BIBLICAL BASIS:  Man's Need of Salvation

PRINTED TEXT:  Romans 3:9-26

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES:  Genesis 3:1-24; Ecclesiastes 2:12; Romans 1:18-32

DEVOTIONAL READING:  Ephesians 2:8-18

KEY VERSE:  Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord  Jesus Christ (Romans 5:1).

CENTRAL TRUTH:  Salvation only comes by faith in Christ's atoning sacrifice.

OBJECTIVE:  By the end of this lesson my students should be able to explain in simple terms how a person may be saved.


I. The Sinner's Condition (Romans 3:9-12)

II. The Sinner's Character (Romans 3:13-20)

III. The Sinner's Cure (Romans 3:21-26)