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Baptism Bible Study #2
Give It Up & Live It Up
What are some bad habits that people try to give up? Sin is much worse than a bad habit, it is the relationship breaker between you and God. So when we get baptized we have to give up our life of sin.
Romans 6:1-2 Romans 6:1-2 (ncv) So do you think we should continue sinning so that God will give us even more grace? No! We died to our old sinful lives, so how can we continue living with sin? You have ____ to your sinful life.died
Romans 6:11-14 Romans 6:11-14 (ncv) In the same way, you should see yourselves as being dead to the power of sin and alive with God through Christ Jesus. So, do not let sin control you in your life here on earth. You must not be ruled by the things your sinful self makes you want to do. Do not offer the parts of your body to serve sin. Do not use your bodies as things to do evil with, but offer yourselves to God.
Do not let sin your _______ life (v.12). But instead you should do ____ (v.13). control good Romans 6:11-14 Romans 6:11-14 (ncv) Be like people who have died and now live. Offer the parts of your body to God to be used in doing good.
1 John 3:9 (ncv) When God makes someone his child, that person does not go on sinning. The new life God gave that person stays in him. So he is not able to go on sinning, because he has become a child of God. God’s children do not ________ sinning. continue
Galatians 5:24 Galatians 5:24 (ncv) Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified their own sinful selves. They have given up their old selfish feelings and the evil things they wanted to do. Christians have _______________ their old sinful and selfish selves. Crucified / given up
Colossians 3:5-9 So put all evil things out of your life: sexual sinning, doing evil, letting evil thoughts control you, wanting things that are evil, and greed. This is really serving a false god. These things make God angry. In your past, evil life you also did these things. But now also put these things out of your life: anger, bad temper, doing or saying things to hurt others, and using evil words when you talk. Do not lie to each other. You have left your old sinful life and the things you did before.
Put ____evil things out of your life.all
We need to start a new life… a spiritual life!
Galatians 2:20 Galatians 2:20 (ncv) I was put to death on the cross with Christ, and I do not live anymore – it is Christ living in me. I still live in my body, but I live by faith in the Son of God. He who loved me and gave himself to save me. I (the sinful person) do not live anymore in me because ______ now lives in me. Christ
Galatians 5:22-25 Galatians 5:22-25 (ncv) But the Spirit gives love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control….Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified their own sinful selves. They have given up their old selfish feelings and the evil things they wanted to do. We get our new life from the Spirit, so we should follow the Spirit.
Our new life comes from the ___________(v.25), so our lives should produce the ________________ (v.22). Holy Spirit fruits of the Spirit
Colossians 3:10, 12 Colossians 3:10, 12 (ncv) Y ou have begun to live the new life, in which you are being made new and are becoming like the One who made you. This new life brings you the true knowledge of God. God has chosen you and made you his holy people.
God has ______ you and made you _____ (v.12). chosen holy
We need to fill up on Christ!
Luke 2:46-47, 52 (ncv) Jesus was sitting in the Temple with the religious teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. All who heard him were amazed at his understanding and wise answers…. Jesus continued to learn more and more. He grew taller. People liked him and he pleased God. Jesus continued to ______ about God as he grew learn
Philippians 4:4-6 (ncv) Be full of joy in the Lord always…Let all men see that you are gentle and kind. The Lord is coming soon. Do not worry about anything. But pray and ask God for everything you need. And when you pray, always give thanks. Be full of ____. Do not worry but instead you should _____ and give _______. joy pray thanks
Philippians 4:8-9 (ncv) Continue to think about the things that are good and worthy of praise. Think about the things that are true and honorable and right and pure and beautiful and respected. And do what you learned from me. Do what I told you and what you saw me do. Think about things that are _____. good
Psalms 119:11, 20, 24, (ncv) I have taken your words to heart so I would not sin against you…I want to study your laws all the time… Your rules give me pleasure. They give me good advice…Help me understand, so I can obey your teachings. I will obey them with all my heart. Help me obey your commands because that makes me happy. Learning God’s word will help me _____. obey
The Value of Being a Christian
What part of the body controls what you do, say, act, and live? Head/brain.
Ephesians 1:22-23 God put everything under his (Jesus) power and made him the head over everything for the church, which is Christ’s body. The church is filled with Christ, and Christ fills everything in every way. Since Christ is the _____, and the church is the _____,what is the main function of the body (church)? _____________________ head, body, To do what the head tells it to do.
Think about all the ingredients of a chocolate chip cookie. Would it taste good or right if one or two of the ingredients were missing? No.
Look up in your Bibles 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 The church, like our cookie has many _____ (v.12). According to v. 13 what must you do to be part of the body (church)? ______________ parts Be baptized. Whose plan is it that you are part of the church (v.18)? ______ God’s.
Look up in your Bibles 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 Explain v in terms of our youth group: What should all of us be doing when one of us is hurting? Happy? Serving (v.25-27)? Everyone is important. Be hurting, be happy, or serve with them.
What The Church (body) Did.
Look up in your Bibles Acts 2:41-47 List the things these 3000 people did that showed their love for Christ and each other. What was the one thing as a child you would not share with anyone?
v. 42 baptized, devoted to the teaching, fellowship, meals, prayer. v. 44 spent time together, had things in common. v. 45 Sold & gave to those in need. v. 46 met together, ate together, took communion together and were happy together. v. 47 Praised God, enjoyed being with each other, outreach.
If the first church did these things, should we do these same things in our church (youth group) today? Does this passage motivate you to try harder to make our group more like this? What can you do to be more like this?