The Gospel and God’s Plan of Redemption
Which aspect of salvation, the gospel, or God’s plan of redemption do the following describe?
- Luke 24:45-47; John 10:22-30; 17:3; Romans 3:9-31; 5:6-11; 6:1-11; 8:18-30; 14:7-9; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 19-20; 2 Corinthians 1:21-22; 5:5; Ephesians 1:13-14; 5:8-10; Hebrews 2:14-15; and 1 Peter 1:13-21
How would you define these words/concepts in the context of the gospel and God’s plan of redemption?
- Jesus Christ
- Jesus’ blood
- Holy Spirit
How does the teaching in 1 Peter 1:13-21 describe in detail how salvation was accomplished? What comparisons and contrasts are made?
Summarize the teaching in Romans 5:6-11. Which aspects of salvation are described?
What does the teaching about the Holy Spirit in Ephesians 1:13-14 and 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 19-20 indicate about the Holy Spirit’s role in salvation?
How do the words “guilt, grace and gratitude” describe God’s plan of redemption? Study 1 Peter 2:9-12 and Romans 6:11-14 for help.
What are some things that Christians substitute for the comfort that comes from God?
Why are Christians the only ones who have real and true comfort?
What does the idea of belonging to Christ mean?
- How does this require you to live differently?
- How would you explain this concept to a new Christian?
How does a deeper understanding of the gospel and God’s plan of salvation help you build your faith in God?