Basic Lessons (Part 1)

  1. Know the Assurance of Salvation

Rom. 8:28
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

John 14:16
And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Comforter, that He may be with you forever,

John 3:6
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

1 Cor. 3:15
If anyone’s work is consumed, he will suffer loss, but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.

2 Cor. 2:6-7
6    Sufficient for such a one is this punishment by the majority,
7    So that on the contrary you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one be swallowed up with excessive sorrow.

 

  1. Know the Precious Blood of Christ

Rom. 3:25
Whom God set forth as a propitiation place through faith in His blood, for the demonstrating of His righteousness, in that in His forbearance God passed over the sins that had previously occurred,

Eph. 2:13
But now in Christ Jesus you who were once far off have become near in the blood of Christ.

1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Col. 1:20
And through Him to reconcile all things to Himself, having made peace through the blood of His cross—through Him, whether the things on the earth or the things in the heavens.

 

  1. Know the Divine Life

John 1:4
In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.

John 3:16
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that every one who believes into Him would not perish, but would have eternal life.

John 10:10b
…I have come that they may have life and may have it abundantly.

2 Cor. 4:11
For we who are alive are always being delivered unto death for Jesus’ sake that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh.

Rom. 8:10
But if Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, the spirit is life because of righteousness.

 

  1. Know Your Human Spirit

1 Thes. 5:23
And the God of peace Himself sanctify you wholly, and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

John 3:6
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Eph. 4:23
And that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind

Heb. 12:23-24
23    And to the church of the firstborn, who have been enrolled in the heavens; and to God, the Judge of all; and to the spirits of righteous men who have been made perfect;
24    And to Jesus, the Mediator of a new covenant; and to the blood of sprinkling, which speaks something better than that of Abel.

 

  1. Know that Christ is All-Inclusive

Eph. 3:8
To me, less than the least of all saints, was this grace given to announce to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ as the gospel

Col. 3:11b
…but Christ is all and in all.

Rev. 1:18
And the living One; and I became dead, and behold, I am living forever and ever; and I have the keys of death and of Hades.

John 8:58
Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham came into being, I am.

 

  1. Know the Applied Spirit

Rom. 8:16
The Spirit Himself witnesses with our spirit that we are children of God.

2 Tim. 4:22
The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you.

Rom. 8:11
And if the Spirit of the One who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who indwells you.

Acts 2:17a
And it shall be in the last days, says God, that I will pour out of My Spirit upon all flesh…

 

  1. Develop and Cultivate an Intimate Relationship with the Lord

John 17:3
And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Him whom You have sent, Jesus Christ.

Gal. 2:20
I am crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live in faith, the faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Phil. 3:10
To know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death,

Eph. 3:17
That Christ may make His home in your hearts through faith, that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

 

  1. Be Diligent to Practice

Phil. 4:9
The things which you have also learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things; and the God of peace will be with you.

1 Tim. 4:15
Practice these things; be in them, that your progress may be manifest to all.

Heb. 5:14
But solid food is for the full-grown, who because of practice have their faculties exercised for discriminating between both good and evil.