Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

I Am Saved Now What!?

277 views

Published on

Received salvation from God? The next step is to grow spiritually.

Published in: Spiritual
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

I Am Saved Now What!?

  1. 1. PHILIPPIANS 2:5-13/ ROMANS 8:29
  2. 2. We are created & saved to become like Christ. God’s ultimate goal for our life on earth is the development of our Christ- like character. God wants His children to bear His image and likeness. He want us to grow & mature spiritually. Christ- likeness is all about transforming our character not our personality.
  3. 3. A. JESUS, OUR SAVIOR AND LORD. 1. SAVIOR (REDEEMER)-He saves us from the power & punishment of sin. 2. LORD (SOVEREIGN RULER)-He has the right & authority over our lives.We assume the position of follow ship-to obey & follow Him. B. Salvation is not based on what we do, it is based on what Jesus did. (Gal 2:16/Eph 2:8- 9/Titus 3:5)
  4. 4. A. We Must Cooperate WithThe Holy Spirit’s Work. (2Cor 3:18) 1. Put off your old self & put on the new self. (Eph 4:20-24) 2. Allow the Holy Spirit to direct our ways.
  5. 5. B. God Uses His Word, People & CircumstancesTo Mold Us. 1. God’s Word-provides the truth. 2. God’s people-provides the support. 3. Circumstances- provides the environment we need to practice Christ likeness.
  6. 6. C. Becoming Like Christ Is A Long, Slow Process. (Eph 4:13) 1.We are God’s work in progress. 2. Character development is a lifelong process.
  7. 7. A. Live out the life of Christ. (Mt 5:16) B. Sending a message of salvation by being obedient to His will. (As a believer, we have a powerful resources which energize or enabling us to do God’s purpose in our lives. (Phil 2:13)
  8. 8. God’s good pleasure is to follow Him and become Christ-like. Becoming like Christ must be the goal of every believer. Becoming like Christ must also be our immediate responsibility, our greatest privileges and our final destiny.

×