1. We Have Died to Sin
Romans 6:1-2 (NIV)
1 What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase?
2 By no means! We died to sin; how can we live in it any longer?
1 John 3:9 (NIV)
9 No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God's seed remains in him; he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born of God.
Titus 2:11-12 (NIV)
11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men.
12 It teaches us to say "No" to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age,
2. We Were Baptized Into Christ
Romans 6:3 (NIV)
3 Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?
3. We Were Raised to New Life
Romans 6:4 (NIV)
4 We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.