Saved Part 1 “Why Do I Need A Savior”

Why Do I Need A Savior?

One of the most common names for Jesus is ______________.

What is Jesus offering to save me ____________?

            _____________?   _______________?              ________________?

The answer to the question “Why do I need a Savior?” is important for the ____________ believer in Jesus and the _______________ follower of Jesus.

I need a Savior because I’m a ___________________.  Romans 3:23   23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God

            The word “sin” most often means to ____________ the        ____________.

If so many people _______________ they are sinners, why do so many _______________ they need a Savior?

            Sin is ________________.

            If everyone is sinning can it really be that             __________________?

            The _________________ of sin does not diminish the ___________________ of sin.

Sin is ____________________.  Genesis 3:1-5

The Fall

Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?”

The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’”

“You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman. “For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”

                        Sin promises a ________________.

                        Sin promises __________ cost.

I need a Savior because I’m _________________ from God.  Ephesians 2:1-4

Made Alive in Christ

As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our flesh[a] and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath. But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy,

            I have no _________________ with God because of my sin.     John 8:44  44 You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies. 

            I cannot be a ______________ of God without the       __________of God.

Two Responses

  1. I _________________ the Savior because my sin has been forgiven.
  2. I _________________ the Savior because I need my sin to be forgiven.

            What is your _______________ for your sin?