Good News About God's Salvation
from John and Romans

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Please answer the following questions by looking up the Bible verses which are given. All of the verses are found in the Gospel of John and the book of Romans. When you have completed this study mail it to the address given on the last page and we will correct it and send it back to you along with other Bible study sheets. Thank you!

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Man's Problem

How many righteous people are there (Rom. 3:10)?________  How many people do good (as God evaluates good)? (see Rom. 3:12) _________ How many people are sinners (Rom. 3:23)? _________ Who is the only sinless Person who always pleased God in everything (John 8:29)? ________ Who is GUILTY before God (Rom. 3:19)?_____   ______   ______________

Men love _________________ rather than ____________ (John 3:19-20). How does God describe the "deeds" of these people (John 3:19)? __________ According to what the Lord Jesus said, how many people really keep God’s holy law (such as the 10 Commandments) perfectly (John 7:19)? ________

How many people are without any sin (see John 8:7-10)? _________ Who is a servant or slave of sin (John 8:34)? ____________________________________

As you read the list of sins found in Romans 1:29-31, would you agree that you have committed at least one or more of these sins during your lifetime? _______ Verse 32 tells us that "they who commit such things are ___________ of  _____________." Are you deserving of death? ________

What is the "wages of sin" (Romans 6:23)? ____________  "Wages" is that which is earned for work which has been done. According to Romans 6:23, what penalty has every sinner earned for himself? ___________

Note: DEATH always involves separation. Physical death involves a separation of the soul (the person that you are) from the body. Romans 6:23 is speaking of spiritual death which involves separation from God and punishment by God.

God's Solution

Who is the only One who can set a person free from sin (John 8:36)? _______

Who is this Person?

He not only was with God but He was ______ (John 1:1).

He is the One who is "over all, _______ blessed forever" (Rom. 9:5). He once said, "I and my Father are _______" (John 10:30). All things were ___________ by Him (John 1:3). He is the ____________, the _______________ of the world (John 4:42). He is the "C__________, the ______ of _______" (John 11:27). He is also called "the ________ of the Jews" (John 19:19). Thomas once spoke to Him and referred to Him as his L_________ and as his G_____ (John 20:28). Why was the Gospel of John written (John 20:31)? ____________________________________________________

Who did Jesus say that He was?

John 6:35 "I am _____________________________"
John 8:12 "I am _________________________________"
John 10:9 "I am the ___________"
John 10:11 "I am the __________    _________________"
John 11:25 "I am ________________________________________________
John 8:58 "...before Abraham was, ____   ______"

The Incarnation

God has done something wonderful for sinful man: "The Word (Jesus Christ) was made (became) F___________ and dwelt among us" (John 1:14). The eternal Son of God "was made of the __________ of _______________ according to the flesh" (Rom. 1:3). God became a man and He was sent to be the S_____________ of the world (John 4:42). God did not send His Son into the world to ______________ the world, but that the world through Him might be __________ (see John 3:17). Why did the Lord Jesus come to this world (John 12:47)? _______________________________

His Substitutionary and Sacrificial Death

Even though we were guilty sinners deserving the death penalty, what did Christ do for us (Rom. 5:8)? _________________________________ What kind of people did Christ die for (Rom. 5:6)? ___________________ Does that include you? ______ What is God’s love Gift to the world (John 3:16)? _____________________________________ Did Jesus really die on the cross (John 19:30-35)? ________

I’m a guilty sinner (Rom. 3:23) and I deserve God’s death penalty (Rom. 6:23). The Lord Jesus willingly and lovingly died as my Substitute. He took my place and paid the death penalty for me! He died that I might live!

The Empty Tomb

What is one thing that a person must believe if he is going to be saved (Rom. 10:9)? ____________________________________________________ Did Jesus really come back from the dead (John chapters 20-21)? _______Did "Doubting Thomas" become "Convinced Thomas" (John 20:24-29)? ________ Why was Thomas convinced that Jesus was alive (John 20:29)? ___________________________________

Has God given to you enough information to BELIEVE the very thing Thomas was convinced of (John 20:29-31)? _____

The good news is that Christ was _________________ for our offenses and was ______________   __________ for our justification (Rom. 4:25).

Man's Response

What is eternal life (John 17:3)? ____________________________________________________________ Eternal life involves having a very real and a very personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Salvation is not a religion but it is a relationship. What must a person do in order to have eternal life (John 3:16; 6:47)? ____________________________________

The reason many people do not have eternal life is because they refuse to C___________ to Him (John 5:40). Read John 3:18. What does this verse say about the believer? ___________________________________________ What does this verse say about the unbeliever? _______________________________________________________________

Read John 3:36. What does this verse say about the believer? _______________________________________________________  What does this verse say about the unbeliever? _____________________________________________________

Is there really such a place as heaven (John 14:1-3)? ______ What is the only way to get there (John 14:6)? ____________________

What will happen to those who do not believe on Christ and who refuse to put their full trust in Him (John 8:24 and compare John 3:16)? ______________________________

To become a child of God, what must a person do (John 1:12)? ______________________________________________________________

God's Promise

Consider the following salvation promises that God has given to us in His Word, the Holy Bible:

John 3:16–The sinner must believe in Christ. God promises the sinner that he will not perish but have everlasting life.

John 5:24–The sinner must ___________________________________________. God promises three things to the believing sinner:

1) He has ___________________
2) He will not come into ________________________ (judgment).
3) He will pass from _____________ to ________.

John 6:35–What must the sinner do? ___________________________________________________________________
John 6:37–What promise does God give to the sinner who comes to Christ by faith? ___________________________________________

Romans 10:9–What must the sinner do? ___________________________________________________  What does God promise? ________________________

In Romans 10:13 what does God promise the person who calls upon His Name for salvation? ___________________

Is the Lord Jesus Christ your personal Saviour and Lord? _____ Have you personally received Him (John 1:12)? _______

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