puts us in Christ – Romans 6:3-4; Galatians 3:26-27; Acts 2:47; 1 Corinthians 12:13

-Adapted from Evangelizing Your Community by Dr. Stafford North, p. 38

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