The 6 Progressions of Spiritual Growth – part 2
1 John 5:11-12
And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.
The difference between religion and relationship
- Matthew 7:21-23
(1) The difference will not be “Lord, Lord” or “look, look” but rock solid faith built on hearing the words of Jesus and doing them.
- James 2:19
(2) Can I lose my salvation?
- John 10:28
(3) How do I know that I have the right kind of salvation?
- Acts 10:31
(4) How do I know that I have the right kind of repentance?
- Matthew 3:8
- 2 Corinthians 7:10
John MacArthur – “Sometimes confronting sin requires going beyond what love and compassion might be comfortable with. But it is necessary to do so, because sin is a deadly killer.”