Sin - forgot the Lord their God - This is where sin begins. Not “oops”, deliberately. Rom. 1:20-21
When we reject the Lord He gives us exactly what we want. Rom. 1:22-32.
Outside of Jesus we are slaves of Sin. John 8:34, Rom. 6:16-22.
The goal and the result is a reminder of our need for the Lord. Romans 2:4.
Begins with a recognition that we are in trouble and need help.
Our real need is for someone to do something we cannot. Romans 8:1-4.
Salvation is an act of God done in advance of man’s recognition of his need.