Sermon About Conversion: Why Do You Wait

 Sermon About Conversion: Why Do You Wait 

When Jesus began preaching, he addressed the topic of what a person must do to be saved. In hissermon, he suggested repentance:repent… and believe in the gospel.' After proclaiming repentance, Jesus proceeded to address sin, forgiveness, baptism and the importance of believing in his name.

1. Why Do You Wait Dear Sinner

Look Acts 22:16. Why Wait?
  • There was a sense of urgency in the ministry of Jesus (Jn. 9:4)
  • There was a sense of urgency in the conversions in the book of Acts (2:37,41; 8:36-38; 16:33; 22:16; 26:28-29)
  • There was a sense of urgency in restoring the erring Christian (Acts 8:20-24)
Repentance & Remission of sins
  • (1) Repentance – duty to be performed
  • (2) Remission – blessing to be enjoyed


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2. Salvation In Jesus Name

(1) For through him salvation comes
(2) For by his authority
- Salvation offered
- Repentance is demanded

Different Ways To Be Forgiven Of Sins
  • 1 John 1:9 (NKJV) 9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
  • Acts 8:22 (NKJV) 22 Repent therefore of this your wickedness, and pray God if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you.
Ask someone to pray for you.
Do an abundance of good deeds.
Go to church.

Sermon About Conversion: Why Do You Wait

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What Next?

Conversion can be difficult; however, it is necessary if one wishes to follow Christ in this life and meet Him in the next. Essentially stating that Jesus said He was going to save His people from their sins- which. 
  • Continue In The Word – Mt. 28:20; Acts 2:42
  • Requires Study – 2 Pet. 3:17-18; 2 Tim. 2:15
  • Requires Practice – Heb. 5:12-14
  • Requires Faithful Attendance – Heb. 10:23-25
  • Helps Us Grow – Acts 2:42; 1 Pet. 2:2
  • Singing: Teaches & Admonishes – Eph. 5:19
  • Teaching Edifies – 1 Cor. 14:26, 40
  • Local Church Provides Help – Heb. 13:17; Rom. 15:14
  • Wise Unto Salvation – 2 Tim. 3:14-17
  • Word Is The Wisdom of God - 1 Cor. 2:6-13

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John 3:16: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life (NVI)