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Jun 24, 2018

Faith: the Intended Relationship

Faith: the Intended Relationship

Passage: Romans 4

Speaker: Luke Hansen

Series: Romans: Saving Grace

Category: Sunday AM

We live in a physical world of cause and effect, where we get what we deserve and what we earn. It's so easy to look at God like this: like we must try to earn his favor and clean ourselves up before drawing near to him. This text shows, using the example of Abraham, how a faith relationship with God is superior to our religion of earning, how it came before any sign or ritual which represents it, and how it is the only way to be justified in God's sight and know his will for our lives. Salvation is possible because of God's faithfulness, not ours. We see this ultimately in the sacrifice of Christ, who died for us while we were still sinners.