Walk in Newness of Life


1. According to Romans 6:4, what happens at baptism?

2. In 1 Peter 3:21, Peter was careful to point out that it isn't the actual water of baptism that saves us. What actually saves us?

3. Baptism illustrates our identification with the death and resurrection life of Jesus. We are symbolically buried with Jesus when we go under the water. We are also ... (Colossians 2:12)

4. Read Mark 16:16. What was Jesus really saying in this verse?
  Sinners must be baptized to be saved.
  Sinners must be baptized and believe to be saved.
  Sinners must believe to be saved.
  None of the above.

5. Galatians 2:20 approaches the same concept at Romans 6:4, but with different wording.  After we have died with Christ on the cross, what will be the result?

6. How does 2 Corinthians 5:17 describe the new life in Christ?

7. How will our walk be different when we are walking in newness of life with Christ?
  a) Romans 6:6-7:
  b) Romans 6:8-9:
  c) Romans 6:18:

8. Based on your reading of Romans 6, select the correct statement.
  When we walk in newness of life, we die to the old life and the power of sin over our lives is broken.
  When we walk in newness of life, we don't have to succumb to temptation. We have the God-given ability to resist sin. 
  When we walk in newness of life, we sin less and and obey God more and more as we grow in our relationship with Him.
  All of the above

9. What are some habits a person might want to "bury" when he/she begins to walk in newness of life? (Thought question - answers will vary.)

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