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					Conversion to Christ
      Conversion
   Converted – strepho (stref’-o); to
   reverse your course

• Matt 18:3 – Assuredly, I say to you,
  unless you are converted &
  become as little children, you will by
  no means enter the kingdom of
  heaven.
     Conversion
   Converted – strepho (stref’-o); to
   reverse your course

• Acts 3:19 – Repent therefore & be
  converted, that your sins may be
  blotted out, so that times of
  refreshing may come from the
  presence of the Lord,
Before Conversion
     Repent – metanoeo (met-an-o-
       eh'-o); to think differently

• Luke 3:8 – Bear fruits worthy of
  repentance.
     • Jews
     • Tax Collectors
     • Soldiers
Before Conversion
       Repent – metanoeo (met-an-o-
         eh'-o); to think differently

•   Prodigal (Lk 15)
•   Corinthians (1 Cor 6:9-11)
•   Ephesians (Acts 19)
•   Jailor (Acts 16)
   The Converted
      Are God’s New Creations
         2 Corinthians 5:17

• They work with God
• They battle with Him (1 Pet 2:11)
• They conform to His Son (Rom 8:28)
   The Converted
     Have A New Vision In Life
   2 Cor 5:14; Col 3:1-4; Gal 2:20

• To put God’s reign & rule first (Matt
  6:33; Rom 7:22; John 14:21)
• To worship God (Jn 4:24)
• To give up all to obey Him (Lk 14:33)
We must be converted to do what
   Jesus has called us to do!

           Are you converted?


   • Faith – changes mind Acts 16:31
   • Repentance – changes behavior Acts 17:30
   • Confession – announces loyalty Acts 8:37
   • Baptism – changes relationship
          Acts 22:16; Gal 3:27

				
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