The Believers Bible Study
#03 The Believers Responsibility
Scripture reading (Acts 6:4-6)
PROPOSITION:It is our responsibility to work our faith and put our faith to work. Faith without works is dead.
AIM: To show that taking responsibility is Godly and thereby Growth consistency and faith can be developed in the believer.
INTRODUCTION: Christianity and the life of align with God is not automated or automatic. It does not come “on demand” or by instant “download” Faith has to be cultivated, worked, mastered and used fourth glory of God and his kingdom. It is living dynamic and energetic in its working and life transforming, revealing and empowering in its fruit.
1.What is our individual Responsibility to Reading of scriptures?
And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; (Luke 18;1).
But we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word.” (Acts 6:4-6).
Are you individually frequent in reading scriptures, diligently seeking truth and pursuing the knowledge of God? Are parents practicing reading the scriptures to their children and family, encouraging them to seek God in prayer and word?
2.What is our Individual Responsibility toward Family prayers?
Before meals help us remember the nearness of God and help us develop a spirit of thankfulness to the Lord for all things he has provided.
3.What is our Individual Responsibility in regards to intimacy with God?
Men ought always to pray and not to faint (Luke 18:1).
No one is going to make a life for you. Even God says, here are the keys now you do it. This is why we need mentors, pastors, associates and a team. It may be a group or circle of friends you connect with regularly who can give input advice and wisdom into your life. We all need these kinds of friends
4.What is our Individual Responsibility for Personal Development?
If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled (Col 1:23). (1 Cor 10:32)
God will make you established, perfect, settle and strengthen you (1 Peter 5:10).
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. (James1:22)
Grow in doctrine, progress in life and experience personal transformation
Grow in personal transformation and change
Grow in the knowledge of God:
Grow in one’s life experience. One has to grow in life and grow in God.
There is much to do here on earth
5.What is our Individual Responsibility to personal evangelism?
In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. (Matthew 5;16).
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. (Matthew 28:19-20)
6.What is our Individual responsibility for global missions?
And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptised shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. (Mark 16:15-18).
7.What is our Individual Responsibility toward God?
But he that doth truth cometh to the light and his deed may be manifest, that they are wrought in god (John 3:21).
That ye might worthy of the Lord.
8.What is our Individual responsibility to fellowship?
I thank God.. for your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now (Phil1;3,5).
For by one Spirit we are all baptised into one body… and have been made to drink into one Spirit (1 Cor 12:13).
9.What is our Individual understanding of the truth
That their hearts might be confirmed being knit unloved and unto all riches of of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God and of the Father and of christ. (Col 2:2).
10.What is our Individual Responsibility for one’s gift and talent?
Moreover it is required of a that he be faithful.
And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come (ENGAGE IN BUSINESS ESV) (Luke 19:13).
Let every man prove his own work and then he shall have rejoicing in himself alone and not in another (Gal 6:4).
These papers are written By Paul B Thomas for the propagation of the true gospel of Jesus Christ, the understanding of the apostles doctrine and the revelation of Jesus Christ.
NOTES: Faith is a verb an action word. We grow in the faith and in the knowledge of God, our witness becomes stronger and out influence greater. what is more, we make sure our salvation. And pay the more heeded attention lest at anytime we let these things slip (Hebrews. 2:1).
Questions to Consider: What is our responsibility for the filing of the great commission? What daily habits can we develop to manifest our personal responsibility?
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