Be able to recognize the following verses and their references. • Romans 3:23 – For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God • Romans 6:23- For the wages of sin are death but the gift of God is enteral life in Christ Jesus our Savior • Isaiah 64:6- But we alllike an unclean thing and all our righteousness are like filthy rags. • Titus 3:5- Teaches that hter is no possible way to obtain salvation by our good thoughts or good deeds, “ Not by workds of righeiusness which we have done bu according to His mercy He saved us throught the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit. • Romans 5:8- teaches that God extended an invitation for you to enter into a peaceful relationship with Him. “ “But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we are still sinners , Christ died for us.” • 1 John 1:5- god is light and in Him is no darkness at all.” • Romans 10:9–10- teaches that if we want to accept Christ we mush respond in TWO ways, “That if you confess with our mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has rasied Him from the dead you will be saved. For with the heard one beliveve to righeousness and with the mouth confession is made to salvation.
Questions taken from “The Call” by Dr. Gutierrez – Chapter 1 • Where can one can find a full, clear teaching of a biblical concept? - Word of God • What is the only way to salvation? -Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved – Acts 16:30-31 Jesus.. • Why can’t spiritual lostness be remedied by human means?- It is our very nature to sin. • Is a person’s salvation based on his feelings? No.. • What is the true gauge for holiness?
• Even though an unsaved person can perform charitable deeds and express kindness that reflects Christianity, … - at best he is performing those actions while wallowing in a sinful state – a realm that is offensive to God. • What are some “bargaining” arguments people might use to argue their salvation? – who my parents were, stellar history of community service and accomplishments. • In Matthew 5:3, what does “poor” mean? – Ptokos – which means “totally destitute or uttely impoverished., who literally has absolutely nothing. • When can we understand the true value of the mercy God lavishes on us? – As we recognize our guilt and our inability to retify it only then do we understand the true value of the mercy God lavishes upon us. • The payment of one’s sin must come from a source that is what? – God invites anyone to accept His free gift, knowing that sufficient payment coannot be found within the power or abilities of the person who stands in need of salvation. • When does a personal relationship with God start?
• The Lord Jesus Christ provided a payment for our sin even when – we had no idea that we were sinners. • People’s souls do not receive punishment because of a lack of an invitation to receive the peace of Jesus Christ, but – because they will not acdept Christ’s payment for sin. • Romans 10:9–10 teaches that if we want to accept Christ, we must do what? – Respond in two ways, that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has rasied Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes to righeousness and with the mouth confession is mad to salvation. This passage teches us that we must respond in two ways. Responding in one way without the other does not result in salvation. • Before we can confess with our mouth the Lord Jesus, we must have a cognitive understanding of what? Four facts: Agree with God regarding our sinful state, Believe that Jesus is God, Believe that Jesus sacrifice was the only sufficient sacrifice to atone for your sin. Believe that Jesus rose from the dead, thereby providing that He cn conquer both physican dn spiritual death. • Be able to define “atonement” and “sufficient”. Atonement means...