What the Sinner Must Know

What the Sinner Must Know

I. The sinner must see his sin

    A. A need for restoration (Galatians 6:1; James 5:19-20)
    B. Reactions to sin (Jeremiah 2:23, 26)
    C. Often prevented by pride, such as in the case of the Pharisees (Matthew 9:10-13)
    D. Modern day examples

      1. Fornication (1 Corinthians 6:9-10)
      2. Abortion (Proverbs 6:17)
      3. Denominationalism (1 Corinthians 1:10)

II. The sinner must be convinced he is lost because of sin

    A. Many never know the truth (2 Thessalonians 1:7-9)
    B. Christians have a responsibility to teach (Ezekiel 3:18-19; Matthew 28:19-20)

III. The sinner must be convinced of God’s displeasure with sin

    A. The need for repentance (Isaiah 59:1-2)
    B. Unrepented sin leads to eternal death (Romans 6:23a; Ephesians 2:12)

IV. The sinner must know that God provides deliverance

    A. Ephesians 2:13
    B. False gods cannot deliver man (Jeremiah 2:28)
    C. Only Jesus Christ provides salvation (Romans 6:23b; James 4:7-10)

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