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New Birth, The


1. The corruption of human nature requires. Joh 3:6; Ro 8:7,8.

2. None can enter heaven without. Joh 3:3.

3. Effected by

a. God. Joh 1:13; 1Pe 1:3.

b. Christ. 1Jo 2:29.

c. The Holy Spirit. Joh 3:6; Tit 3:5.

4. Through the instrumentality of

a. The word of God. Jas 1:18; 1Pe 1:23.

b. The resurrection of Christ. 1Pe 1:3.

c. The ministry of the gospel. 1Co 4:15.

5. Is of the will of God. Jas 1:18.

6. Is of the mercy of God. Tit 3:5.

7. Is for the glory of God. Isa 43:7.

8. Described as

a. A new creation. 2Co 5:17; Ga 6:15; Eph 2:10.

b. Newness of life. Ro 6:4.

c. A spiritual resurrection. Ro 6:4-6; Eph 2:1,5; Col 2:12; 3:1.

d. A new heart. Eze 36:26.

e. A new spirit. Eze 11:19; Ro 7:6.

f. Putting on the new man. Eph 4:24.

g. The inward man. Ro 7:22; 2Co 4:16.

h. Circumcision of the heart. De 30:6; Ro 2:29; Col 2:11.

i. Partaking of the divine nature. 2Pe 1:4.

j. The washing of regeneration. Tit 3:5.

9. All saints partake of. Ro 8:16,17; 1Pe 2:2; 1Jo 5:1.

10. Produces

a. Likeness to God. Eph 4:24; Col 3:10.

b. Likeness to Christ. Ro 8:29; 2Co 3:18; 1Jo 3:2.

c. Knowledge of God. Jer 24:7; Col 3:10.

d. Hatred of sin. 1Jo 3:9; 5:18.

e. Victory over the world. 1Jo 5:4.

f. Delight in God’s law. Ro 7:22.

11. Evidenced by

a. Faith in Christ. 1Jo 5:1.

b. Righteousness. 1Jo 2:29.

c. Brotherly love. 1Jo 4:7.

12. Connected with adoption. Isa 43:6,7; Joh 1:12,13.

13. The ignorant cavil at. Joh 3:4.

14. Manner of effecting--Illustrated. Joh 3:8.

15. Preserves from Satan’s devices. 1Jo 5:18.