5 Point New Believers
Welcome To The Family
What your decision to follow Christ means.
Read 1 John 1:9-10
9 “If we confess out sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 10 If we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word is not in us.”
1. What two words does verse 9 use to describe Jesus? ____________________ and ____________________.
2. Did you admit that you were a sinner and confess your sins? _____yes _____no
3. According to verse 9, if you confessed your sins, what two things did Jesus do for you? __________ your sins and __________ you from all unrighteousness.
Read 2 Corinthians 5:17
17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” How does the Bible describe you after you came into a relationship with Christ?
___A good person
___A religious person
___A new creation List some things from your old life that are “gone” :
List some new things God is bringing into your life:
Read John 1:12
12 “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.”
1. Did you receive Christ into your life? ____Yes _____No
2. Did you believe on his name? ____Yes ____No
3. What “right” does God give you? The right to become __________________________
4. Whose child are you? _____________________________
For further study, read the context of these verses: 1 John 1:1-10 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 John 1:1-14