Big idea: Baptism illustrates the ending of your old life without Christ and the beginning of your new life with Christ.The ending of your old life! Penalty paid. Sin buried. (1-4a).
Salvation is a gift. You do nothing to earn it but you must receive it by faith.
If your faith is in J, you are covered by the righteousness of J, not your own.
You prevent abusing grace by owning your identity in Christ.The beginning of your new life! Raised to walk new (4b).Baptism anticipates…
- Life change
- Lifestyle change
- Life eternalEphesians 2:1-10