Point One: Incarnation
1. What does the “Incarnation” mean?
2. Read Matthew 1:18-23. Why is the Incarnation of Jesus a necessary part of the Gospel?
3. True or False. Salvation is secured by works.
Point Two: Substitution
1. What does it mean to be a substitute?
2. Read Romans 5:6 and 2 Corinthians 5:21. What do these verses say about Jesus death on the cross? Why is this both amazing and humbling news?
Point Three: Justification
1. Define justification.
2. Read Romans 3:24-26. How are we justified? How does the cross show that God can be both just and justifier?
Point Four: Redemption
1. What does “Redeem” mean?
2. When you become a Christian, what have you been bought from and who does this?
Point Five: Propitiation
1. Read Romans 3:24-25. Define propitiation.
2. Why does the crucifixion scene in the “Passion of the Christ” movie fall short of depicting what REALLY happened to Jesus on the cross? What did Jesus experience on the cross?
Point Six: Reconciliation
1. Read Romans 5:1, 8-11 and 2 Corinthians 5:18-21. What do these verses say about reconciliation?
Point Seven: Resurrection
1. Read Romans 4:25. Why was it necessary for Jesus to be raised from the dead?
Point Eight: Imputation
1. Read Romans 4:22-24. What does it mean to have Jesus’ righteousness “imputed” to us?
2. Read Philippians 3:9. Do you have to be perfect to go to heaven? Would you rather count on your own good works or on Jesus’ perfect righteousness?
Point Nine: Regeneration
1. Read 1 Peter 1:3. Define regeneration. How does this happen?Print this Page