Sunday Morning:† September 18, 2005
Text:† Romans 5:14-16† Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come.† 15† But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.† 16† And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification.
FROM ADAM TO MOSES
Romans 5:14† Nevertheless [the] death [qanatov] reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure [type] of him that was to come. (Jesus Christ)
FROM ADAM, NO LAW
Romans 9:4† Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises;
FROM ADAM, NO SPRINKLING OF BLOOD
Hebrews 12:24† And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
Romans 5:14† Nevertheless [the] death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure [type] of him that was to come. (Jesus Christ)
ADAM GIVEN DOMINION
Genesis 1:26† And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Genesis 1:28† And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
WARNING OF DEATH
Genesis 2:17† But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die [dying thou shall surely die]. (lxx. qanatov thou shall die)
Genesis 3:6† . . . she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
ADAM LOST DOMINION
Genesis 3:23-24† Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.† 24† So he drove out the manÖ
GOD HAD DOMINION
Genesis 7:7-9† And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.† 8† Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth,† 9† There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.
ANIMALíS FEAR OF MAN
Genesis 9:2 †And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.
DOMINION LOST FROM ADAM TO MOSES
Romans 5:14† Nevertheless [the] death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come.
DOMINION GIVEN TO MOSES
Acts 7:35-37† This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who
made thee a ruler and a judge? the same did God send to be a ruler and a
deliverer by the hand of the angel which appeared to him in the bush.† 36† He
brought them out, after that he had shewed wonders
and signs in the
GOD GAVE MOSES AUTHORITY
Psalms 105:26-35† He sent Moses his servant; and Aaron
whom he had chosen.† 27† They shewed his signs among them, and wonders
OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECY
Deuteronomy 18:15† The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken;
JESUS WAS THAT PROPHET
Hebrews 2:5-7† For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak.† 6† But one in a certain place testified, saying, What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or the son of man, that thou visitest him?† 7† Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands:
PROOF OF THAT DOMINION
Acts 2:22† Ye men of
DOMINION OVER FISH
John 21:6† And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.
DOMINION OVER ANIMALS
Luke 19:35† And they brought him to Jesus: and they cast their garments upon the colt (on which a man had never sat, v.30), and they set Jesus thereon.
DOMINION OVER THE WIND AND SEA
Matthew 8:27† But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!
DOMINION OVER OUR PHYSICAL PROBLEMS
Matthew 10:8† Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.
JESUS HAS ALL AUTHORITY
Matthew 28:18-20† And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power [authority, jurisdiction] is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
THE LAST ENEMY IS THE DEATH
1 Corinthians 15:25-26† For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet. (complete dominion)† 26† The last enemy that shall be destroyed is [the] death.
PHYSICAL DEATH NOT OUR ENEMY
2 Corinthians 5:8† We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body (physical death), and [kai, emphatic, indeed, in fact, certainly] to be present with the Lord.