SESSION 5

Q: “I’m spiritual but not religious”—is that enough?
A: No, you must be born again.

 

Day 1

Read 2 Corinthians 4:1–18.

How do these verses encourage you?

Have you renounced secret and shameful ways, deception, and distorting God’s Word as Paul said he had in verse 2? How had he done this?

 

Day 2

Read 2 Corinthians 5:1–21.

What is the implication for believers being part of God’s new creation?

Where does this new life in Christ come from?

 

Day 3

Read John 3:16 and Romans 5:1–8.

How has God demonstrated his love for you?

What impressed John and the apostle Paul about the death of Jesus?

Complete this sentence.

I’m very thankful to God for …

 

Day 4

Read Ephesians 2:8–10.

The Holy Spirit enables a person to trust in Jesus. How do you see that truth reflected in these verses? (Hint: How does a person get faith?)

What is God’s new creation intended to do?

 

Wrap it up in prayer

If you’re trusting in Christ, thank God for regenerating you through his Spirit’s work! Ask him to help you live daily a life that pleases and glorifies him!