Forgiveness of Sins

 

THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS

 

Fill In 5

 

I. Romans 3:23

A.     Who is guilty of sin? ___________________

 

II. Isaiah 59:2

A.     What separates us from God? ______________________________________

 

III. Ephesians 2:8-9

A.     By what is a person saved? ________________

B.     Is salvation a gift or is it something we earn? __________

 

IV. Ephesians 1:7

A.     Through what does the forgiveness of sins come? _____________________________

B.     What redeems us to God? _______________________________

 

V. How does one enter Christ and His redeeming blood?

A.     Romans 6:3-4

1.      Through what means does a person enter Christ and His death? _______________________

2.      According to verse 4, is baptism a burial, a sprinkling or a pouring? ___________________

3.      After a person is baptized, he walks in ___________________________________________

 

B.     Colossians 2:11-12

1.      Christ circumcises (cuts away) our sins when we are ________________ with Him 
through _________________

2.      From verse 12, does baptism require personal faith? ___________

3.      From verse 12, who is at work in baptism? The person being baptized or God? __________

 

C.     Acts 2:38

1.      Upon repentance, a person must be baptized for ______________________________

2.      After a person is baptized, he receives the gift of the __________________________

 

D.    Ephesians 1:13-14

1.      The Holy Spirit is given to the disciple as a seal, guaranteeing his ________________.

 

E.     Acts 22:16

1.      Should baptism be delayed? __________

2.      According to this verse, at what point does a person “call on the name of the Lord”? ______

____________________________

 

THE KINGDOM

Lesson 5

 

I.                   The Old Testament Predictions of the Kingdom

A.           Isaiah 2:1-3

1.   According to verse 2, when will God establish His Mountain? ____________

2.   Who will stream to His Mountain? ______________________

3.   According to verse 3, from what city will all this take place? ___________

 

B.           Daniel:

1.  Daniel 2:25-45 
             Note:  See Kingdom Illustration on page 11

   a. Who is the head of gold? __________________________________

Note: Nebuchadnezzar was the king of Babylon. The gold represented the Babylonian

          Kingdom. The silver was the Medo-Persian Kingdom, the brass (bronze) was the

          Grecian Kingdom and the iron was the Roman Kingdom. Therefore, each

          element of the image represented a kingdom. The iron mixed with clay was the

          divided Roman Kingdom.

                        b. Read verses 35 and 44. The rock that became a huge mountain represents the

                              ____________ of God.

c. Therefore, the mountain in Isaiah 2:2 was referring to the ____________ of God.

d. Read verses 40-44 carefully. During the days of which kings will God set up

His kingdom [Gold (Babylon); Silver (Medo-Persia); Bronze/Brass (Greece) or 
Iron (Rome)]?   ____________________

                                    Hint: notice the region where rock struck the image — see page 11

                        e. According to verse 44, how long will God’s Kingdom endure? ________

 

          2. Daniel 7:18

a.       Who will possess the kingdom of God? _________________

 

II. New Testament Predictions of the Kingdom

A. Jesus:
       1. Matthew 4:17

           a. According to Jesus, what was coming near (what was at hand)? ________________
                  Note:  Jesus, was preaching during the time when Rome (Iron) Kingdom was in power.

             2. Mark 9:1
                 a. According to Jesus, how was the kingdom going to come? ________________
                 b. According to this passage, was the kingdom going to come within the lifetime of

          those standing there (including His apostles)?  ______

             3. John 3:3-5
                 a. According to verse 5, how is the kingdom to be entered? By ______ and _______

             4. Matthew 16:16-19
       
          a. According to verse 19, what did Jesus give to Peter? ________________________

                 b. What are “keys” used for? _____________________________________________
                 c. Therefore, the “keys of the kingdom” allows a person to enter into the __________ 

 

III. The Fulfillment: The Kingdom Comes!
       A. Acts 2:1-4
            1. The day of Pentecost had come. In Mark 9:1, Jesus said the kingdom was to come with

                power. Is this a powerful event happening here in Acts 2:1-4? _____

 

       B. Acts 2:5
           1. Isaiah 2:2 spoke of “all nations” streaming to God’s chief mountain. According to

               Acts 2:5, who was present, devout men from where? ______________________

           2. Isaiah 2:3 spoke of God’s mountain originating from Jerusalem. According to 
               Acts 2:5, at what city was this powerful event taking place? _________________

 

      C. Acts 2:14-17
           1. Jesus said in Mark 9:1 that some standing in His presence would see the kingdom come

              with power. According to verse 14, who were present? _________________________

           2. Were Peter and the other apostles present with Jesus in Mark 9:1-2? _____

           3. Isaiah 2:2 said God was going to establish His chief mountain during the “last days”.

               According to verse 17, was this powerful event taking place in the last days? ______ 

 

      D.  Acts 2:38 
 
          1. In John 3:5, Jesus said a man must be born of water and Spirit to enter the kingdom.
           2. In Matthew 16:16-19, Jesus gave Peter the “keys of the kingdom”.
           3. In Acts 2:38, Peter tells the people to “repent and be _____________ (born of water)

               …and you will receive the gift of the _______________   (born of Spirit).

 

      E. Colossians 1:13-14
           1. Paul told the Colossian church that they had been rescued from the dominion of

               darkness and brought into the ________________ of God’s Son.
           2. Therefore, those in the Church are in the ________________ of God’s Son.

 

      F. Romans 1:7; Ephesians 1:1; Philippians 1:1
           1. Daniel 7:18 says the saints will possess the kingdom of God. The letters of Romans,

Ephesians and Philippians were written to churches. What did Paul address these 
church members as?  ________________


      G. Acts 2:42-47
           1. Those who belong to the kingdom devote themselves to….
                a.  _____________________________________________________
                b.  _____________________________________________________
                c.  _____________________________________________________
                d.  _____________________________________________________

           2. From verse 44, those who belong to the kingdom had ______________ in common.
           3. Do those who belong to the kingdom care for each other? ______

           4. From verse 46, what type of hearts do those of the kingdom have? ____________ and

               ___________ hearts.

           5. According to verse 47, who does God add to His Kingdom (Church)? ___________

 

       H. Matthew 6:33
            1. What must a true disciple of Jesus seek first? ______________ and _______________.

 

       I.  Hebrews 10:25
            1. Should we get into the habit of missing Church meetings? _____.

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