Assurance of salvation†††††††††††††††† NIV

1 John 5:11,12


†††† And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.

†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††1 John 5:11,12


Beginning with Christ

Assurance of answered prayer†††† NIV

John 16:24


†††† Until now you have not asked for anything in my name.Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John 16:24



Beginning with Christ

Assurance of Victory††††††††††††††††† NIV

1 Corinthians 10:13


†††† No temptation has seized you except what is common to man.And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.†††††††††††††††† 1 Corinthians 10:13


Beginning with Christ

Assurance of Forgiveness†††††††††† NIV

1 John 1:9


†††† If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 John 1:9



Beginning with Christ


Assurance of Guidance†††††††††††††† NIV

Proverbs 3:5,6


†††† Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Proverbs 3:5,6


Beginning with Christ


This Pack Belongs To:







Christ the Center††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

2 Corinthians 5:17


†††† Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 Corinthians 5:17



A-1††† Live the New Life

Christ the Center††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Galations 2:20


†††† I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Galations 2:20


A-2††† Live the New Life

Obedience to Christ††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Romans 12:1


†††† Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to Godóthis is your spiritual act of worship.
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Romans 12:1


A-3††† Live the New Life

Obedience to Christ††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

John 14:21


†††† ďWhoever has my commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves me. He who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love him and show myself to him."

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John 14:21


A-4††† Live the New Life

The Word†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

2 Timothy 3:16

†††† All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 Timothy 3:16



A-5††† Live the New Life

The Word†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Joshua 1:8


†††† Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Joshua 1:8


A-6††† Live the New Life

Prayer††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

John 15:7

†††† If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John 15:7



A-7††† Live the New Life

Prayer†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Philippians 4:6,7

†††† Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Philippians 4:6,7

A-8††† Live the New Life

Fellowship†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Matthew 18:20


†††† For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them."

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Matthew 18:20




A-9††† Live the New Life

Fellowship††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Hebrews 10:24,25


†††† And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another--and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hebrews 10:24,25

A-10††† Live the New Life

Witnessing††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Matthew 4:19


†††††† "Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men."

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Matthew 4:19




A-11††† Live the New Life

Witnessing†††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††NIV

Romans 1:16


†††† I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Romans 1:16


A-12††† Live the New Life

All Have Sinned††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Romans 3:23


†††† for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Romans 3:23




B-1††† Proclaim Christ

All Have Sinned††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

Isaiah 53:6


†††† We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Isaiah 53:6



B-2††† Proclaim Christ

Sinís Penalty†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Romans 6:23


†††† For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Romans 6:23



B-3††† Proclaim Christ

Sinís Penalty†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††NIV

Hebrews 9:27


†††† Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hebrews 9:27




B-4††† Proclaim Christ

Christ Paid the Penalty††††††††††††††† NIV

Romans 5:8


†††† But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Romans 5:8



B-5††† Proclaim Christ

Christ Paid the Penalty††††††††††††††† NIV

1 Peter 3:18


†††† For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Peter 3:18


B-6††† Proclaim Christ

Salvation not by Works††††††††††††††††† NIV

Ephesians 2:8,9

††† For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God--not by works, so that no one can boast.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ephesians 2:8,9


B-7††† Proclaim Christ

Salvation not by Works††††††††† †††††††††NIV

Titus 3:5


†††† 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,

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Titus 3:5


B-8††† Proclaim Christ

Must Receive Christ†††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

John 1:12


†††† Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John 1:12



B-9††† Proclaim Christ

Must Receive Christ†††††††††††††††††† NIV

Revelations 3:20


†††† Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Revelations 3:20


B-10††† Proclaim Christ

Assurance of Salvation††††††††††††† NIV

1 John 5:13


†††† I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 John 5:13



B-11††† Proclaim Christ

Assurance of Salvation†††††††††††††††††† NIV

John 5:24


†††† "I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John 5:24



B-12††† Proclaim Christ

His Spirit††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

1 Corinthians 3:16


†††† Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you?

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††1 Corinthians 3:16



C-1††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Spirit†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

1 Corinthians 2:12


†††† We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Corinthians 2:12


C-2††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Strength†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Isaiah 41:10


†††† So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Isaiah 41:10


C-3††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Strength††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Philippians 4:13


†††† I can do everything through him who gives me strength.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Philippians 4:13




C-4††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Faithfulness††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Lamentations 3:22,23


†††† Because of the Lord's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lamentations 3:22,23


C-5††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Faithfulness†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Numbers 23:19


†††† God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Numbers 23:19


C-6††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Peace†††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††NIV

Isaiah 26:3

†††† You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Isaiah 26:3




C-7††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Peace††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

1 Peter 5:7


†††† Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Peter 5:7





C-8††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Provision†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Romans 8:32


†††† He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all--how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Romans 8:32



C-9††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Provision††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Philippians 4:19


†††† And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Philippians 4:19



C-10††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Help in Temptation††††††††††††††† NIV

Hebrews 2:18


†††† Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hebrews 2:18



C-11††† Rely on Godís Resources

His Help in Temptation†††††††††††††††† NIV

Psalm 119:9,11


†††† How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Psalm 119:9,11



C-12††† Rely on Godís Resources

Put Christ First†††††††††† †††††††††††††††††NIV

Matthew 6:33


But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to ou as well.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Matthew 6:33



D-1††† Be Christís Disciple

Put Christ First†††††††††† †††††††††††††††††NIV

Luke 9:23


†††† Then He saidto them all:ďIf anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. ď

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Luke 9:23



D-2††† Be Christís Disciple

Separate from the World†††††††††† NIV

1 John 2:15,16

†††† Do not love the world or anything in the world.If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.For everything in the world-the cravings of sinful man, the lust of his eyes and the boasting of what he has and does- comes not from the Father but from the world.†††††††††††††††††† 1 John 2:15,16


D-3††† Be Christís Disciple

Separate from the World†††††††††† NIV

Romans 12:2


†††† Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.Then you will be able to test and approve what Godís will is- his good, pleasing and perfect will.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Romans 12:2


D-4††† Be Christís Disciple

Be Steadfast††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††NIV

1 Corinthians 15:58


††† Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm.Let nothing move you.Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Corinthians 15:58


D-5††† Be Christís Disciple

Be Steadfast††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††NIV

Hebrews 12:3


Consider Him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hebrews 12:3



D-6††† Be Christís Disciple

Serve Others††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††NIV

Mark 10:45


†††† For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark 10:45




D-7††† Be Christís Disciple

Serve Others††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††NIV

2 Corinthians 4:5


†††† For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesusí sake..

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 Corinthians 4:5




D-8††† Be Christís Disciple

Give Generously††††††††††††† †††††††††††NIV

Proverbs 3:9,10


†††† Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing and your vats will brim over with now wine.

†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††Proverbs 3:9,10


D-9††† Be Christís Disciple

Give Generously††††††††††††† †††††††††††NIV

2 Corinthians 9:6,7


†††† Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also ream sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 Corinthians 9:6,7

D-10††† Be Christís Disciple

Develop World Vision††††† †††††††††††NIV

Acts 1:8


†††† But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Acts 1:8


D-11††† Be Christís Disciple

Develop World Vision††††† †††††††††††NIV

Matthew 28:19, 20

†††† Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.And surely Iam with you always, to the very end of the age.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Matthew 28:19, 20

D-12††† Be Christís Disciple

Love††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

John 13:34, 35


†††† A new command I give you:Love one another.As I have loved you, so you must love one another.By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John 13:34,35


E-1††† Grow in Christlikeness

Love††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

1 John 3:18


†††† Dear children,let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 John 3:18





E-2††† Grow in Christlikeness

Humility ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

Philippians 2:3,4


†††† Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.

†††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††Philippians 2:3,4


E-3††† Grow in Christlikeness

Humility ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

1 Peter 5:5,6

†††† Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older.All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ďGod opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.ĒHumble yourselves, therefore, under Godís mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.†††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Peter 5:5,6

E-4††† Grow in Christlikeness

Purity†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

Ephesians 5:3


†††† But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for Godís holy people.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ephesians 5:3



E-5††† Grow in Christlikeness

Purity†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

1 Peter 2:11


†††† Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul.

†††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††1 Peter 2:11




E-6††† Grow in Christlikeness

Honesty†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

Leviticus 19:11


†††† Do not steal.Do not lie.Do not deceive one another.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Leviticus 19:11





E-7††† Grow in Christlikeness

Honesty†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

Acts 24:16


†††† So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Acts 24:16





E-8††† Grow in Christlikeness

Faith†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

Hebrews 11:6


†††† And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek him.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hebrews 11:6



E-9††† Grow in Christlikeness

Faith†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††NIV

Romans 4:20,21


†††† Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Romans 4:20,21


E-10††† Grow in Christlikeness

Good Works††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Galatians 6:9,10


†††† Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Galatians 6:9,10

E-11††† Grow in Christlikeness

Good Works††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIV

Matthew 5:16


†††† In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Matthew 5:16



E-12††† Grow in Christlikeness