So many times, you hear people complain about what they have to "give up" if they become a Christian. Well, my dear friend, it is not what you and I must give up that counts. It is what God GIVES to us that counts. Notice all the things that God has given to us.
03.01 In John 14:1, what will help us overcome a broken or sorrowful heart?_____________________ 03.02 What is Jesus preparing for you and me now? John 14:2 ________________________________________________________ 03.03 What is the great promise of John 14:3? __________________________________________________________________ 03.04 According to John 14:6, how many ways are there to get to Heaven? ________________ 03.05 In John 15:15, what does Jesus call us? __________________________________________________________________ 03.06 Who loved first, according to I John 4:19? __________________________________________________________________ 03.07 What does the Bible say that we are, through God's love? Romans 8:37 ______________________________________________________ 03.08 What can separate a Christian from the love of God? Romans 8:35,38,39_________________________________________________ 03.09 According to II Corinthians 3:17, what accompanies the Spirit of the Lord? __________________________________________________________________ 03.10 According to I Corinthians 6:19, where does the Holy Spirit dwell? __________________________________________________________________ 03.11 If the Holy Spirit indwells the believer, then what do we have, according to Romans 8:21? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 03.12 What does John 1:12 teach us that we have the right to be? _______________________________________________________________ 03.13 Because of that promise, what does Romans 8:17 mean to you? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 03.14 According to I Corinthians 15:51, what will happen to those saints (Christians) who don't die? ______________________________________ 03.15 How quickly will this take place? I Corinthians 15:52 __________________________________ 03.16 This is called The Rapture. In what order will God rapture the saints? I Thessalonians 4:16-17 __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ Note: The Rapture is the next major event in Bible history. It will occur without warning. It will occur when you least expect it. It can occur very very soon. Only the saved will be raptured. Everyone else will be left behind. How many loved one and friends do you know that will be left behind? Show them from the Bible how to get saved. Tell them how you got saved. Tell them about Christ. Tell them today! The Holy Spirit will give you the words to say. Read to them Romans 3:23; 6:23 (first half); 5:8; 6:23 (last half); and then 10:9,10, and 13. Don't be the reason they were left behind! 03.17 According to Galatians 5:22-23, what does the Holy Spirit produce in a Christian's life? (Fruit of the Spirit): (1) _______________________ (2) _______________________ (3) _______________________ (4) _______________________ (5) _______________________ (6) _______________________ (7) _______________________ (8) _______________________ (9) _______________________ 03.18 According to I John 1:7, if we walk in the light, what will we have with God and our fellow Christians? _________________________ 03.19 Read I Corinthians 13. According to this Scripture, what is the most important thing we can posses? What will it do for us? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 03.20 According to I Timothy 2:1, what should we do? __________________________________________________________________ CONCLUSION: We have life in Christ, and all the empowerment of the indwelling Holy Spirit to live that life. In Christ we have a Saviour, a new relation- ship with God, the indwelling Holy Spirit, new friends in Christ, a new guide book . . . the Bible, and a new value system. In other words, a total new life. II Corinthians 5:17 (Write the verse out on the bottom of this page).