Bible Study Ouline on Being Born Again

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Being born again in the context of Christianity involves spiritual rebirth. Everyone of us is born in the flesh when we came out of our mother’s wombs. On the other hand, spiritual rebirth means being born again by God’s spirit. Faith itself is insufficient to get saved and obtain eternal life. True spiritual birth requires true repentance and faith in Jesus Christ. Born again Christians already die to their own selves by quitting their bad habits and live a new life in Jesus Christ. If you are a born again Christian, you will demonstrate the fruit of the Spirit.

God is a spirit and his children must worship him in truth and spirit. To worship God means to pay respect to God. In order to be born again in Christ, you must meditate on God’s words and live by his commandments. Jesus said that only those who have been born again in Christ will be able to see and enter the kingdom of God.In 1 John 2:29, everyone that do righteousness is born of God. In 1 John 3:9, a person that is born of God will not continue to live in a sinful lifestyle because the seed of God is in him. If you find youself keep on getting trapped in repeating your sin even though you want to change, you should tell it to God and ask him to give you the strength to overcome it.

A person that is born of God will demonstrate love for others (1 John 5:1). Loving others is the most important commandment in the bible as all God’s commandment hang on this commandment. To love others means to be kind, considerate and helpful to those who need your help. Serving at the church by helping in volunteering in different areas of the ministry is one way of loving others. If you love others, you will be humble, tolerant, gentle towards others. You will avoid gossiping, backbiting,grumbling, murmuring, arguing, and yelling at others.

A person who is born of God will never dis-acknowledge God even when he is being persecuted and rejected by others. Jesus said that those who love their family members more than him is not worthy of being his disciple. Anyone that is born of God will be able to overcome worldliness with their faith. Christians are not to compromise with the world in any way but let their life completely being led by the Holy Spirit.
There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him. Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother’s womb, and be born? Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again. The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit. (John 3:1-8 KJV)

He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him. (John 3:36 KJV)

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. (John 3:3 KJV)

In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will: That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ. In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory. (Ephesians 1:11-14 KJV)

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. (Galatians 2:20 KJV)

Bible Study Outline on Eating Healthy

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There are certain types of food the bible forbid us to eat including food made of blood, strangled animal and food offered to the idols. Besides, we are also to take care of our bodies by eating a healthy diet.

If you know that there is a certain food you can’t eat because of a condition, you should not eat it as it will damage your health. We should avoid eating unhealthy food such as food high in cholesterol, MSG and sugar. Your body is made to what it is right now based on the food you feed it. It may not seem at first that the junk food you eat is harming your heath, because it happens progressively. Everyone needs to eat to live but we should not indulge in eating.

Living on a healthy diet is one testimony of a good Christian. If you claim to be a Christian but often eat junks, you are not showing respect to your body as the temple of God. Your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit. Your body does not only belong to you. Our body also belong to God because God created us. Jesus died for us on the cross to redeem us. God desires to live us through the Holy Spirit. God wants us to use our bodies to give glory to him. God said that he will destroy anyone that defile the temple of God and our body is the temple of God.

Daniel would not defile his body with the meat of the king or the wine. Daniel recognized that the meat and wine served on the king’s table are forbidden by God. He challenged the guard to give him and his friends vegetables and water for 10 days. After 10 days, they looked much healthier compared to the others who were served with the royal food. In the same way, God wants us to maintain a healthy diet by eating food that are nutritious.

When God give us our bodies, he also gave us instructions on how we are to maintain it. We can find healthy diet tips recommended by nutritionists on the books and internet. We are to present our body as a living sacrifice to God, holy and acceptable God. If we are to present our bodies as a living sacrifice to God, we cannot also indulge in bad habits that reduce our physical strength. Your emotion can have effect on your health. You should not starve yourself or binge on food because of an emotional problem. The bible says a merry heat is like a medicine but a broken spirit will dry up the bone. We are to stay cheerful, rely on God in prayer, and give thanks to him in all circumstances.

 That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well. (Acts 15:29 KJV)

Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags. (Proverbs 23:20-21 KJV)

Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things. (Genesis 9:3 KJV)

And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. (Proverbs 23:2 KJV)

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. (1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV)

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s. (1 Corinthians 6:19-20 KJV)

And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat. And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so. And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. (Genesis 1:29-31 KJV)

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thine often infirmities. (1 Timothy 5:23 KJV)

And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin. (Romans 14:23 KJV)

Bible Study Outline on Being a Godly Woman

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Women needs to dress appropriately. Many advertisements show eomen dressing in sexy dresses. You should avoid dresses that expose different parts of the body. Some women like to dress in clothes that are sexy to attract men in the church. Your motive for going to the church should not be to seduce men or get a boyfriend. You should avoi
d wearing jewelry, piercings or tattoos to decorate yourself.

God does not want us to wear jewelry or expansive clothes to show off our bodies. Your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit and you must use it in a way that glorify God. You may give excuse such as you are going to the church so that you must wear nicely by putting on expansive clothes, make up and jewelry. But this is not what God want from us. What he wants us is that we worship him in trutha aYond spirit. While at the church and when worship or pastor preaching, you should avoid talking, eating, talking on phone as doing these show that you don’t respect God’s presence.

You should not use your charm or beauty to get something or get someone to do something for you as this is lying. Christians cannot tell lies. You must always use your wisdom and not tell lies no matter in what circumstances. Lying is a sin. Parents must never tell lies to their children to persuade them to do something. You must use the wisdom that God gave you to persuade the child to do what you want instead of lying. Christians are to be honest with everyone. God knows everything we do or say and we cannot hide anything from GOd.

A godly woman is humble and always think of others first over herself. You must not be proud or be controlling over others. You must be gentle and willing to admit your mistake when you do wrong. Pride is no good. Pride is one of the primary factor that cause a person’s downfall. If you want to be successful, you must be humble. You must always serve others instead of being lazy and wait for others to help you.

A godly woman must submit to her husband and do what he says. You should respect your husband in every decision he make instead of trying to control him. Husbands and wives are to love one another and take into account each others’ needs.

For the man is not of the woman: but the woman of the man. Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man. (1 Corinthians 11:8-9 KJV)

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God. (1 Corinthians 11:3 KJV)

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives. (1 Peter 3:1 KJV)

The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed. (Titus 2:3-5 KJV)

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants’ ships; she bringeth her food from afar. She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy. She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet. She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple. Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant. Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come. She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all. Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates. (Proverbs 31:10-31 KJV)

Bible Study Outline on Being More Than a Conqueror in Christ

We are More Than Conquerors in Christ

 

 

More than 2000 years ago, Jesus had bore all our iniquities and weaknesses on the cross. Jesus had conquered it all for us on the cross so that we can become a conqueror in Christ. If Jesus did not die on the cross for us, we will not be able to receive the forgiveness of sins. If we don’t have the forgiveness of sins, we will not be able to come before God and we will still be sinners. Because of the nature of sin, there is a wall between us and God because God is holy and he doesn’t like sin.

 

Once your sins are washed away by the blood of Jesus Christ, you will be able to stand before God as spotless and blameless, just as if you have not sin. Whoever that conquers the trials and tribulations in life will be given a white garment in heaven. God will never blot out his name but acknowledge you before the Father God and the angels (Revelation 3:5). Now that Jesus had died for us on the cross, our relationship with God is reconciled. Anyone who confess Jesus as lord and believe that God raised him from the dead can be saved (Romans 10:9).

 

Surrender Your Problems to God

 

The difference between Christians and pagans is that we have God’s grace. Whenever you need help, you can call on God and he will help you (Romans 10:13). In whatever problem you face, you should make God as your refuge. You should always talk to God about your problem and spend time in prayer. Prayer can change things if you are patient and persistent (Psalm 62:7). If you rely on God, God will give you strength to face your problem (Philippians 4:13). Everyone who is born of God and have faith in him will overcomes the world (1 John 5:4).

 

Sometimes problem happens because God wants to teach us a lesson but most people won’t be able to see this themselves. Problem happens so that God can mold us into more like the image of Christ and walk on the path of righteousness. Sometimes, we are heading in the wrong direction yet we think we are doing the will of God so God put problem in our lives so that we can think and turn back on the right track.

 

 

Put on the Full Armor of God

 

Christians must always put on the full armor of God so that we will stand when the day of evil comes. We must always keep watch and pray so that we will be able to escape that is going to take place. In Luke 21:36, watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man. In 1 Corinthians 10:12-13, Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall. There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. In Jude 1:24, now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy. In James 4:7, submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

 

We must loins girt about with truth. We must always walk in the word of God, God’s truth. In John 4:24, God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. In 2 Thessalonians 2:10, and with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. In Colossians 3:8, but now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth

 

We must put on the breastplate of righteousness. In 1 Kings 3:9, Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people? In Psalm 72:2, he shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment. In Psalm 94:15, but judgment shall return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it. In Proverbs 2:7-8, he layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly. He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.

 

Our feet must be shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace. In Ephesians 6:15, and your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace. In Romans 10:15, and how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things! In 1 Corinthians 9:16, for though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!

 

We must take the shield of faith to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. We must always have faith in God. Without faith, it is impossible to please God. If you don’t have faith, the enemy can easily attack you. You must recognize your position as the child of God and always believe in him. In Hebrews 11:1, now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. In Hebrews 11:6, but without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him

 

We must wear the helmet of salvation. We must always focus on Jesus Christ, which means salvation. In whatever problem you face, you should seek help from Jesus Christ. In Matthew 11:28, come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. In Acts 4:12, neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. In Ephesians 1:13, in whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise.

 

We must wield ourselves with the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. We must fill ourselves with the word of God and walk in his commandments. The word of God is in the bible so we must read the bible regularly. If you don’t read and study the bible, you will not be able to equip yourself with the word of God. In Hebrews 4:12, for the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. In 2 John 1:9, whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.