Life after Salvation
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LESSON 2

How Long Does Salvation Last?

Many times, people are confused about the length of salvation or their security as a believer. People worry about "losing" their salvation, or "what happens when I sin"? Many Christians have been missing a great blessing in their Christian living simply because they were not sure.

02.01  What kind of life did God promise for those who believed?
            John 3:36__________________________________________________________

02.02  How long must you wait for eternal life after you believe on Jesus as your Saviour?
           John 5:24__________________________________________________________

02.03  The moment that a man believes on Christ:
     
            He is not . . .  John 3:18______________________________

            He has . . . .   John 3:36 _____________________________

            He is passed . . John 5:24 _____________________________

02.04  Read I John 5:11-13. To whom is John writing? ___________________

02.05  What word in 5:13 expresses the assurance that we have eternal life?_____________

02.06  Read II Timothy 1:12. What then, is the basis of the believer's assurance of eternal life? (Circle one)     

               Feelings           Promise of men         Good works
               The written Word of God            Church membership

02.07  According to John 10:28, who is able to pluck us out of Christ?        ____________________

02.08  Who joins with Christ to keep the Christian's salvation? John 10:29 __________________________

02.09  What word in John 10:28 assures us that we will never lose our salvation? ______________________

02.10  What verb is used to indicate the complete transition from death unto life which takes place when one
           believes on Christ?  John 5:24 _______________

02.11 What is this transition from death unto life called? John 3:7 _____________________

02.12 When we receive Christ, we are born of what? John 3:8 ________________________  

02.13 According to II Timothy 1:12, Jude 24 and John 17:11, 12, it is whose job to keep our soul?
          ________________________________________

02.14 What part do good works play in the obtaining of our salvation? Read Ephesians 2:8,9,10 and Titus 3:5.     
          __________________________________________________________________

02.15 In I John 5:12, what guarantee does God give for those who have His Son?
          __________________________________________________________

02.16 Who gives us the assurance that we are the children of God?
          Romans 8:16 ______________________________________________________

02.17 Since feelings often change, upon what must we depend? Why?
          I Peter 1:25 _______________________________________________________

Now that we have thoroughly covered the fact that we are eternally saved, some still might ask, "What happens to
a Christian when he sins"? That is an honest question, and thank God, the Bible has the answer.

02.18 The first question we must ask ourselves is, "What part of man is saved" or "born of God"?
          Hebrews 10:39 ____________________________________________________

02.19 I Thessalonians 5:23 divides man into what three parts?
          (1) _____________________________
          (2) _____________________________
          (3) _____________________________

02.20 If it is the soul which is born of God, what is it that the soul cannot do, according to
          I John 3:9?_________________________________

02.21 In II Corinthians 5:17, the Bible says, "If any man be in Christ"; the key phrase is "in Christ".
          Our soul is in Christ, but our body (flesh) is to be what, according to I Corinthians 9:27?     
          __________________________________________________________________

02.22 In Hebrews 10:14, Jesus Christ, by one offering, hath done what for us?__________________________ 
          And, for how long?______________

02.23 According to Ephesians 1:13-14 and Ephesians 4:30, our inner man (soul) is what by the Holy Spirit?
          ______________________________

02.24 Also, according to these same verses, our soul is sealed unto the what?
          _____________________________________________________________

02.25 You may say, "Well, I know my soul is safe in Christ, but when will my body be redeemed? Read carefully
          Romans 8:21-23. This scripture teaches that our soul has already received the first-fruits (redemption),
          but our body has to what? _____________________________________________________ 

02.26 The next thought that you are probably thinking is when will this (my) body be redeemed?
          In I Corinthians 15:44, what two bodies are described?
          (1) ________________________(2)________________________

02.27 According to I Corinthians 15:46, which body do we possess first?
          __________________________________________________________________
 
02.28 In I Corinthians 15:50, what expression convinces us that we must receive a spiritual body in order to
          inherit heaven? __________________________________________________________

02.29 In I Corinthians 15:51, the verse says, "we will not all sleep (die), but we shall be
          __________________________________________"

02.30 According to I Corinthians 15:52, how long will it take God to change our natural bodies into spiritual ones?     
          __________________________________________________________________

02.31 This, my dear friend, will take place at a time that we Christians call "The Rapture." I Thessalonians 4:16-17
          describes this blessed event. According to these verses, Who will descend?  _________________ 

02.32 In these same verses, who shall be caught up?     
          __________________________________________________________________

02.33 Those who are caught up are in Whom?     
          __________________________________________________________________

02.34 I John 3:2 teaches that the saved are the sons of Whom? ______________________________

These verses also say that Christians don't know exactly what the new body will be like, but we do know
Whom it will be like. Please state whom:_____________________________ 

02.35 At this time, you probably understand that your soul has been redeemed and that your body is waiting for the redemption The Rapture), so it can be changed. But, you might think, "What am I to do with my body (flesh) now"?
What is the answer according to I Corinthians 9:27? ___________________________________________
       
02.36 Now, in Romans 7:18, what did Paul say about the flesh?
          ___________________________________________    

02.37 Can we say the same thing about our flesh?     
          __________________________________________________________________

02.38 If our flesh causes us to sin, how can we find power to overcome it? Galatians 5:16
          _______________________________________________

02.39 What does Philippians 4:13 teach us we can do?     
          __________________________________________________________________
       
02.40 The worst thing that can befall a Christian is to lose fellowship with God because of sin. In Psalm 37:24,
          the Lord says that if a man falls, he is not what? _______________________________________
          Why?  ______________________________________________________________________

02.41 When David sinned, he did not ask the Lord to save him all over again. He asked the Lord to do what?
           Psalm 51:12 ______________________________________________________

02.42 In Psalm 89:29-36, David described Israel's sin. But, in spite of their sin, David said that God would not take
          _____________________ utterly from them nor break His
          _______________________ with them, and that His
          ___________________ would endure for_________________

02.43 You and I have victory over sin, when we depend on the Holy Spirit. Romans 8:31  teaches us what great truth?     
           __________________________________________________________________

02.44 In your own words, what does I John 4:4 mean to you?            
      __________________________________________________________________
      __________________________________________________________________
      __________________________________________________________________
      __________________________________________________________________

02.45 In Galatians 2:20, by Whose faith did Paul say he was living his life? _________________________ 

02.46 According to I Corinthians 10:13, God will never what?           
          __________________________________________________________________

CONCLUSION:
My dear Christian friend, you are saved not just now, you are saved forever. You now have the power of God in you (The Holy Spirit), Who will give you victory over every sin. Remember, if God can save you, God can deliver you from any habit, attitude, or action that is sin. Read Proverbs 3:5-6.(It is always good to write the verses out - write them on this page).

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