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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Christian Living Bible Study
Coming to Christ is the beginning of a life of helping others.
The salvation experience is a momentous event in the life of a Christian. And yet, it is one of countless steps along the Christian pilgrimage. Christians rejoice because Christ has saved them, but they must also be about serving the Lord, meeting the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of others.
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SCRIPTURE: Matthew 13:1 9,18 23; Luke 9:57 62, 19:1 10; Acts 9:1 20, 22:6 16; 2 Corinthians 11:23 28; Galatians 1:11 24
In Dale Brown s article, what do you think the baptizing elder meant when he said, It s just beginning ?
Do you agree or disagree with Brown that if you think too much about saving your life, you will think too little about helping others? Why?
In Luke 19:1 10, why does Jesus proclaim salvation has come to Zacchaeus s house?
Why do you think Jesus visited Zacchaeus s house? Why was Zacchaeus regarded as a sinner? What is the irony in verse 7?
Sample application questions:
Relate how your goals and priorities changed because of your salvation experience.
What things do many Christians learn about the Christian life after their salvation experience that they were not aware of before receiving Christ as Lord and Savior?
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
Just the Beginning , by Dale W. Brown (1990)
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