Author: Ron Graham

The Ancient Order

Chart 1, The New Birth
—The ancient order

One of six charts analyzing the ancient order revealed in the gospel of Christ.

1 God reveals the greatest news ever.


Jesus Christ our Lord, the Son of God...
(1) Died for our sins and was buried (Acts 2:23, Isaiah 53:5-9)
(2) Was raised from the dead (Acts 2:24-32)
(3) Was exalted to God's right hand (Acts 2:33-36, Philippians 2:9)

2 God issues commandments to mankind.


The requirements after believing are to...
(1) Repent of sin (Acts 2:38, Acts 17:30)
(2) Confess Christ as Lord (Philippians 2:11 Romans 10:9-10 Acts 8:37)
(3) Be baptized (Acts 2:38 Matthew 28:19, Romans 6:4)

3 God makes magnificent promises


The blessings and rewards God promises are...
(1) Forgiveness of sins (Acts 2:38 1Peter 1:3-4)
(2) The gift of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38 Galatians 4:6)
(3) Eternal life (Romans 6:23 John 11:25)

"Rightly dividing the word of truth" (2Timothy 2:15).

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