Drawing Near to God | Born Again

“Drawing Near to God” Part 1 “Born Again”

John 3:1-7- NKJ

James 4:8 – NKJ

*Being “born again” means a person has gone from spiritual death to spiritual life

Eph. 2:1 – NKJ

Rom. 5:17 – NKJ

2 Cor. 9:15 – NKJ

John 1:12 – NKJ

Eph. 2:8 – NKJ

*Being born again is a decision from your heart to embrace the Lordship of Jesus in your life

1 Cor. 12:3 – NKJ

Mat. 4:19 – NKJ

How do I become born again?

  1. Repent of sins and rebellion against God (Act. 2:38)
  2. Believe in and confess Christ (Rom.10:9-10)
  3. Put complete faith in Christ (Gal.3:26)

When we are born again God…….

  1. Forgives our sins (I John 1:9)
  2. He declares us His children (Adopted) Rom. 8:15
  3. Places us in His body (I Cor.12:13)
  4. Sanctifies and Justifies us (1 Cor.6:19)
  5. Makes us a New Creation (2 Cor.5:17)

*In order to draw near to God we must first be born again