3.1 Memorize: Hebrews 6:1-3, 9
Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrines of Christ, let us go on to perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith towards God, Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment … But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak.
1. What is the main reason why Christianity seemingly “doesn’t work”?
2. How are Christians made heirs of God?
3. How many Greek words are translated into the English as “children”?
4. What word is translated as “children” in Galatians 4:1-3?
5. What is the import of Hebrews 6:1-3?
Make a detailed study of Col. 3:1-15 and list the practical directives given the child of God.
three characteristics of maturity are:
Bloom: A healthy mature plant arrays itself in color. Question: Are you attractive to others?
Fruit: A healthy mature plant produces food. Question: Do other people feed off of you?
Seed: A healthy mature plant reproduces itself through seed. Question: Do you replicate yourself in the lives of others?
I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing … Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples. – John 15:5, 8
Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection … – Hebrews 6:1