The ONE man who brought life instead of comdemnation

When Eve ate the forbidden fruit, she shared it with Adam and ONE trespass brought condemnation for all mankind.

Adam is a type (or foreshadowing) of ONE to come, Jesus Christ the LORD. But unlike Adam’s singular act of disobedience, the Savior brought a powerful act of deliverance from sin’s curse.

If one wrong by the first created man caused the world so much pain, then one act of obedience by the life-giving Son of God restored joy through redemption and eternal life to all who recognize Him as Lord.

The sadness and desperation of the world today reminds me of mankind’s cursed state of condemnation. Instead, let’s focus on the ONE who brings life. Eternal life is to know Him, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom He has sent. (John 17:3) #agapelove

When we know someone, it doesn’t mean we merely read about them on social media. It means we interact with them on a personal level.

Do you “know” Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior? He created you and understands more about you than anyone else. He can touch the need of your heart in a very personal way. Fellowship is what He longs to have with us but we individually have a choice to accept or reject Him. What is your choice today? I urge you to cry out to Him.

Father God, thank you for your Son and our savior, Jesus Christ the LORD. I believe that He died on the cross for the penalty of my sin. I believe that he rose from the grave to the glory of God. I believe that he always lives to intercede for my sin: past, present and future. Please forgive me for the ways I have missed your mark of righteousness. I receive Jesus as my Lord and Savior today and trust that His shed blood brings forgiveness for my sin. Thank you for welcoming me into your family and for providing this right relationship with you. Amen.

Celebrate with praise and worship!!! Afterall, that’s what the angels in heaven do when one sinner repents (Luke 15:10)

This moment with each of you, is a sacred opportunity to love God with all of my heart, soul, mind and strength.- Teresa #loverofmysoul #Jesus

Romans 5:12-21 (ESV). Death in Adam, Life in Christ

12 Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men[a] because all sinned— 13 for sin indeed was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not counted where there is no law. 14 Yet death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over those whose sinning was not like the transgression of Adam, who was a type of the one who was to come.

15 But the free gift is not like the trespass. For if many died through one man’s trespass, much more have the grace of God and the free gift by the grace of that one man Jesus Christ abounded for many. 16 And the free gift is not like the result of that one man’s sin. For the judgment following one trespass brought condemnation, but the free gift following many trespasses brought justification. 17 For if, because of one man’s trespass, death reigned through that one man, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ.

18 Therefore, as one trespass[b] led to condemnation for all men, so one act of righteousness[c] leads to justification and life for all men. 19 For as by the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous. 20 Now the law came in to increase the trespass, but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more, 21 so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Footnotes

Romans 5:12 The Greek word anthropoi refers here to both men and women; also twice in verse 18
Romans 5:18 Or the trespass of one
Romans 5:18 Or the act of righteousness of one

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