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Conviction, Confession, Commitment
Salvation is based upon ones acceptance of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and deals especially with the conviction of ones sins by the convicting powers of the Holy Spirit in drawing one towards God. Confession of ones belief and faith in Gods provision for salvation, Jesus Christ, brings one into God's family. Commitment to Jesus Christ and His ways is evidence of entrance into that Godly realm.
Are you aware of these happenings in your life since your heard the gospel message?
Read: : John 16:7-11 The Holy Spirit reproves sin. Convicts the sinner of his sin.
II Corinthians 7:10 True repentance works unto salvation.
Psalms 145:18 God is close to them that call upon Him in truth.
Hebrews 11:6 Confess who God is and what He can do.
Romans 10:9-13 Confess and believe
Acts 8:37 Believe with your heart.
Matthew 10:32-33 Confess Jesus before men.
Confession of Jesus as Lord and Savior brings salvation tot he true believer. Have you confessed Jesus as your Savior and Lord? ___________ Before men? ___________
I John 5:1-5 Born of God to love and obey, true commitment.
Matthew 10:37-39 A committed follower of Jesus Christ
Mark 8:34 Deny self and follow Christ.
The evidence of our commitment to Jesus Christ is to bear the cross and follow after Him in love and obedience.
Are you committed? Are you a follower? Are you a cross bearer? Is it evident in your life? _______________
Question: What do the above verses relate in terms of ones conviction, confession, and commitment regarding Jesus Christ and salvation?
Explain how these principles relate to your personal conscience, choice, and will:
Scripture Assurance: Philippians 1:6-Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.
Scripture Memory: Mark 8:35
"For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; But whosoever shall lose his life for My sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it."