“Living Out Our Faith as Christ’s Church on Purpose!”
Scripture Memory Program 2016
Mission Statement: “First Baptist Church exists to glorify God by making, maturing, and mobilizing disciples who are becoming like Jesus Christ.”
Themes for 2016 Scripture Memory:
- Glorify God [Jan-Feb]
- Making Disciples (salvation, evangelism) [Mar-May]
- Maturing Disciples (spiritual growth) [Jun-Aug]
- Mobilizing Disciples (service for Christ) [Sep-Oct]
- Christlikeness [Nov-Dec]
Making Disciples (salvation, evangelism) [Mar-May]
MARCH (Our Salvation)
Week of March 6 We are saved by grace through faith in Christ. We are not saved BY good works, but UNTO good works.
Ephesians 2:8-10 8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast. 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
Week of March 13 We are saved by the mercy and grace of Christ unto eternal life.
Titus 3:5-7 5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; 6 Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior; 7 That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Week of March 20 God sent Jesus into the world to die for our sin so we could be saved.
John 3:16-18 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. 18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Week of March 27 We are witnesses of the crucified and risen Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:1-4 1 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; 2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. 3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures: