(Church and Personal)
May I ask you a question?
Two Diagnostic Questions
- Have you come to the place in your spiritual life where you know
for certain that if you were to die today you would go to heaven, or
is that something you would say you’re still working on?
I share with you how I came to know for certain that I have eternal
life and how you can know also?
I share with you, let me ask you another question
- Suppose you were to die today and stand before God and He were to
say to you, “Why should I let you into My heaven?” What
mould you say?
and confirm answer
When you answered that first question thought I had some really good
news for you. But after hearing your answer to this second question,
I know that I have the greatest news you have ever heard.
is a free gift
is not earned or deserved
This can be seen more clearly when we understand what the Bible says
is a sinner
Sins a Day
with Bad Egg
you see why it is impossible for anyone to get into heaven by their
This comes into sharper focus when we look at what the Bible says
is merciful - therefore does not want to punish us.
is just - therefore must punish sin
God solved this problem in the Person of Jesus
He is - the infinite God-Man
He did - He died on the cross and rose from the deed to pay the
penalty for our sins and to purchase a place in heaven for us
Book of Sin
This gift is received by faith.
it is not
it is - Trusting in Jesus Christ alone for eternal life
Hand and Gratitude
this make sense to you?
you like to receive the gift of eternal life?
me clarify what this involves:
the resurrected and living Christ as Savior
Christ as Lord
this is what you really want, I can lead us in prayer and we can
tell God what you just now told me.
for them - that God would give them faith and repentance
with them - in short phrases of the GOSPEL OUTLINE allowing them to
repeat after you
for them - that the Holy Spirit will grant them assurance
would like you to read something Jesus says about what you have just
Welcome to the family of God
IMMEDIATE FOLLOW UP
and sign “My Spiritual Birth Certificate”
Means of Growth