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Boot Camp Part 1 Lesson 3

Part I – Being a Christian

Lesson III The Position and Privileges of a Christian

Everyone likes to know their position when they are employed.
This is the reason most firms give a job description to the new
employee. It is important to know what one is expected to do, and
what his obligations and privileges are in his position. It is helpful for
anyone to know these things in every kind of relationship. So, if
indeed a Christian is a child of God, what is his position in God's
plans for him, and what privileges does he enjoy?
This lesson will answer those very important questions.

I. The Position of a Christian

A. Our Position in the Family of God… (Ephesians 3:15)
i. His position is one of intimacy…(Rom. 8:15)
ii. His position is one of equality…(Gal. 3:26-29)
iii. His obligation to this family position…(Hebrews
12:513)

B. Our Position in the Kingdom of God
i. The position of a Citizen…(Col. 1:1314)
ii. The position of Ambassador…(2Cor. 5:20)
iii. The position of Royalty…(Eph. 2:6)

II. The Privilege of a Christian

A. Privileges in the Family
i. Eternal life… (John 10:10)
ii. Inheritance… (Rom. 8:17)
iii. Peace with God… (Rom. 5:11)
iv. Access to God… (Rom. 5:2)

B. Privileges in the Kingdom
i. Forgiveness of sin… (Col. 1:13-14)
ii. Redemption (1Pet. 1:18-19)
iii. Ruling and reigning with Christ…(Rev.20:4)
iv. Witnessing for Christ…(Acts 1:12)

 

Learning Activity

I. The Position of a Christian

A. The Position in His Family

1. Read the following passages of scripture:
a. Romans 8:1617
b. Galatians 3:2629
c. Galatians 4:17,28
d. Ephesians 1:37; 2:19; 3:1415
e. Hebrews 12:513
f. 1 John 1:8,9

2. Name the two places the family of God is located.
____________and ___________…(Eph. 3:14; 1:5)

3. The Spirit of Adoption causes a child of God to address God as
________, ______________…(Romans 8:15)

4. If a Christians disobeys God He may be _________…(Heb. 12:6)

5. If a Christian sins he may be forgiven by ______________ his
_____________…(1 John 1:8,9)

B. The Position in the Kingdom

1. Read the following passages of scripture:
a. I Thessalonians 2:12
b. Luke 17:20,21
c. John 3:18
d. Matthew 13:152
e. Ephesians 2:19
f. Colossians 1:13
g. I Peter 2:9,10
h. II Corinthians 5:20
2. How does one enter the Kingdom?
Answer: He must be ______ ______…(John 3:37)
3. Whose Kingdom is it? ___________ ___________
_____________…(Col. 1:13,14)
4. Paul said "we are ________________…(2 Cor. 5:20)

II. The Privilege of a Christian

A. Privileges in the Family

. Read the following passages of scripture:
a. John 3:16
b. Romans 8:17
c. Romans 5:1,2
2. A child of God possesses __________ _________ (John 3:16)
3. As a child of God we are ____________of __________ and
_____________ __________with Jesus…(Rom. 8:17)
4. When we are justified by faith we have __________ with
_______________… (Rom. 5:1)
5. We also have __________________by faith… (Rom. 5:2)

B. Privileges in the Kingdom

1. Read the following passages of scripture
a. Colossians 1:1314
b. Acts 1:68
c. Revelation 5:10; 20:4
2. As a citizen of Gods' Kingdom a Christian has _____________ of
____________… (Col. 1:14)
3. A Christian has been translated into Christ's Kingdom and has
been ________________________ (purchased)…(Col. 1:14)
4. It will be the Christians privilege to ___________ and
___________________ with Christ for 1,000 years…(Rev.20:4)
5. When one becomes a Christian he is also a _________________
for Christ…(Acts 5:68)

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