BECAUSE WE HAVE BEEN BAPTIZED
                                                              Romans 6:1-7 (833)


      Introduction

           A.  God’s word teaches that the penitent believer is united with Christ in baptism and
                that this new relationship should produce a new life. Vv4-5

           B.  Let’s focus on five changes that we have because we have been baptized into Christ.


      I.  We should walk in newness of life. V4

           A.  Not serve sin.  Romans 6:6-7,11-18

           B.  Be slaves of righteousness.  Romans 6:17-18,20-22

           C.  Why?

                 Changed relationship.  Galatians 3:26-27 (861)

                 Changed creation.  2 Corinthians 5:17 (854); Ephesians 2:10 (864)

                 Changed condition.  Acts 2:38 (802)


     II.  We should be in unity with other Christians. Galatians 3:26-29 (861)

           A.  Differences before baptism:

           B.  Condition after baptism:


    III.  We should worship God.   Acts 2:40-42 (802)


    IV.  We should grow spiritually.  Colossians 2:12; 3:1-3 (871)


     V.  We should grow in love for one another.  John 13:34-35


Conclusion

      A.  A few questions for self-examination: