“You must not do, you must not even try to do, the will of the Father unless you are prepared to know the doctrine.” - C. S. Lewis
Hello Kitchen Table Theology Family! Today we are continuing our study of understanding who we are in Christ.
Bishop John Taylor Smith and Evangelist George Whitefield on the importance of regeneration (in Christ’s words “You must be born again.”)Regeneration is the work of God that gives new life to anyone who believes in Jesus as Lord and Saviour.The indwelling work of the Trinity in the life of the new believer (John 14:23). [12:31] New Creatures as a Result of Regeneration
Regeneration is the foundation upon which our total salvation is built. How Regeneration plays itself out in our lives by bearing the fruit of our salvation. [16:01] What Difference Does Regeneration Make for Our Lives?
No longer living in habitual sin (1 John 3:9) Christ-like love for othersBeginning to live a victorious life and overcome the pressures and temptations of the worldEven though we are not untouched by Satan, We are protected from Satan as Jesus continues to be our intercessory prayer warrior (Luke 22:31-34).[23:24] Closing Segment
Recovering and reviving the doctrine of RegenerationFinal words and announcements from Pastor Jeff and Jen
“Regeneration is the act of being made born again, or born from above, through the work of the Holy Spirit.” — Pastor Jeff Cranston
“Regeneration is the foundation upon which our total salvation is built. Without new life in Christ, there is no possibility of receiving the other aspects of salvation.” — Pastor Jeff Cranston
Bible Verses Mentioned:
Titus 3:5John 3:3John 3:7Matt 19:28John 14:23Romans 8:111 John 3:9Ephesians 4: 241 John 5:3-4 Luke 22:31-34
Resources Mentioned/ Footnotes:
John Taylor Smith George Whitefield
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