Lesson for October 26, 2019

THE MIRACLE OF CONVERSION

Scripture reading: 2 Cor .5

Memory verse: 2 Cor. 5:17.

  1. Since the fall of Adam, how is our coming into this world described? Psa 51:5.
  2. How is the heart described? Jer. 17:9
  3. What illustration show to what depth sin penetrates the heart? Jer. 17:1.
  4. How does the apostle Paul further describe man’s condition? Rom 3:10-18.

Note. This is just what God sees of man in his natural condition. A heart like the above cannot do good. If there is to be a change then a miracle must be performed.

  1. How is the impossibility of changing ourselves described? Jer 13:23.
  1. How does God through Ezekiel describe the operation that changes a man’s heart? Ezekiel 36:24-26.
  2. After this operation is performed, and the Spirit of God comes in, what effect will it have upon us? Verse 27.
  3. What is the obligation of every sinner, if he must obtain pardon? Prov. 28:13.
  4. How is this principle emphasized in the New Testament? Acts 2:38, 3:19.
  5. What proves the miracle of conversion? Gal. 5:22, 23.