NEXT STEPS FOR A NEW CHRISTIAN

NEXT STEPS This is a wonderful new beginning. You will want to get into an extended Christian family. We call them local churches. You will want to be baptized. I am sure you have questions about that. Your church will help you in that.  You will want to start regularly reading the Bible, we will be […]

Review and Act

REVIEW AND ACT Unless you are sure that you have already been born again and are in fact saved, then this is point where you need to move from reading to receiving. From thinking to trusting. You need to get alone with God and deal with Him on the basis of everything you’ve just read. […]

Faith

FAITH How can this be yours? You  receive it.  The way you receive a Christmas or birthday gift. You receive it.  Near the beginning of John’s account of Jesus life he says: But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God. (John 1:12) […]

CHRIST

CHRIST The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. (1 Timothy 1:15) God sent his Son, his divine, eternal Son, to bear the punishment we deserve. This is the heart of everything. This is the best news in the world. There’s no way we […]

Sin

SIN All of us have failed to live for the glory of God. All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23) We have loved, honored, promoted and been devoted to things in He made, far more than we have loved and honored Him.  We have disobeyed His commands. There are […]

God

GOD Everything starts with God. The first words of the Bible are: In the beginning God . . .  Everything starts with the greatness of God, the glory of God. Nothing else will make sense if you don’t have some understanding about who God is and what He is like. In a moment I will say […]

THE CHECKLIST

Bible Reading Goal: At least three separate family sessions each week. More is better. Singing Goal: Sing together often. Memorize the verse of the hymn Family Challenge: Have fun and be creative. Share a picture or video Memory Verse: Memorize this week’s verse and review previous weeks to build the entire passage Prayer List: Personalize […]