Lesson 5 CONVERSION
HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT REVIEW
LESSON 5 Lecture
Scripture uses various terms to describe the change of heart that the Holy Spirit brings about in conversion:
1 Pet 2:25
2 Cor 4:6
Regeneration (new birth)
1 Pet 1:23
When used with “faith” and “believe” repentance means sorrow over sin.
When used alone repentance usually includes sorrow over sin and faith in Jesus.
True contrition is a deep sorrow over sin.
2 Cor 7:10
Lesson 5 Student Assignment (GSLTW pp. 328-334; Chinese 2 pp. 296-302)
Demonstrate that conversion is resistible. Mt 23:37, Ac 7:51
What was the teaching of Calvin concerning conversion?
Whose fault is it when people are lost? 2 Pe 2:1
Why is daily repentance necessary in a Christian’s life? Ro 6:4, Mt 18:3,4, Heb 12:1, Eph 4:22-24
Are believers still tempted? Explain. Relate Luther’s comments on this matter (p. 329).
What is continued conversion?
What is the special meaning of the following terms?
b. Born again Jn 3:5,6
c. Made alive Eph 2:5
d. Enlightened Eph 1:18
e. Called Mt 22:14, Ro 1:5,6, 8:30
f. Repent Lk 24:47, 15:7
Identify the following errors concerning conversion. Who are the people who began them?
What are the churches connected with them?
2. 3. b. Semi-Pelagianism 1. 2. 3. c. Synergism 1. 2. 3. d. Arminianism 1. 2. 3.
Describe the way in which “decision for Christ” people think they come to faith.
Give a brief overview of the five major points of Calvin’s teaching.
a. Total depravity
b. Unconditional two pronged election
c. Limited atonement
d. Irresistible grace
e. Perseverance of the saints