Cornelius was a good man, but he was a lost man. Religion has no power to save us from our sin or give us a relationship with God. Cornelius’ story is there for us to know the reality of our salvation.
I. Religion cannot meet the demands of God. (Romans 3:19-23)
II. Religion cannot make up for the depravity of man. (James 2:10-11)
III. Religion cannot equal the death of Christ.