What must a person do to be saved?
Do I Need to Keep the Old Testament Law to Be Saved?
- NO! Because keeping the Law can't Change you! (Acts 15:7-9)
- NO! Because the Law Never Could save anyone! (Acts 15:10-11)
- NO! Because the New Covenant is here now! (Acts 15:12)
- NO! Because God's Word says so! (Acts 15:13-18)
Hebrews 2:4 - While God also bore witness by signs and wonders and various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to his will.
Hebrews 8:13 - In speaking of a new covenant, he makes the first one obsolete. And what is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to vanish away.
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Acts 15:1-18
Why did the men from Judea tell the church "you must be circumcised to be saved"? What rules do people try to push today?
What is the purpose of the Old Testament Law?
Are we required to keep the Old Testament Law (like the 10 Commandments) in order to be saved? Why or why not?
What do you have to do in order to be saved, according to verses Acts 15:7, 11?
Pray for someone you know who needs the Lord. What are you doing to be a witness?