Prayer

We are told in the Bible in Jas 5:16b, “The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” So, we ought to recognize the great power of prayer and utilize it to its fullest. Effectual prayer is prayer that gets an answer. Fervent prayer is earnest prayer, importunate prayer...

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Bible Study and Reading

A lawyer told an attorney friend of his that he was now teaching Sunday school. His friend scoffed and said, “You don’t know enough Bible to be teaching Sunday school. Why I bet you don’t even know the Lord’s Prayer.” The lawyer replied, “I do, too. ‘Now I lay me...

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Witnessing

When a person receives Jesus Christ, one of the first things he ought to do is tell someone else that he got saved.  Darrel Robinson, who wrote the book, Total Church Life, used to take his new converts soul winning with him as soon as the next day after they...

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Baptism

Looking back at lesson 3, we see that every new Christian is baptized by the Spirit into the body of Jesus Christ.  We are literally baptized into his death, burial and resurrection. Thus, water baptism pictures physically that which took place spiritually when we got saved.  It pictures our death,...

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Eternal Security

When the Holy Spirit of God gives spiritual life to a new convert, he also does some other things for the new Christian that forever secure his salvation in Jesus Christ, so that he cannot  lose it after he is saved.  He circumcises the body of each Christian away from...

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Spirit, Soul and Body

In the first lesson of discipleship, we showed the new convert that he is now a child of God with all of the privileges of son-ship available to him since God is now his Father.  In this lesson, we are going to show him what happened to him spiritually on...

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A New Child of God

A new convert needs to know, as soon as possible, just what happened to him when he got saved.  Generally, all he knows initially is that his sins have been washed away, he has been spared from hell and that Jesus is now on the inside of him.  While these...

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