Wednesday, April 25, 2018

What is Salvation - Study Guide


1. Gods Part in Salvation                    Salvation Study guide
A. He loves us
Romans 5:8

John 3:16

Jeremiah 31:3

B. God is concerned about us
Isaiah 1:18

II Peter 3:9

Romans 15:4

C. God has given all an opportunity
Romans 10:11-13

D. He will perform what He has promised
Romans 4:21

Titus 1:2




2. Christs part in Salvation

A He is able to save
Hebrews 7:25

Jude 24-25

B He is willing to save
I Timothy 1:15

Luke 19:10

II Peter 3:9

C He is ready to save us
John 10:9

John 14:6

D He has already provided for our salvation
Colosians 1:14
Galatians 3:13

3. The Holy Spirits part in Salvation

A He calls us to salvation
Revelation 22:17

Hebrews 3:7-8

B He works for us and in us
Romans 5:5

John 16:8-9

Titus 3:5

C Without Him we can do nothing
Zechariah 4:6
         
I Corinthians 12:3

D He gives assurance

I Thessalonians 1:5

I John 3:24

Romans 8:16

4. Our part in salvation

A We must repent of our sins

Luke 13:5

II Corinthians 7:10

B We must humble ourselves

Matthew 18:3

I Peter 5:5-6

C We must have faith in Christ

Ephesians 2:8

Hebrews 11:6

James 1:6

D Confess Jesus Christ as  Lord and savior

Romans 10:9-10

E We must obey Gods word

Hebrews 5:9

II Thessalonians 1:7-8



How shall we escape, if we neglect such a great salvation
Hebrews 2:3



Romans Road to Salvation

Romans 3:23
All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Romans 5:12
Therefore, just as through one-man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned.

Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 5:8
But God demonstrates His love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 10:9-10
That if you confess with your mouth Jesus Christ as Lord and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved.

For with the heart the man believes, resulting in righteousness and with the mouth he confesses, resulting in salvation.

Romans 10:13
Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.


Friday, April 06, 2018

The Bible Project


I remember when I was a young boy my mom would take me to Sunday School every week in the Nazarene church. If your old enough your experience might be similar. 9:30 Sunday morning sitting in those little kid chairs in the church basement with another dozen or so kids. One of the moms or perhaps the Pastors wife would pull out a large easel out of the closet drape a large piece of colored flannel over it and then proceed tell a story from the bible. She had an arsenal of basically ever figure and major event under God's green earth... literally. My favorite was the story of Noah. She would tell the story and as she did pull these flannel figures from a box in an order and manner that made the whole story unfold in front of our very eyes. Maybe I liked it because she would ask for helpers to stick all the animals on the Ark, kinda like going to the zoo without the stink. What I didn't realize at the time was she was imprinting in a very practical and visual way God's plan for redemption in my young mind. She had my attention, my ear and as my mind was piecing together what the scene could have looked like. She was imprinting on my heart just how Holy God was and to what extent He would go to save.

It's been a long time since I was that little boy but in a lot of ways with modern technology I am still having images and messages imprinted on my mind and in my heart. I have found a group that is doing that today with the Bible. They are called "The Bible Project" I imagine it as the flannel graphs of the 21st Century. I will be using there videos, curriculum and web site to teach bible as a part of RootedTalk.com.

If you plan on participating in RootedTalk I would encourage you to click the link below for 'The Bible Project' and join. There is no cost it is a non-profit and offers all the material for free and you can donate to them if you want to help support.

The Bible Project is a non-profit animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere. They create videos, podcasts, and study guides that explore the Bible’s unified story.
The Bible is a divine-human book that speaks God’s word to his people. They believe it ultimately points us to Jesus, who has the power to change individuals and whole communities when we let the biblical story speak for itself.
They focus on the Bible's overarching themes and each book’s literary design and are committed to understanding the Bible in its historical context.

P.S. Thanks mom for taking me to Sunday School!

Go to link : The Bible Project

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Welcome to RootedTalk.com


Welcome to RootedTalk.com my weekly bible study / teaching ministry / life group. You can join me at Church on the North Coast in Lorain Wednesdays 6:30 to 7:30 or on Facebook live. All are welcome.
I will be covering everything bible from the milk to the meat. RootedTalk is based on Paul's encouragement to "let your roots grow down into Him and let your lives be built on Him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness"
RootedTalk is my effort to assist you in making your roots grow deeper in Him. My goal is to pass on to you the truth of God's word along with the experience of God.
Look for more information coming soon. There will be many opportunities for you to listen, attend and connect in person or online thru podcasts and all forms of social media.

Welcome to RootedTalk.com

Welcome to RootedTalk.com my weekly bible study / teaching ministry / life group. You can join me at Church on the North Coast in Lora...

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