The Need of Every Life

What is Salvation?
The Need of Every Life
John 3:1-36

4 Truths of Salvation and How to apply them to Our Lives:

  1. Salvation: described as being born again. (John 3:1-12)
  2. Salvation: indicating that faith in Jesus is absolutely necessary. (John 3:13-21)
  3. Salvation: not from religious works or ceremonies, but from Christ alone. (John 3:22-30)
  4. Salvation: always demands a response. (John 3:31-36)

Questions for Further Discussion:

  1. When have you felt like you wanted to start life all over again?
  2. Why do people like to get new things (such as clothes, cars, or gadgets)?
  3. What is the best gift you have ever received?
  4. How would you feel if a friend received more recognition than you for something you both did?
  5. What makes someone’s testimony about an event seem either credible or incredible?
  6. To what group did Nicodemus belong? (John 3:1)
  7. At what time did Nicodemus visit Jesus? (John 3:2)
  8. Why did Nicodemus believe Jesus was from God? (John 3:2)
  9. What is the qualification for seeing the kingdom of God? (John 3:3)
  10. What did Nicodemus think Jesus meant when He said that a person must be born again? (John 3:4)
  11. What is required to enter the kingdom of God? (John 3:5-6)
  12. How did Jesus compare the wind to the Spirit? (John 3:8)
  13. Why should Nicodemus have understood what Jesus said? (John 3:10)
  14. About what category of things did Jesus say He was talking? (John 3:12)
  15. Who did Jesus say had gone to heaven? (John 3:13)
  16. How did Jesus compare Moses’ snake with the Son of Man? (John 3:14)
  17. What is the result of believing in the Son of Man? (John 3:15, 18)
  18. How did God demonstrate His love for the world? (John 3:16)
  19. Why did God send His Son into the world? (John 3:17)
  20. How does the person who lives by truth respond to the light? (John 3:19-21)
  21. What did Jesus do with His disciples in the Judean countryside? (John 3:22)
  22. What was John doing at Aenon? (John 3:23)
  23. What eventually happened to John? (John 3:24)
  24. What took place between John’s disciples and some Jews? (John 3:25)
  25. What news did John receive? (John 3:26)
  26. What did John say a person can receive? (John 3:27)
  27. Who did John say he was, as well as who he wasn’t? (John 3:28)
  28. How did John describe his feelings about Jesus becoming more important than him? (3:29)
  29. What did John say about his future status? (John 3:30)
  30. What did John say about Jesus’ future status? (John 3:30)
  31. Who is above all? (John 3:31)
  32. What did Jesus come to say? (John 3:32)
  33. What did the people do who accepted Jesus’ testimony? (John 3:33)
  34. What did the person whom God sent do? (John 3:34)
  35. What has the Father done for the Son? (John 3:35)
  36. What is the result of either believing or rejecting the Son? (John 3:36)
  37. When would you say you were born again?
  38. How would you describe what it means to be born again to someone?
  39. What were some of the circumstances that led you to Jesus?
  40. What were some of the things that caused you to believe that Jesus is the Son of God?
  41. Why are spiritual truths often hard to understand?
  42. What are a few spiritual truths that you struggle to understand?
  43. How does God’s gift of His Son affect our lives?
  44. How can a person live by the light?
  45. In what way do people only receive what is given to them from God?
  46. Why is it sometimes hard to give God credit?
  47. How are we like John?
  48. What are some areas in which you struggle with being humble?
  49. How can we certify that God is truthful in our lives?
  50. How would you describe your relationship with Jesus?
  51. How does a person reject the Son?
  52. What are the consequences of rejecting the Son?
  53. How will you change your daily routine to better appreciate and enjoy God’s gift of His Son?
  54. For what specific spiritual truths will you seek answers this week?
  55. How can you give Jesus the place of prominence He deserves in your life today?
  56. What can you do this week to show that God is truthful in your life?
  57. In what area of your life will you ask God to help you to be more humble?