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(1 John 2:1-2 NIV) My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father–Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.
(Romans 4:25 NIV) He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification.
√ God’s GRACE is free but it still had a PRICE.
(1 Corinthians 15:17 NIV) And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins.
*JUSTIFICATION: Instantaneous process by which an individual is brought into an unmerited, right relationship with God.
(Romans 3:23-24 NIV) for all have sinned . . . and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
(Colossians 2:10 NKJV) and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power.
*REGENERATION: radical spiritual change in which God brings an individual from a condition of spiritual defeat and death to a renewed condition of holiness and life.
(Titus 3:5 NIV) he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit,
(1 Peter 2:2 NLT) Like newborn babies, you must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation. Cry out for this nourishment,
*SANCTIFICATION: process of being made holy resulting in a changed life-style for the believer.
(Hebrews 10:14 NKJV) For by one offering He has perfected forever those who are being sanctified.
(Philippians 2:12-13 NLT) …. Work hard to show the results of your salvation, obeying God with deep reverence and fear. For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him.
(1 John 2:1-2 NIV) My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin.
(Psalm 119:11 NLT) I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
(Acts 20:32 NIV) “Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up. . .