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L ESSON #8 G ODLY L IVING
A N EW L IFE Does our obedience to God end after ones obedience to the gospel? Does the Bible teach once saved always saved ? What happens after one is born again ? First, understand what repentance demands…
Vine's Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words R EPENT Usage Number: A-1; Part of Speech: Verb; Strong's Number: Original Word: μετανο ω, metanoeō Usage Notes: lit., "to perceive afterwards" (meta, "after," implying "change," noeō, "to perceive;" nous, "the mind, the seat of moral reflection"), in contrast to pronoeō, "to perceive beforehand," hence signifies "to change one's mind or purpose," always, in the NT, involving a change for the better, an amendment,.... B IBLE R EPENTANCE
T HE O LD M AN H AS D IED The Old Man of Sin has died. The New Man must be put on. – Colossians 3:9,10 Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him.
W HAT I S THE O LD M AN ? Old Man (v. 9) = Old Life of Sin Members: Physical bodies (instruments)
W HAT I S THE O LD M AN ? A. Fornication (v. 5) B. Uncleanness (v. 5) C. Passion (v. 5) D. Evil Desire (v. 5) E. Covetousness - Idolatry (v. 5) F. Anger (v. 8)
W HAT I S THE O LD M AN ? G. Wrath (v. 8) H. Malice (v. 8) I. Blasphemy (v. 8) J. Filthy Language (v. 8) K. Lying (v.9) T HE N EW C HRISTIAN M UST W ALK A WAY N EVER D ESIRING TO R ETURN !
Luke 15:17-20 But when he came to himself, he said,... I will arise and go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you,... And he arose and came to his father. T HE N EW M AN i.e., A Change in Lifestyle
Ezekiel 18:21-22 But if a wicked man turns from all his sins which he has committed, keeps all My statutes, and does what is lawful and right, he shall surely live; he shall not die. None of the transgressions which he has committed shall be remembered against him; because of the righteousness which he has done, he shall live. T HE N EW M AN i.e., A Change in Lifestyle
Ezekiel 18:27-28 Again, when a wicked man turns away from the wickedness which he committed, and does what is lawful and right, he preserves himself alive. Because he considers and turns away from all the transgressions which he committed, he shall surely live; he shall not die. T HE N EW M AN i.e. A Change in Lifestyle If no change in action, then no real Repentance.
Salt and Light Matthew 5:13-16 Salt and Light Matthew 5:13-16 Not Conformed Romans 12:1-2 Not Conformed Romans 12:1-2 Have No Fellowship Ephesians 5:11,12 Have No Fellowship Ephesians 5:11,12 Abstain From Fleshly Lust 1 Peter 2:11 Abstain From Fleshly Lust 1 Peter 2:11 Love Not The World 1 John 2:15-17 Love Not The World 1 John 2:15-17 Soberly, Righteously, and Godly Titus 2:11-12 Soberly, Righteously, and Godly Titus 2:11-12 The New Mans Relationship With The World
John 17:11,14 Lust of flesh Lust of the eyes Pride of Life 1 John 2:16 Works of the flesh Galatians 5:19-21 Works of Unrighteousness 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Our ChallengeIn the World but Not of the World!
1 Peter 2:11 Not Fitting Romans 1:28-32 Put to Death Colossians 3:5-9 No Respect For Isaiah 5:20,24 Our ChallengeIn the World but Not of the World!
T HE W ORLD I S N OT O UR H OME. O UR C ITIZENSHIP IS IN H EAVEN ! For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 3:20