Evangelism study guide Essay
Be able to recognize the following verses and their references.
Romans 3:23 –We are spiritually lost and in need of salvation.
Romans 6:23 – We deserve to be punished because we have sinful heart.
Isaiah 64:6 – Prior to our salvation, even our best deeds or intentions are ineffective to save, and thus any attempt to save our own souls is repulsive to God.
Titus 3:5 – There is no possible way to obtain salvation by our good thoughts or good deeds
Romans 5:8 – God extended an invitation for us to enter into a peaceful relationship with Him. *The word “but” contrasts any notion that we can save ourselves.
1 John 1:5 – As long as we have a sinful heart we cannot commune with our Creator, nor have an …show more content…
What is believing volitionally? IS AN ACT OF WILL. IT IS TOTAL DEPENDENCE AND TRUST IN JESUS CHRIST. IT IS CHOOSING TO PLACE YOUR TOTAL TRUST IN THE PERSON OF JESUS CHRIST.
Biblically speaking, what are the heart and the mind? HEAR – REFERENCES THINKING, NOT JUST FEELING (PROV. 23:7)
Will a person’s good deeds or charitable actions save him/her? NO
How do you know you believe volitionally? WILLINGLY INVITE GOD TO INFUSE YOUR HEART, WHICH IS THE CENTER OF YOUR DECISION-MAKING FORCE, WITH HIS PURPOSE, TRUTH AND CONVICTION.
Know what salvation is not. SALVATION IS NOT 1) THE PHYSICAL ACT OF UTTERING WORDS IN PRAYER FORM, 2) PHYSICAL ACT OF WALKING DOWN A CHURCH AISLE DURING AN INVITATION, 3) CONTINGENT ON A GREAT EMOTION DURING THE CONVERSION EXPERIENCE, 4) THE RESULT OF SOLELY WANTING TO BE SAVED FROM GOING TO HELL UPON DEATH, 5) TRANSLATED INTO INSTANT PERFECTION
The prayer of salvation must come from a heart that… (Be able to complete the sentence). TRUSTS IN THE SAVIOR
The prayer of salvation is more for whom? The prayer of salvation is more of a confirmation or an affirmation for the mature believer to listen in to see if the one you are sharing the gospel with, understands what they just did.
The words expressing our faith in Christ are what? Are simply a confirmation of what has occurred inside us
Should we discuss the topic of hell? YES
Be able to define “justification,” “sanctification,” and “glorification.”