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"Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3) Jesus Came To Enable Men To See! John 1:4-5 Ephesians.

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1 "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3) Jesus Came To Enable Men To See! John 1:4-5 Ephesians 5:8-10

2 "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3) Jesus Came To Enable Men To See! John 1:4-5 Ephesians 5:8-10 We are to walk in good works ( 2:10 )! We are to walk worthy of our calling ( 4:1 )! We are to no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk (4:17 )! We are to walk in love ( 5:2 )! We are to walk circumspectly ( 5:15 )! We are to walk as children of light ( 5:8 )!

3 “For you were once darkness…” “…but now you are light in the Lord.” Ephesians 2:1-2; 4:17-18; Matthew 6:23; James 1:14-15 “by nature children of wrath” (2:3) Ephesians 2:11-12; Hebrews 10:17; 1 Corinthians 15:9-10 Ephesians 2:11-13; 1 John 1:5 “Conversion”; John 3:3; Luke 14:26; Matthew 18:3 John 12:36; 8:12; 12:46; Romans 6:3-4

4 “Walk as children of light (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what it acceptable to the Lord.” John 8:12; 12:35; 12:46 Ephesians 5:1-7 (“children” ; a new way of life ) “goodness” = a moral disposition that leads to good works; Matthew 7:12; Galatians 5:13 “righteousness” = a moral and spiritual pledge to live according to God’s standard; Acts 10:35; 24:16; 1 John 3:7 “truth” = sincerity of purpose and motive; 1 John 3:4; Ephesians 4:25

5 “Walk as children of light (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what it acceptable to the Lord.” John 8:12; 12:35; 12:46 Ephesians 5:1-7 (“children” ; a new way of life ) “goodness” = a moral disposition that leads to good works; Matthew 7:12; Galatians 5:13 “righteousness” = a moral and spiritual pledge to live according to God’s standard; Acts 10:35; 24:16; 1 John 3:7 “truth” = sincerity of purpose and motive; 1 John 3:4; Ephesians 4:25 Philippians 2:13, “…finding out what is acceptable to the Lord.” To become “ light in the Lord” : Believe in Jesus as God’s Son ( John 8:24 ) Repent of the sins you have committed ( Luke 13:3, 5 ) Confess your faith in Christ ( Matthew 10:32-33 ) Be baptized to be saved ( Mark 16:15-16 ) To return to the “light” : Repent of the sins you have committed ( Acts 8:22 ) Confess your sins to God ( 1 John 1:9 )


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