1 Corinthians 6: 19 Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? 20 For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body [a]and in your spirit, which are God’s.
“tion” – turning a verb (action word) into a noun (person, place or thing). Calculate – after you do it, it becomes Calculation Distibute=Distribution Save=Salvation
Holman Bible Dictionary Regeneration - The 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.
You can’t have SALVATION without REGENERATION
40 authors wrote the Bible over a period of 1,500 years. Out of 27 books in the New Testament, 2 menwrote 18. John: Gospel of John, 1st John, 2nd John, 3rd John, Revelation. (4) Paul: Romans, 1st and 2nd Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, 1st and 2nd Timothy, Titus, Philemon (possibly the book of Hebrews) (14)
Both had an encounter: John – RevelaTION Paul – TransformaTION
To be born again = Regeneration
John 3:3 Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” READ THE DEFINITION OF REGENERATION AGAIN
Ephesians 2:1 And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins, DEAD!!!!!!
Colossians 2:13 And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses, DEAD!!!!!!
John 1: 12 But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: 13 who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, DEAD!!!!!!
Ephesians 2: 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, 5 even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), DEAD!!!!!!
1 Peter 1:23 having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the word of God which lives and abides forever
John 3:5 Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. 6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. 7 Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’ REGENERATION
It doen’t matter how much money you give, or people you feed.
Titus 3:5 not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit.
People say, “I sin everyday”..... I say, are you born again? Has Regeneration happened in your life?” 1 John 3:9 Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God.
1 John 5:18 We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.
SIN SHOULD STOP! 1 Peter 2:1 Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking, 2 as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby,
You struggle loving people? Are you saved? 1 John 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
1 John 5:2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments.
Still struggling with addiction? 1 John 5:4 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world— our faith.
Dead man walking Some of you never died. YOU MAY HAVE SAID THE WORDS, - YOU MAY HAVE BEEN DUNKED IN A BAPISTRY – YOU MAY HAVE JOINED THE CHURCH – BUT REGENERATION NEVER HAPPENED IN YOUR LIFE! YOU NEVER DIED!! My grandparents that I never new died before I was born.
SHOW ME YOUR TOMBSTONE!!!!