Lesson for December 31, 2016.

SALVATION

Scripture Reading: 2 Timothy 2.

Memory Verse: 2 Timothy 2:15.

  1. Is the sinner limited to only one means of escape from sin and its penalty? Acts 4:12.
  2. How can Christ Jesus be man’s salvation from sin? Philippians 2:6-9.
  3. What marvelous offer does the Father make to every human being? Romans 3:23-26; 5:15-21.

NOTE: Man cannot buy salvation, neither can he earn it, for it is heaven’s free gift. By spending time before the Throne of Heaven with heart and mind fixed on holy things above, earnestly desiring them, and seeking and asking for them, they are sure to be acquired. Luke 11:11-13.

  1. How can we acquire the necessary faith to believe in these things and to seek them? Romans 10:17.
  2. As we sincerely read and study the written Word, that came to us through inspiration of the holy prophets, what will take place? Isaiah 30:21; Romans 10:8.
  3. What is the next step? Acts 3:19; 2 Corinthians 7:10.
  4. To whom must we confess our sins? Psalms 32:5; 1 John 1:9.
  5. How may we know that a person once in sin, has repented and been converted to the new and living way? Matthew 3:8; Romans 8:13.
  6. Will we have peace of mind, and will our conscience be free from guilt, after the proper steps are taken? Romans 8:1.
  7. Will the person who is born again be living for himself only, or for others? Will he become a profitable servant to the Master, by helping to send forth the message of salvation? John 15:1,2; Matthew 25:29,30.

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