by John MacArthur Apr 23, 1995
The verse that we’re going to look at is2 Corinthians 5:21,2 Corinthians 5:21. It says this: “He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” The Bible makes it clear, first of all, that all people are sinners by nature and by action. In fact, all people are sinners from birth. And thus, all people are born alienated from God who is holy, cannot look upon sin, cannot fellowship with sinners. That alienation because of sin prevents us from knowing God. He is too perfectly holy to have anything to do with sinners, except to reject them. Now the result of that rejection, the result of that alienation in time is Godlessness. The result of it in eternity is hell.
So this alienation in to which…
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