PART 5 | SALVATION
Q 33. How do we take part in Christ's redemption?
A. We take part in Christ's redemption when the Holy Spirit applies it to us.
[Scripture: John 3:5-6; Titus 3:5-6]
Q 34. How does the Holy Spirit apply redemption to us?
A. The Holy Spirit applies redemption to us by uniting us to Christ by faith.
[Scripture: 1 John 5:1; Philippians 1:29; Ephesians 2:8; Acts
16:14; 18:27; John 3:8; 6:64]
Q 35. What is faith in Jesus Christ?
A. Faith in Jesus Christ is receiving and resting on him alone for
[Scripture: Galatians 2:16; Romans 3:21-25; Ephesians 2:8-
9; Hebrews 10:39; John 1:12]
Q 36. What benefits do we receive by faith in Jesus Christ?
A. We are justified, adopted, and sanctified by faith in Jesus Christ.
[Scripture: Romans 8:30-32; Ephesians 1:5; 1 Corinthians 1:30]
Q 37. What is justification?
A. Justification is our declared righteousness before God.
[Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:21; Romans 4:5; Romans 3:22-26]
Q 38. What is adoption?
A. Adoption is God's act of bringing believers into his family.
[Scripture: 1 John 3:1; John 1:12; Romans 8:16-17; Galatians 4:4-5]
Q 39. What is sanctification?
A. Sanctification is God's act of making believers holy.
[Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17; Ephesians 4:23-24;
Romans 6:4, 6, 11, 14]
Q 40. What happens to believers at death?
A. The souls of believers are made perfect and immediately
enter God's presence.
[Scripture: Hebrews 12:23; Philippians 1:23; 2 Corinthians 5:8; Luke 23:43;
1 Thessalonians 4:14;
Isaiah 57:2; Job 19:26]
Q 41. What happens to non-believers at death?
A. The souls of non-believers will suffer the penalty of sin forever separated from God's presence in hell.
[Scripture: Luke 16:22-24; Daniel 12:2; John 5:29; Revelation 20:11-
Q 42. What is our only hope in life and death?
A. Our only hope in life and death is that we are not our own but belong to God in Christ.
[Scripture: Romans 14:7-8]