SPIRITUAL DEATH TO SPIRITUAL LIFE
Ephesians 2: 1-10 (863-864)
A. Spiritual death is the condition of all people who have sinned and are not converted.
Romans 3:23 (831); Romans 6:23a (833)
B. Unconverted people are in a state of condemnation. Ephesians 2:1-10
C. Let’s look at several truths from God’s word as we delve into a study dealing with
spiritual death to spiritual life.
I. God’s word teaches us that people who are spiritually dead are separated from
God. Ephesians 4:17-19
II. The Bible teaches us that people who are spiritually dead rebel against God because
they are controlled by satan. Ephesians 2:1-2
III. God’s word teaches us the result of spiritual death. Romans 6:23a; Matthew
IV. The Bible teaches us the way of deliverance from spiritual death.
A. How we are not delivered.
1. Not by self. Ephesians 2: 8, 1-3 (864)
2. Not by works. Ephesians 2:9; Romans 4:1-8 (832)
B. We are delivered from spiritual death when we appropriate and identify with the
sacrifice that Jesus made for us. Ephesians 2:4-5,8
1. Note God’s love, mercy and grace; our faith.
2. We must identify or connect with the sacrifice of Jesus. Colossians 2:9-14 (870)
Putting off _________________________ ; circumcision v11.
When? V12 ___________________.
V. What is the result of being delivered from spiritual death?
A. Freedom from sin. Romans 6:22 (833)
B. A new life. Romans 6:4; Ephesians 4:17-24 (865)
C. The promise of eternal life. Romans 6:19-22 (833)
Conclusion: We have considered moving from spiritual death (Romans 6:23a) to spiritual life
(Romans 6:23b) INVITATION