Essay On Testimony In My Life

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Testimony: I was blessed to grow up in a home with Christian parents. Every time the church doors were open my family was in attendance. At an early age I began to understand who Jesus was and at the age of nine I professed faith in Jesus Christ as my savior. I truly believe that I was saved on that day, but I did not fully understand how to live out the Christian life. I was very involved in my youth group in high school, but I did not have anyone in my life discipling me. I had a solid understanding of who Jesus was, but I did not know how to live in His image. When I got to college my life started to completely fall apart. I was involved in the Baptist Collegiate Ministry at my school and everyone thought I was an amazing guy, but on the …show more content…
All Scripture is true and trustworthy and the only authoritative source for the Christian faith. o 2 Timothy 3:16-17; Hebrews 1:1-2; Luke 21:33; Romans 15:4; 2 Peter 2:16-21; John 20:30-31
• God o There is one living and true God who eternally exists in three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. He is the creator and ruler of the universe. He is the redeemer and preserver of all believers. o Genesis 1:1; Psalms 19:1-3; Jeremiah 10:10; John 1:1-4; John 3:16; 1 Corinthians 8:6 Revelation
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He was born of a virgin and is both fully God and Fully man in one person. He perfectly lived the will of God and lived a prefect, sinless life. He was our substitute and died to pay our penalty for sin. I believe he physically rose from the grave, ascended to heaven, and will one day return. o Mark 3:11; John 1:1-4; Romans 1:1-4 Romans 8:34; Hebrews 1:1-4; 1 Timothy 3:16
• Holy Spirit o The Holy Spirit is the spirit of God that serves many different roles in the life of a believer. It convicts the lost, gives spiritual gifts, convicts the believer of sin, empowers the believer, and seals the believer. The Holy Spirit comes into the life of a believer at salvation. o Genesis 1:2; Isaiah 61:1; Acts 1:8; Ephesians 1:13; Ephesians 4:30; 2 Timothy 1:14; 2 Peter 1:21; 1 John 4:13
• Humanity o All of humanity was created in the image of God, but all of humanity is sinful from birth and by owns on action. Because of sin mankind deserves the punishment sin. The only fit punishment for the sin of man is both physical and spiritual death. o Genesis 1:26-27; Psalm 51:5; Romans 3:23; Ephesians 2:1-2

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