12 Foundation12 Foundation
StonesStones
of Christian Faithof Christian Faith
Lesson 01: WhatLesson 01: What
Foundation?Fou...
Q1:Q1:
What is a good analogy forWhat is a good analogy for
your spiritual life?your spiritual life?
It’s like …It’s like …
Q1: What is a good analogyQ1: What is a good analogy
for your spiritual life? It’sfor your spiritual life? It’s
like …like...
Matthew 7: (Jesus said,) 24 “ThereforeMatthew 7: (Jesus said,) 24 “Therefore
everyone who hears these words of mine andeve...
Q2:Q2:
What are the two choices ofWhat are the two choices of
locations for your building’slocations for your building’s
f...
Q2: What are the two choices ofQ2: What are the two choices of
locations for your building’slocations for your building’s
...
Luke 6: (Jesus said,) 46 “Why do you call me,Luke 6: (Jesus said,) 46 “Why do you call me,
‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do wha...
4646 「你们为什麽称呼我『主啊,主「你们为什麽称呼我『主啊,主
啊,』却不遵我的话行呢?啊,』却不遵我的话行呢? 4747 凡凡
到我这里来,听见我的话就去行的到我这里来,听见我的话就去行的
,我要告诉你们他像什麽人:,我要告诉你们他像什麽...
Q3:Q3:
What are your choices forWhat are your choices for
building materials, and howbuilding materials, and how
will each...
Q3: What are your choices for buildingQ3: What are your choices for building
materials, and how will each endure themateri...
V3: I Corinthians 3:12 If any man buildsV3: I Corinthians 3:12 If any man builds
on this foundation using gold, silver,on ...
Q4:Q4:
Does the Bible directly sayDoes the Bible directly say
which things make up awhich things make up a
solid spiritual...
Q4: Does the Bible directly say whichQ4: Does the Bible directly say which
things make up a solid spiritualthings make up ...
Hebrews 6:1-3 Therefore let us leaveHebrews 6:1-3 Therefore let us leave
the elementary teachings aboutthe elementary teac...
11 所以,我们应当离开所以,我们应当离开
基督道理的开端,竭力基督道理的开端,竭力
进到完全的地步,不必进到完全的地步,不必
再立根基,就如那懊悔再立根基,就如那懊悔
死行,信靠神、死行,信靠神、 22 各各
样洗礼、按手之礼、死样洗礼、按手...
Q5:Q5:
Who can help you to buildWho can help you to build
your building?your building?
Q5: Who can help you to build yourQ5: Who can help you to build your
building?building?
A5: God, apostles, prophets,A5: Go...
Hebrews 3:3 Jesus has been foundHebrews 3:3 Jesus has been found
worthy of greater honor than Moses,worthy of greater hono...
Ephesians 4:11 It was he who gaveEphesians 4:11 It was he who gave
some to be apostles, some to besome to be apostles, som...
I Corinthians 3:10 By theI Corinthians 3:10 By the
grace God has given me, Igrace God has given me, I
laid a foundation as...
Q6:Q6:
Is building your spiritualIs building your spiritual
house a one-time event orhouse a one-time event or
continuous ...
Q6: Is building your spiritual house aQ6: Is building your spiritual house a
one-time event or continuousone-time event or...
Acts 20: (Paul said,) 24Acts 20: (Paul said,) 24
However, I consider my lifeHowever, I consider my life
worth nothing to m...
Q7:Q7:
How important is it to build aHow important is it to build a
strong spiritual house?strong spiritual house?
Q7: How important is it toQ7: How important is it to
build a strong spiritualbuild a strong spiritual
house?house?
A7: The...
I Corinthians 3:13 his work will beI Corinthians 3:13 his work will be
shown for what it is, because theshown for what it ...
Q8:Q8:
How can you prepare for aHow can you prepare for a
comfortable afterlife whencomfortable afterlife when
your life o...
Q8: How can you prepare for aQ8: How can you prepare for a
comfortable afterlife when your life oncomfortable afterlife wh...
John 3:16 “For God so loved theJohn 3:16 “For God so loved the
world that he gave his one andworld that he gave his one an...
Matthew 25:34 “Then the King will say toMatthew 25:34 “Then the King will say to
those on his right, ‘Come, you who aretho...
Q9:Q9:
Who has gone throughWho has gone through
physical death and reportedphysical death and reported
on the other side?o...
Q9: Who has gone through physicalQ9: Who has gone through physical
death and reported on the other side?death and reported...
Revelation 1: 17 When I saw himRevelation 1: 17 When I saw him
(Jesus), I fell at his feet as(Jesus), I fell at his feet a...
Q10:Q10:
How long will the afterlifeHow long will the afterlife
last?last?
Q10: How long will the afterlife last?Q10: How long will the afterlife last?
A10: foreverA10: forever
R10: Daniel 12:2,3 a...
Daniel 12: 2 Multitudes whoDaniel 12: 2 Multitudes who
sleep in the dust of the earthsleep in the dust of the earth
will a...
John 7 (Jesus said) 56 Whoever eatsJohn 7 (Jesus said) 56 Whoever eats
my flesh and drinks my bloodmy flesh and drinks my ...
Q11:Q11:
Why is the Holy Bible the onlyWhy is the Holy Bible the only
reliable source of spiritualreliable source of spiri...
Q11: Why is the Holy Bible the onlyQ11: Why is the Holy Bible the only
reliable source of spiritual buildingreliable sourc...
2 Timothy 3: 16 All Scripture2 Timothy 3: 16 All Scripture
is God-breathed and isis God-breathed and is
useful for teachin...
Revelation 22: 18 I warn everyoneRevelation 22: 18 I warn everyone
who hears the words of thewho hears the words of the
pr...
Q12:Q12:
Where is Jesus now and whatWhere is Jesus now and what
is He doing?is He doing?
Q12: Where is Jesus now and what is HeQ12: Where is Jesus now and what is He
doing?doing?
A12: in heaven, preparingA12: in...
John 14 (Jesus said) 2 In myJohn 14 (Jesus said) 2 In my
Father’s house are manyFather’s house are many
rooms; if it were ...
Revelation 21:10 He carried me away in theRevelation 21:10 He carried me away in the
Spirit to a great and high mountain, ...
1010 我被圣灵感动,天使就带我到一我被圣灵感动,天使就带我到一
座高大的山,将那由神那里、从天座高大的山,将那由神那里、从天
而降的圣城耶路撒冷指示我。而降的圣城耶路撒冷指示我。 1111
城中有神的荣耀;城的光辉如同极城中有神的荣耀;城的...
Hebrews 6:1-3Hebrews 6:1-3
12 Foundation Stones12 Foundation Stones
1.1. Repentance from dead worksRepentance from dead wo...
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  1. 1. 12 Foundation12 Foundation StonesStones of Christian Faithof Christian Faith Lesson 01: WhatLesson 01: What Foundation?Foundation? RLBruderick, Oct. 13, 2010RLBruderick, Oct. 13, 2010
  2. 2. Q1:Q1: What is a good analogy forWhat is a good analogy for your spiritual life?your spiritual life? It’s like …It’s like …
  3. 3. Q1: What is a good analogyQ1: What is a good analogy for your spiritual life? It’sfor your spiritual life? It’s like …like … A1: building a houseA1: building a house R1: Matthew 7:24-27R1: Matthew 7:24-27
  4. 4. Matthew 7: (Jesus said,) 24 “ThereforeMatthew 7: (Jesus said,) 24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine andeveryone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise manputs them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rainwho built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the windscame down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it didblew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on thenot fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. 26 But everyone who hears theserock. 26 But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them intowords of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built hispractice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand. 27 The rain came down, thehouse on sand. 27 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beatstreams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a greatagainst that house, and it fell with a great crash.” (NIV)crash.” (NIV)
  5. 5. Q2:Q2: What are the two choices ofWhat are the two choices of locations for your building’slocations for your building’s foundation, and what doesfoundation, and what does each represent?each represent?
  6. 6. Q2: What are the two choices ofQ2: What are the two choices of locations for your building’slocations for your building’s foundation, and what does eachfoundation, and what does each represent?represent? A2: a rock – comes to, listensA2: a rock – comes to, listens to and practices Jesus’to and practices Jesus’ words; or the sand – hearswords; or the sand – hears but doesn’t practice thebut doesn’t practice the words of Jesuswords of Jesus R2: Luke 6:46-49R2: Luke 6:46-49
  7. 7. Luke 6: (Jesus said,) 46 “Why do you call me,Luke 6: (Jesus said,) 46 “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say? 47 I‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say? 47 I will show you what he is like who comes towill show you what he is like who comes to me and hears my words and puts them intome and hears my words and puts them into practice. 48 He is like a man building apractice. 48 He is like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid thehouse, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock. When a flood came, thefoundation on rock. When a flood came, the torrent struck that house but could not shaketorrent struck that house but could not shake it, because it was well built. 49 But the oneit, because it was well built. 49 But the one who hears my words and does not put themwho hears my words and does not put them into practice is like a man who built a houseinto practice is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. Theon the ground without a foundation. The moment the torrent struck that house, itmoment the torrent struck that house, it collapsed and its destruction was complete.”collapsed and its destruction was complete.” (NIV)(NIV)
  8. 8. 4646 「你们为什麽称呼我『主啊,主「你们为什麽称呼我『主啊,主 啊,』却不遵我的话行呢?啊,』却不遵我的话行呢? 4747 凡凡 到我这里来,听见我的话就去行的到我这里来,听见我的话就去行的 ,我要告诉你们他像什麽人:,我要告诉你们他像什麽人: 4848 他像一个人盖房子,深深的挖地,他像一个人盖房子,深深的挖地, 把根基安在磐石上;到发大水的时把根基安在磐石上;到发大水的时 候,水冲那房子,房子总不能摇动候,水冲那房子,房子总不能摇动 ,因为根基立在磐石上(有古卷:,因为根基立在磐石上(有古卷: 因为盖造得好)。因为盖造得好)。 4949 惟有听见不惟有听见不 去行的,就像一个人在土地上盖房去行的,就像一个人在土地上盖房 子,没有根基;水一冲,随即倒塌子,没有根基;水一冲,随即倒塌 了,并且那房子坏的很大。」
  9. 9. Q3:Q3: What are your choices forWhat are your choices for building materials, and howbuilding materials, and how will each endure the qualitywill each endure the quality test?test?
  10. 10. Q3: What are your choices for buildingQ3: What are your choices for building materials, and how will each endure thematerials, and how will each endure the quality test?quality test? A3: gold, silver and costlyA3: gold, silver and costly stones will be purified;stones will be purified; wood, hay and straw will bewood, hay and straw will be consumedconsumed R3: I Corinthians 3:12-14R3: I Corinthians 3:12-14
  11. 11. V3: I Corinthians 3:12 If any man buildsV3: I Corinthians 3:12 If any man builds on this foundation using gold, silver,on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or straw, 13costly stones, wood, hay or straw, 13 his work will be shown for what it is,his work will be shown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. Itbecause the Day will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the firewill be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each man’s work.will test the quality of each man’s work. 14 If what he has built survives, he will14 If what he has built survives, he will receive his reward. 15 If it is burned up,receive his reward. 15 If it is burned up, he will suffer loss; he himself will behe will suffer loss; he himself will be saved, but only as one escapingsaved, but only as one escaping through the flames. (NIV)through the flames. (NIV)
  12. 12. Q4:Q4: Does the Bible directly sayDoes the Bible directly say which things make up awhich things make up a solid spiritual foundation?solid spiritual foundation?
  13. 13. Q4: Does the Bible directly say whichQ4: Does the Bible directly say which things make up a solid spiritualthings make up a solid spiritual foundation?foundation? A4: Yes, the Bible’s Book ofA4: Yes, the Bible’s Book of Hebrews gives a clear list, includingHebrews gives a clear list, including repentance, faith, baptisms (plural),repentance, faith, baptisms (plural), laying on of hands, resurrection oflaying on of hands, resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.the dead, and eternal judgment. These are also called elementaryThese are also called elementary teachings - just the basics.teachings - just the basics. R4: Hebrews 6R4: Hebrews 6
  14. 14. Hebrews 6:1-3 Therefore let us leaveHebrews 6:1-3 Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings aboutthe elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, notChrist and go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation oflaying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead torepentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, 2death, and of faith in God, 2 instruction about baptisms, theinstruction about baptisms, the laying on of hands, thelaying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, andresurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. 3 And Godeternal judgment. 3 And God permitting, we will do so. (NIV)permitting, we will do so. (NIV)
  15. 15. 11 所以,我们应当离开所以,我们应当离开 基督道理的开端,竭力基督道理的开端,竭力 进到完全的地步,不必进到完全的地步,不必 再立根基,就如那懊悔再立根基,就如那懊悔 死行,信靠神、死行,信靠神、 22 各各 样洗礼、按手之礼、死样洗礼、按手之礼、死 人复活,以及永远审判人复活,以及永远审判
  16. 16. Q5:Q5: Who can help you to buildWho can help you to build your building?your building?
  17. 17. Q5: Who can help you to build yourQ5: Who can help you to build your building?building? A5: God, apostles, prophets,A5: God, apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors,evangelists, pastors, teachers, and just anyoneteachers, and just anyone R5: Hebrews 3:3-6;R5: Hebrews 3:3-6; Ephesians 4:11,12 and IEphesians 4:11,12 and I Corinthians 3:10Corinthians 3:10
  18. 18. Hebrews 3:3 Jesus has been foundHebrews 3:3 Jesus has been found worthy of greater honor than Moses,worthy of greater honor than Moses, just as the builder of a house hasjust as the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself. 4greater honor than the house itself. 4 For every house is built by someone,For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything. 5but God is the builder of everything. 5 Moses was faithful as a servant in allMoses was faithful as a servant in all God’s house, testifying to what wouldGod’s house, testifying to what would be said in the future. 6 But Christ isbe said in the future. 6 But Christ is faithful as a son over God’s house. Andfaithful as a son over God’s house. And we are his house, if we hold on to ourwe are his house, if we hold on to our courage and the hope of which wecourage and the hope of which we boast. (NIV)boast. (NIV) Hebrews 3:3 Jesus has been foundHebrews 3:3 Jesus has been found worthy of greater honor than Moses,worthy of greater honor than Moses, just as the builder of a house hasjust as the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself. 4greater honor than the house itself. 4 For every house is built by someone,For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything. 5but God is the builder of everything. 5 Moses was faithful as a servant in allMoses was faithful as a servant in all God’s house, testifying to what wouldGod’s house, testifying to what would be said in the future. 6 But Christ isbe said in the future. 6 But Christ is faithful as a son over God’s house. Andfaithful as a son over God’s house. And we are his house, if we hold on to ourwe are his house, if we hold on to our courage and the hope of which wecourage and the hope of which we boast. (NIV)boast. (NIV)
  19. 19. Ephesians 4:11 It was he who gaveEphesians 4:11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to besome to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists,prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors andand some to be pastors and teachers, 12 to prepare God’steachers, 12 to prepare God’s people for works of service, so thatpeople for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built upthe body of Christ may be built up (NIV)(NIV) Ephesians 4:11 It was he who gaveEphesians 4:11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to besome to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists,prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors andand some to be pastors and teachers, 12 to prepare God’steachers, 12 to prepare God’s people for works of service, so thatpeople for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built upthe body of Christ may be built up (NIV)(NIV)
  20. 20. I Corinthians 3:10 By theI Corinthians 3:10 By the grace God has given me, Igrace God has given me, I laid a foundation as anlaid a foundation as an expert builder, and someoneexpert builder, and someone else is building on it. Butelse is building on it. But each one should be carefuleach one should be careful how he builds. (NIV)how he builds. (NIV) I Corinthians 3:10 By theI Corinthians 3:10 By the grace God has given me, Igrace God has given me, I laid a foundation as anlaid a foundation as an expert builder, and someoneexpert builder, and someone else is building on it. Butelse is building on it. But each one should be carefuleach one should be careful how he builds. (NIV)how he builds. (NIV)
  21. 21. Q6:Q6: Is building your spiritualIs building your spiritual house a one-time event orhouse a one-time event or continuous throughout yourcontinuous throughout your life?life?
  22. 22. Q6: Is building your spiritual house aQ6: Is building your spiritual house a one-time event or continuousone-time event or continuous throughout your life?throughout your life? A6: As long as you live, youA6: As long as you live, you are building your spiritualare building your spiritual house. It is an unfinishedhouse. It is an unfinished task throughout your entiretask throughout your entire life on Earth.life on Earth. R6: Acts 20:24R6: Acts 20:24
  23. 23. Acts 20: (Paul said,) 24Acts 20: (Paul said,) 24 However, I consider my lifeHowever, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only Iworth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race andmay finish the race and complete the task the Lordcomplete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—theJesus has given me—the task of testifying to thetask of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace. (NIV)gospel of God’s grace. (NIV) Acts 20: (Paul said,) 24Acts 20: (Paul said,) 24 However, I consider my lifeHowever, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only Iworth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race andmay finish the race and complete the task the Lordcomplete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—theJesus has given me—the task of testifying to thetask of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace. (NIV)gospel of God’s grace. (NIV)
  24. 24. Q7:Q7: How important is it to build aHow important is it to build a strong spiritual house?strong spiritual house?
  25. 25. Q7: How important is it toQ7: How important is it to build a strong spiritualbuild a strong spiritual house?house? A7: The strength and qualityA7: The strength and quality of your spiritual houseof your spiritual house determines your reward ondetermines your reward on Judgment Day.Judgment Day. R7: I Corinthians 3:13-15R7: I Corinthians 3:13-15
  26. 26. I Corinthians 3:13 his work will beI Corinthians 3:13 his work will be shown for what it is, because theshown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. It will beDay will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the fire willrevealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each man’stest the quality of each man’s work. 14 If what he has builtwork. 14 If what he has built survives, he will receive hissurvives, he will receive his reward. 15 If it is burned up, he willreward. 15 If it is burned up, he will suffer loss; he himself will besuffer loss; he himself will be saved, but only as one escapingsaved, but only as one escaping through the flames. (NIV)through the flames. (NIV) I Corinthians 3:13 his work will beI Corinthians 3:13 his work will be shown for what it is, because theshown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. It will beDay will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the fire willrevealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each man’stest the quality of each man’s work. 14 If what he has builtwork. 14 If what he has built survives, he will receive hissurvives, he will receive his reward. 15 If it is burned up, he willreward. 15 If it is burned up, he will suffer loss; he himself will besuffer loss; he himself will be saved, but only as one escapingsaved, but only as one escaping through the flames. (NIV)through the flames. (NIV)
  27. 27. Q8:Q8: How can you prepare for aHow can you prepare for a comfortable afterlife whencomfortable afterlife when your life on Earth ends?your life on Earth ends?
  28. 28. Q8: How can you prepare for aQ8: How can you prepare for a comfortable afterlife when your life oncomfortable afterlife when your life on Earth ends?Earth ends? A8: Believe in and activelyA8: Believe in and actively love Jesus Christ, God’slove Jesus Christ, God’s Son, and when this life isSon, and when this life is over, you will be welcomedover, you will be welcomed into heaven.into heaven. R8: John 3:16 and Matthew 25:34R8: John 3:16 and Matthew 25:34
  29. 29. John 3:16 “For God so loved theJohn 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one andworld that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believesonly Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but havein him shall not perish but have eternal life. (NIV)eternal life. (NIV) John 3:16 “For God so loved theJohn 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one andworld that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believesonly Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but havein him shall not perish but have eternal life. (NIV)eternal life. (NIV)
  30. 30. Matthew 25:34 “Then the King will say toMatthew 25:34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who arethose on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take yourblessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared forinheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. 35you since the creation of the world. 35 For I was hungry and you gave meFor I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and yousomething to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was agave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36 Istranger and you invited me in, 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, Ineeded clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I waswas sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’in prison and you came to visit me.’ (NIV)(NIV) Matthew 25:34 “Then the King will say toMatthew 25:34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who arethose on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take yourblessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared forinheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. 35you since the creation of the world. 35 For I was hungry and you gave meFor I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and yousomething to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was agave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36 Istranger and you invited me in, 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, Ineeded clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I waswas sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’in prison and you came to visit me.’ (NIV)(NIV)
  31. 31. Q9:Q9: Who has gone throughWho has gone through physical death and reportedphysical death and reported on the other side?on the other side?
  32. 32. Q9: Who has gone through physicalQ9: Who has gone through physical death and reported on the other side?death and reported on the other side? A9: Jesus ChristA9: Jesus Christ R9: Revelation 1:17,18R9: Revelation 1:17,18
  33. 33. Revelation 1: 17 When I saw himRevelation 1: 17 When I saw him (Jesus), I fell at his feet as(Jesus), I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placedthough dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said:his right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid. I am the First“Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. 18 I am the Livingand the Last. 18 I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold IOne; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! Andam alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death andI hold the keys of death and Hades. (NIV)Hades. (NIV) Revelation 1: 17 When I saw himRevelation 1: 17 When I saw him (Jesus), I fell at his feet as(Jesus), I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placedthough dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said:his right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid. I am the First“Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. 18 I am the Livingand the Last. 18 I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold IOne; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! Andam alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death andI hold the keys of death and Hades. (NIV)Hades. (NIV)
  34. 34. Q10:Q10: How long will the afterlifeHow long will the afterlife last?last?
  35. 35. Q10: How long will the afterlife last?Q10: How long will the afterlife last? A10: foreverA10: forever R10: Daniel 12:2,3 and John 7:56-58R10: Daniel 12:2,3 and John 7:56-58
  36. 36. Daniel 12: 2 Multitudes whoDaniel 12: 2 Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earthsleep in the dust of the earth will awake: some to everlastingwill awake: some to everlasting life, others to shame andlife, others to shame and everlasting contempt. 3 Thoseeverlasting contempt. 3 Those who are wise will shine like thewho are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, andbrightness of the heavens, and those who lead many tothose who lead many to righteousness, like the stars forrighteousness, like the stars for ever and ever. (NIV)ever and ever. (NIV) Daniel 12: 2 Multitudes whoDaniel 12: 2 Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earthsleep in the dust of the earth will awake: some to everlastingwill awake: some to everlasting life, others to shame andlife, others to shame and everlasting contempt. 3 Thoseeverlasting contempt. 3 Those who are wise will shine like thewho are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, andbrightness of the heavens, and those who lead many tothose who lead many to righteousness, like the stars forrighteousness, like the stars for ever and ever. (NIV)ever and ever. (NIV)
  37. 37. John 7 (Jesus said) 56 Whoever eatsJohn 7 (Jesus said) 56 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my bloodmy flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in him. 57 Justremains in me, and I in him. 57 Just as the living Father sent me and Ias the living Father sent me and I live because of the Father, so thelive because of the Father, so the one who feeds on me will liveone who feeds on me will live because of me. 58 This is the breadbecause of me. 58 This is the bread that came down from heaven. Yourthat came down from heaven. Your forefathers ate manna and died,forefathers ate manna and died, but he who feeds on this bread willbut he who feeds on this bread will live forever.” (NIV)live forever.” (NIV) John 7 (Jesus said) 56 Whoever eatsJohn 7 (Jesus said) 56 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my bloodmy flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in him. 57 Justremains in me, and I in him. 57 Just as the living Father sent me and Ias the living Father sent me and I live because of the Father, so thelive because of the Father, so the one who feeds on me will liveone who feeds on me will live because of me. 58 This is the breadbecause of me. 58 This is the bread that came down from heaven. Yourthat came down from heaven. Your forefathers ate manna and died,forefathers ate manna and died, but he who feeds on this bread willbut he who feeds on this bread will live forever.” (NIV)live forever.” (NIV)
  38. 38. Q11:Q11: Why is the Holy Bible the onlyWhy is the Holy Bible the only reliable source of spiritualreliable source of spiritual building instruction?building instruction?
  39. 39. Q11: Why is the Holy Bible the onlyQ11: Why is the Holy Bible the only reliable source of spiritual buildingreliable source of spiritual building instruction?instruction? A11: because it came fromA11: because it came from God’s mouth (you canGod’s mouth (you can translate it, but don’t daretranslate it, but don’t dare change it)change it) R11: 2 Timothy 3:16,17 & Revelation 22:18,19R11: 2 Timothy 3:16,17 & Revelation 22:18,19
  40. 40. 2 Timothy 3: 16 All Scripture2 Timothy 3: 16 All Scripture is God-breathed and isis God-breathed and is useful for teaching,useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting andrebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17training in righteousness, 17 so that the man of God mayso that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped forbe thoroughly equipped for every good work. (NIV)every good work. (NIV) 2 Timothy 3: 16 All Scripture2 Timothy 3: 16 All Scripture is God-breathed and isis God-breathed and is useful for teaching,useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting andrebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17training in righteousness, 17 so that the man of God mayso that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped forbe thoroughly equipped for every good work. (NIV)every good work. (NIV)
  41. 41. Revelation 22: 18 I warn everyoneRevelation 22: 18 I warn everyone who hears the words of thewho hears the words of the prophecy of this book: If anyoneprophecy of this book: If anyone adds anything to them, God willadds anything to them, God will add to him the plagues describedadd to him the plagues described in this book. 19 And if anyonein this book. 19 And if anyone takes words away from this booktakes words away from this book of prophecy, God will take awayof prophecy, God will take away from him his share in the tree offrom him his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which arelife and in the holy city, which are described in this book. (NIV)described in this book. (NIV) Revelation 22: 18 I warn everyoneRevelation 22: 18 I warn everyone who hears the words of thewho hears the words of the prophecy of this book: If anyoneprophecy of this book: If anyone adds anything to them, God willadds anything to them, God will add to him the plagues describedadd to him the plagues described in this book. 19 And if anyonein this book. 19 And if anyone takes words away from this booktakes words away from this book of prophecy, God will take awayof prophecy, God will take away from him his share in the tree offrom him his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which arelife and in the holy city, which are described in this book. (NIV)described in this book. (NIV)
  42. 42. Q12:Q12: Where is Jesus now and whatWhere is Jesus now and what is He doing?is He doing?
  43. 43. Q12: Where is Jesus now and what is HeQ12: Where is Jesus now and what is He doing?doing? A12: in heaven, preparingA12: in heaven, preparing rooms for His followersrooms for His followers R12: John 14:2,3R12: John 14:2,3
  44. 44. John 14 (Jesus said) 2 In myJohn 14 (Jesus said) 2 In my Father’s house are manyFather’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I wouldrooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going therehave told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. 3to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a placeAnd if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back andfor you, I will come back and take you to be with me that youtake you to be with me that you also may be where I am. (NIV)also may be where I am. (NIV) John 14 (Jesus said) 2 In myJohn 14 (Jesus said) 2 In my Father’s house are manyFather’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I wouldrooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going therehave told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. 3to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a placeAnd if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back andfor you, I will come back and take you to be with me that youtake you to be with me that you also may be where I am. (NIV)also may be where I am. (NIV)
  45. 45. Revelation 21:10 He carried me away in theRevelation 21:10 He carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, andSpirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, comingshowed me the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, 11 having thedown out of heaven from God, 11 having the glory of God. Her light was like a mostglory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone,precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal; 12 having a great and highclear as crystal; 12 having a great and high wall; having twelve gates, and at the gateswall; having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names written on them,twelve angels; and names written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of thewhich are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel. 13 On the east were threechildren of Israel. 13 On the east were three gates; and on the north three gates; and ongates; and on the north three gates; and on the south three gates; and on the west threethe south three gates; and on the west three gates. 14 The wall of the city had twelvegates. 14 The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of thefoundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.twelve Apostles of the Lamb. Revelation 21:10 He carried me away in theRevelation 21:10 He carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, andSpirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, comingshowed me the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, 11 having thedown out of heaven from God, 11 having the glory of God. Her light was like a mostglory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone,precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal; 12 having a great and highclear as crystal; 12 having a great and high wall; having twelve gates, and at the gateswall; having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names written on them,twelve angels; and names written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of thewhich are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel. 13 On the east were threechildren of Israel. 13 On the east were three gates; and on the north three gates; and ongates; and on the north three gates; and on the south three gates; and on the west threethe south three gates; and on the west three gates. 14 The wall of the city had twelvegates. 14 The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of thefoundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.twelve Apostles of the Lamb.
  46. 46. 1010 我被圣灵感动,天使就带我到一我被圣灵感动,天使就带我到一 座高大的山,将那由神那里、从天座高大的山,将那由神那里、从天 而降的圣城耶路撒冷指示我。而降的圣城耶路撒冷指示我。 1111 城中有神的荣耀;城的光辉如同极城中有神的荣耀;城的光辉如同极 贵的宝石,好像碧玉,明如水晶。贵的宝石,好像碧玉,明如水晶。 1212 有高大的墙,有十二个门,门有高大的墙,有十二个门,门 上有十二位天使;门上又写著以色上有十二位天使;门上又写著以色 列十二个支派的名字。列十二个支派的名字。 1313 东边有东边有 三门、北边有三门、南边有三门、三门、北边有三门、南边有三门、 西边有三门。西边有三门。 1414 城墙有十二根基城墙有十二根基 ,根基上有羔羊十二使徒的名字。,根基上有羔羊十二使徒的名字。 1010 我被圣灵感动,天使就带我到一我被圣灵感动,天使就带我到一 座高大的山,将那由神那里、从天座高大的山,将那由神那里、从天 而降的圣城耶路撒冷指示我。而降的圣城耶路撒冷指示我。 1111 城中有神的荣耀;城的光辉如同极城中有神的荣耀;城的光辉如同极 贵的宝石,好像碧玉,明如水晶。贵的宝石,好像碧玉,明如水晶。 1212 有高大的墙,有十二个门,门有高大的墙,有十二个门,门 上有十二位天使;门上又写著以色上有十二位天使;门上又写著以色 列十二个支派的名字。列十二个支派的名字。 1313 东边有东边有 三门、北边有三门、南边有三门、三门、北边有三门、南边有三门、 西边有三门。西边有三门。 1414 城墙有十二根基城墙有十二根基 ,根基上有羔羊十二使徒的名字。,根基上有羔羊十二使徒的名字。
  47. 47. Hebrews 6:1-3Hebrews 6:1-3 12 Foundation Stones12 Foundation Stones 1.1. Repentance from dead worksRepentance from dead works 2.2. The mighty Law of FaithThe mighty Law of Faith 3.3. Faith towards God, especially faith in Jesus ChristFaith towards God, especially faith in Jesus Christ – who He is, what He did, and what He plans to do– who He is, what He did, and what He plans to do 4.4. Water baptismWater baptism 5.5. Holy Spirit baptismHoly Spirit baptism 6.6. Baptism of FireBaptism of Fire 7.7. Praying for, Blessing & Appointing church leadersPraying for, Blessing & Appointing church leaders by laying on handsby laying on hands 8.8. Healing by laying on handsHealing by laying on hands 9.9. Imparting the Spirit and the Spirit’s Gifts by layingImparting the Spirit and the Spirit’s Gifts by laying on handson hands 10.10. Spiritually dead resurrectedSpiritually dead resurrected 11.11. Physically dead resurrectedPhysically dead resurrected 12.12. Eternal Judgment for absolutely everyoneEternal Judgment for absolutely everyone Hebrews 6:1-3Hebrews 6:1-3 12 Foundation Stones12 Foundation Stones 1.1. Repentance from dead worksRepentance from dead works 2.2. The mighty Law of FaithThe mighty Law of Faith 3.3. Faith towards God, especially faith in Jesus ChristFaith towards God, especially faith in Jesus Christ – who He is, what He did, and what He plans to do– who He is, what He did, and what He plans to do 4.4. Water baptismWater baptism 5.5. Holy Spirit baptismHoly Spirit baptism 6.6. Baptism of FireBaptism of Fire 7.7. Praying for, Blessing & Appointing church leadersPraying for, Blessing & Appointing church leaders by laying on handsby laying on hands 8.8. Healing by laying on handsHealing by laying on hands 9.9. Imparting the Spirit and the Spirit’s Gifts by layingImparting the Spirit and the Spirit’s Gifts by laying on handson hands 10.10. Spiritually dead resurrectedSpiritually dead resurrected 11.11. Physically dead resurrectedPhysically dead resurrected 12.12. Eternal Judgment for absolutely everyoneEternal Judgment for absolutely everyone

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