Our Responsibility to the Gospel
Point One: Belief/Faith in Jesus Christ
1. Read John 3:16. What is the responsibility of people to the gospel?
2. What or who are you currently trusting in for your salvation?
3. Read Acts 16:31. What does this verse say about believing? Who has the authority?
4. Read John 3:18. What does the bible say about those who don’t believe?
Point Two: Repent
1. Read Acts 17:30-31. According to these verses what does God command everyone in the world to do? Is this optional?
2. What does it mean to “repent”?
3. Read Mark 1:15. What was Jesus’ command as he began his ministry?
Our Responsibility as Unbelievers to the Gospel
Point One: Know the Gospel ourselves
- How did Pat’s of being “in diapers” illustrate this point?
- Read Romans 1:15. What was the Apostle Paul eager to do for the new believers in Rome?
- How well do you feel you know the gospel? If asked, would you be able to proclaim the gospel with your huddle?
Point Two: See the Gospel as most important
1. Read 1 Corinthians 15:1-3. What does this verse say about the gospel? Be honest, is this the most important thing in your life? What has been more important?
Point Three: Resolve yourself to stick to the Gospel
1. Read 1 Corinthians 2:1-5. Why is it important to stick to the gospel and not try to manipulate or sell unbelievers a “product”?
2. According to these verses, how did Paul preach the gospel? Why?
Point Four: Defend the Gospel when necessary
1. What are some situations in which you may need to defend the Gospel?
Point Five: Show the life that the Gospel produces
1. Read Titus 2:11-14 and Ephesians 2:8-9. Why should believers be eager to do good works?
Point Six: Be Assured…if you should be.
1. Read Matthew 7:21-24 and 2 Corinthians 13:5. What do these verses say about assurance?
2. Are you assured of your salvation? On what basis? (Homework: Read 1 John for test of assurance)
3. Whose role is it to assure people of their salvation?