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By April 4, 2015April 7th, 2015Sermon Series Pre-Campaign)

Romans 6:1-14

Big Idea: In Jesus we find opportunity for persona renaissance. (Romans 6:1-4)

Two results of believing in Jesus: (Romans 6:5-11)

  1. Dying to sin
  2. Living for God

So what? (Romans 6:12-14)

  1. Don’t be ruled by sin
  2. Be ruled by God


Renaissance (re•nais•sance)

  1. capitalized
    •  the transitional movement in Europe between medieval and modern times beginning in the 14th century in Italy, lasting into the 17th century, and marked by a humanistic revival of classical influence expressed in a flowering of the arts and literature and by the beginnings of modern science
    •  the period of the Renaissance
    • the neoclassic style of architecture prevailing during the Renaissance
  2. often capitalized: a movement or period of vigorous artistic and intellectual activity
  3. rebirth, revival

v. 6

  • “old” παλαιός – pert. to that which is obsolete or inferior because of being old, old, obsolete

  • “self” – ἄνθρωπος – general term for humanity

v. 13

  • “present” παρίστημι/παριστάνω place beside, put at someone’s disposal

  • “members” μέλος – every part that makes up you