Tuesday, February 14, 2012

"Password" 2/12/2012

Pastor Dan Bembry
Bible Way Baptist Church
Sunday 2/12/2012
Text: Romans 3:23-25 KJB
... (Cp: Rev. 1:1-5)

* Kids play a game called password-
* To access face book you must have a password.
* To access an email account you have to know the password...
** A password shows you are genuine, and it says you are who you say you are.

In order to get into heaven you must know the “PASSWORD”
** So what is the “PASSWORD?” **

I. It’s not RICHES! (Luke 16:19-31)

A. The certain rich man had everything….

B. The beggar Lazarus had nothing…

C. The rich man died and went to HELL! (Literal fire burning hell) v: 23-24

D. Lazarus died and went to paradise. V: 22

E. What may the difference? FAITH….

II. It’s not LIVING A GOOD LIFE! (Mark 10:17-22)

A. He was good at keeping the law. (Ten Commandments) v: 19-20)

B. A lot of people that live good lives die and go to HELL...

C. As Jesus told this young ruler… You lack one thing…
* Forget self and follow me v: 21*

III. It’s not RELIGION! (Colossians 2:8-10)
A. Religion is a man made system...
(Illustrate – JW’s, Mormon, Buddhist, Catholic etc...)

B. Religion will send you to HELL… ( Matt. 23: 13-14)

C. Paul WARNS us to BEWARE of religion.. (Col. 2:8)

** So what is the PASSWORD?**

IV. The PASSWORD is THE BLOOD! (Romans 3:24-25)

A. We are justified through redemption in Jesus. (v:24)

B. Jesus shed His blood to purchase our salvation. (v:25)

C. We ONLY get to heaven THROUGH faith in His blood! (v:25a)
• Do you know the PASSWORD?
• Romans 10:13

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