The Galatian Christians were going back to their old way of life because they didn’t understand what they had been saved from when they put their faith in Jesus and how bad their situation had been. They also didn’t understand their new identity in Christ.
Reviewing the account of David and Bathsheba we see that God is a holy God and hates sin, that He also loves to forgive but that we still need to turn to Him in repentance. This is a hard-hitting sermon which challenges our modern complacency to the idea of sin.
When God shows us we are destitute before Him we are blessed, but this is only a start. Jesus tells us we are blessed when our sin bothers us enough to change and we experience the joy of complete forgiveness. Sin is awful but God’s forgiveness in Jesus is too wonderful for words.
This sermon examines the significance of the sinless Son of God becoming sin on the cross so that believers may become the righteousness of God ( 2 Corinthians 5:21). Scriptures written over a timespan of around 1000 years are used to show the depth of what God did in sending His Son, Jesus for a…