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Review: Last lesson, we discovered who the Holy Spirit was.
INTRODUCTION: This lesson we will discover the steps necessary for conversion or being born again.
S-1 God is love and love wants to redeem us. 1 Jn 4:8, 9
S-2 God created us in His image. Gen 1:27-31
S-3 Sin destroyed our fellowship with God. Gen 3:8
S-4 Sin separated us from God. Rom 6:23
S-5 ALL have sinned. Rom 3:23
S-6 Adam brought death, Jesus brings life. Rom 5:18, 19
S-7 Jesus bore our curse. Gal 3:13
S-8 Jesus bore our consequences. Heb 2:8, 9
S-9 Jesus LONGS to save us. 2 Peter 3:9
S-10 As we repend He forgives. Acts 3:19
S-11 What two things will repentance lead us to do? Proverbs 28:13
1. Confess our sins.
2. Forsake them.
S-12 If we confess our sins, can we have assurance that they will be forgiven? I John 1:9
1. If we confess our sins Christ is faithful to forgive them.
2. He will cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
S-13 How do we get power, courage and strength to live a Christian life? Galatians 2:20 By letting Christ live in us, we can live for Him and do what He wants us to do.
S-14 Saved by grace through faith. Eph 2:8
S-15 We become sons of God. Jn 1:12
S-16 Given the gift of eternal life. 1 Jn 5:11-13
S-17 One verse that sums it ALL up. Jn 3:16
Are we willing to ask Christ for help, so we can turn from our sinful ways? Are we willing to confess our faults and repent and let God cleanse us from all unrighteousness? Are we willing to allow Christ to live His life through us and grant us eternal life? More on conversion here.
PREVIEW: Next lesson, we shall talk about a subject which is often discussed:"Law and Grace".