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The Right To Become Children of God

December 17, 2017 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: Seasons of the Church Year

Topic: Advent Scripture: John 1:10–1:13

December 17, 2017

“The Right To Become Children Of God”

John 1:10-13





  1. Rejected by the world and His own people. John 1:10-11, 3:19







  1. Those who received Jesus are the ones who believed. John 1: 12a







III. The benefit of faith is the right to become a child in God’s family.  John 1:12b







  1. Spiritual birth (regeneration) is a divine act of God. John 1:13, 3:3







Questions for reflection:


  • What do you think accounts for the rejection of Jesus by the Jewish nation?
  • What are the three elements of saving faith?
  • How does embracing our identity as a child of God change us?






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