SIN, SALVATION AND FORGIVENESS

1.    What is sin?
a.    Isaiah 1:2
b.    Isaiah 53:6

2.  Who sins?  Romans 3:23

3.  Where does sin come from?  Isaiah 14:12-15
a)    Rom. 5:12,16
b)    John 8:44, Is. 14:12-15
c)    James 1:15
d)    Matt. 15:19-20

4.    What are the results of sin?

1)    The effects of Adam’s decision on us today:
a)    Sin entered the world through one man (Adam) – Romans 5:12
b)    Adams’s sin separated man from God – Genesis 3:22
c)    Adam’s sin resulted in both physical and spiritual death for man:
1.    Physical Death – separation of the soul from the body – Genesis 3:19
2.    Spiritual Death – separation of the soul from God for eternity 
       Romans 6:23,  2 Thessalonians 1:8-10, Revelations 21:8
       Therefore, I sin because I am a  _____________

5.     Does a believer sin?  1John 1:8




SALVATION
1.    Definition of Salvation:
       First, you are saved from the penalty of your sins.  As you walk with Christ trusting in His power, you are saved from the         power and dominion of sin in our life. 
2.    What is God’s gift to us?  John 3:16; Romans 6:23
       ______________________________________________
3.    How are you saved?  Ephesians 2:8-9 
       ______________________________________________
4.    Whom do we put our faith in for salvation?  Romans 10:9,10,13
       ______________________________________________

FORGIVENESS
1.    The definition of forgiveness:
       To give up all claim to punish or exact penalty for an offense; to overlook.
a)    What does God want to do with you sin?  1 John 1:7-10 _________________________
b)    What must you be willing to do?  Mark 11:25,26 ________________________________
c)    How does God now see your sin?  Isaiah 43:25; Jer 31:34 _________________________
2.    What is our response to God’s gift of salvation to us?  Phil. 4:4
       Salvation is a free gift from God.  We must RECOGNIZE our sin, RECEIVE Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Savior,             and REJOICE that God has given us eternal life in His Son.  Psalm 63:7

Have you wondered if God loves you?

Have you ever wondered if God loves you?
How can you know for sure?
Will you take a few minutes to read this page, so I can explain what the Bible teaches about God's love?

The Bible tells us that "God is love." This is His character and nature. Because He is love, He desires to reach out and communicate this love and establish a personal relationship with you.

Be assured that His love for you is more than just words in some book that say "I love you." He has proven His love for you by demonstrating it before the eyes of all men.

Read more here...

Have you ever wondered if God loves you?
How can you know for sure?

Will you take a few minutes to read this page, so I can explain what the Bible teaches about God's love?

The Bible tells us that "God is love." This is His character and nature. Because He is love, He desires to reach out and communicate this love and establish a personal relationship with you.

Be assured that His love for you is more than just words in some book that say "I love you." He has proven His love for you by demonstrating it before the eyes of all men.

Read more here...

Have you ever wondered if God loves you?
How can you know for sure? Will you take a few minutes to read this page, so I can explain what the Bible teaches about God's love?

The Bible tells us that "God is love." This is His character and nature. Because He is love, He desires to reach out and communicate this love and establish a personal relationship with you.

Be assured that His love for you is more than just words in some book that say "I love you." He has proven His love for you by demonstrating it before the eyes of all men.

Read more here...

New Believers

There are two things you need to know once you’ve asked Jesus to take over your life. First, you need to understand what has just happened to you. Second, you need to know what the next steps you should take to begin growing in your Christian walk.

If you will take the time to open your Bible right now, you will begin to experience the joy of understanding God's glorious promises to you. Begin by reading the questions below.

Then, look up the Scriptures and fill in the answers. To help locate the references, use the table of contents in your Bible. All the references are in the New Testament.

What has just happened to you?
What do you become once you believe in and receive Jesus?

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