Faith Like Abraham

August 13, 2017 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Genesis Passage: Romans 4:1–4:12

Faith Like Abraham
Christ Proclamation Church
Romans 4:1-12
08/13/2017

Sermon Theme: God has always had one plan of redemption for His people, that they would be justified by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone for God's eternal glory alone. May we too have faith like Abraham!

I. Justified By Faith Alone - (Rom. 4:1-12)
    A. Not by Works - Circumcision
    B. But by Faith - Counted as Righteous

II. Believed in Christ Alone - (John 8:56)
    A. Abraham Rejoiced in Jesus – (John 8:56)
    B. Abraham Believed the Gospel – (Gal. 3:6-9)
        1. The Reality of God – (Gen. 1-2)
        2. The Sinfulness of Man – (Gen. 3-5)
        3. The Judgment of God – (Gen. 6-7)
        4. The Salvation of One Righteous Man – (Gen. 8)
        5. The Sacrificial Death of God – (Gen. 15)
        6. The Need for a Substitute – (Gen. 22)
    C. Abraham Understood Resurrection – (Rom. 4)
        1. The Story of Creation – (Rom. 4:17)
        2. The Birth of Isaac – (Rom. 4:18-22)
        3. The Sacrifice of Isaac – (Heb. 11:17-19)

III. Rejoiced In Christ Alone
    A. Long for Heaven – (Hebrews 11:14-16)
    B. Look Forward to Jesus' Day – (Application)

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