Because Jesus conquered sin, death, and the devil, there is right now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. Zilch. Nada. None! We have peace with God.
Scriptures: Acts 5:12,17-32; Genesis 15:1-6; 1 Peter 3:1-9; John 20:19-31; Psalm 16
Sermon Text: Romans 8:1-4
Take Home and Apply
Think: Your lack of any condemnation is because Jesus was fully condemned in your place.
Share: “For whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything” (1 John 3:20 ESV).
Challenge: When you’re troubled and need assurance, whose evaluation of your spiritual status do you have to take? God’s! You can have a clear conscience when you realize that your guilt is gone for Christ’s sake. This is also the assurance you receive when you remember your baptism when you were clothed with Christ’s righteousness.