Cooper Church of Christ - "Searching The Scriptures"
Learn How To Be Saved
 
John 8:32  And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." 
 
Must Be A Believer In Christ
 
John 8:24  Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for if you do not believe that I am He, you will die in your sins." 
 
John 17:20-21  "I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in Me through their word;  21 that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me
 
Must Leave Sin Behind
 
Rom 6:13  And do not present your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin , but present yourselves to God as being alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.
 
Acts 17:30   Truly, these times of ignorance God overlooked, but now commands all men everywhere to repent ,
 
Acts 2:38   Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost
 
Must Confess Christ To Men
 
Rom 10:9-10  that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
 
Must Be Baptized For Remission Of Sin
 
1 Peter 3:21  The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:
 
Col 2:13  buried with Him in baptism , in which you also were raised with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.
 
Live Faithfully Unto The End Of Your Life
 
Rev 2:10 Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life. 
 
There Were Faithful Christians In New Testament Times And We Must Be Also
 
Col 1:2   To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are in Colosse:
 
Eph 1:1  To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus:
 
Luke 12:42  And the Lord said, "Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his master will make ruler over his household
Learn How Not To Be Lost
 
Col 2:8 Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to Christ.
 
Heb 3:12-13  Beware , brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God; 13 but exhort one another daily, while it is called "Today," lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin,
 
Satan Wants To Defeat The Righteous
 
2 Cor 2:10-11 lest Satan  should take advantage of us; for we are not ignorant of his devices.
 
John 8:44  You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for he is a liar and the father of it.
 
 
Satan's Devices Are Powerful
 
2 Cor 11:14  And no wonder! For Satan  himself transforms himself into an angel of light
 
1 Cor 7:3-6   The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.  5 Do not deprive one another except with consent for a time, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again so that Satan  does not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
 
1 Thess 2:18   Therefore we wanted to come to you — even I, Paul, time and again — but Satan  hindered us.
 
You Cannot Let Satan In Your Heart
 
Luke 6:45   A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart  brings forth evil. For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks. 
 
Acts 5:3-4   But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back part of the price of the land for yourself? 4 While it remained, was it not your own? And after it was sold, was it not in your own control? Why have you conceived this thing in your heart ? You have not lied to men but to God."
 
Gal 6:9-10    And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart . 10 Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.
 
Eph 6:6   not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart ,
 
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