The Birds and the Bees
The Facts of Life According to the Bible
FACT #1--The Bible is the Word of God
à2Tim 3:14-17: the Scriptures are what make us wise for salvation. What does this mean?
Name at least four things the Scriptures are useful for.
FACT #2--Jesus Christ is the Son of God
FACT #3--There will be a Judgment Day
FACT #4--On Judgment Day Jesus Christ will be the judge
àJohn 5:22: “Moreover, the Father judges no one, but has entrusted all judgment to the Son.”
àActs 17:30-31: “In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent. For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to all men by raising him from the dead.”
FACT #5--On Judgment Day we will be judged by the Word of God
àJohn 8:31- If--then statement. What is it that makes us Christians in God’s eyes? What is it that makes us a disciple of Christ in Jesus’ eye? Where are his teachings found?
àJohn 12:48- What will we be judged by on Judgment Day? So how important is it to know God’s Word?
FACT #6-- We all die someday--no exceptions
FACT #7-- If we do not believe Jesus is who He says He is, we will die
àJohn 8:24-25 --Who is Jesus?
What did Jesus do?
FACT #8-- If we do not repent of our sins, we will die
This means self-denial àLuke 9:23
FACT #9-- If we do not confess our faith in Christ, neither will He confess us before God
FACT # 10-- Unless we obey the Gospel, we will be lost
Q: What is the “gospel”? 1Corinthians 15: 1-4
A: It’s the good news about the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and that man can attain salvation through Him.
How do we obey a past event? How do we obey the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ?
àRomans 6:3-6 -How do we unite ourselves with Christ in His death, burial and resurrection?
à1Peter 3:21 How does baptism save us?