NEXT Episode 3 : Everything You Need - Chapter 2

Everything You Need by Del Wells

NEXT Discipleship Resources

Facebook Group: Everything You Need

Guiding Scripture: 2 Peter 1:1-11

Benefits of Being “In Christ”: see diagram below ⬇️

Spiritually Alive (Romans 6:1-11)
Secure in God’s Love (Romans 8:39)
Freedom (Romans 8:1)
Wisdom of God (1 Corinthians 1:30)
God’s Promises (2 Corinthians 1:19-20)
Victory (2 Corinthians 2:14)
Spiritual Family (Ephesians 1:5-6)
Blessing Upon Blessing (Ephesians 1:3)
Productive (Ephesians 2:10)
Confidence (Ephesians 3:12)

Peace (Philippians 4:7)
Maturity (Colossians 1:28)
Accepted By God (Ephesians 1:11)
Purpose (Philippians 3:12)
Physically Alive (Romans 8:10-11)
Know Truth (John 8:32)
Grace (Colossians 1:4)
Able To Love (1 Corinthians 16:24)
Anointing (2 Corinthians 1:21-22)
Insight (2 Corinthians 3:14)

Understanding (Ephesians 1:9-10)
Equality With Others (Galatians 3:28)
Sanctified (1 Corinthians 1:2)
Forgiveness (Ephesians 4:32)
Joy (Philippians 1:26)
Needs Met (Philippians 4:19)
Stability (Colossians 2:5)
Future Inheritance (Philippians 3:14)

Reflection and Application

  • Q.1    What changes for you by believing God “has given” vs. “will give”?

  • Q.2    Why is it essential that you want a relationship with God?

  • Q.3 How would you explain to someone that believing in Jesus is the only way to know God?

  • Q.4    What does it mean that God’s plan is for you ‘to be conformed to the likeness of’ Jesus?

  • Q.5    What is the significance of you now being considered by God to be a brother or sister of Jesus?

  • Q.6    How would you now describe your relationship with God?

  • Q.7    Why is it important for you to have both head knowledge and heart knowledge of God?

  • Q.8    What are some benefits that you are aware of having by being ‘in Christ’?

  • Q.9    What things do you do to increase your desire to know God more?

  • Q.10 Quote 2 Peter 1:3 from memory. How is this scripture changing the way you look at issues?

  • Q.11 For further study of your unique relationship with God as his child, search and study Biblical references to being ‘in Christ’ and similar phrases. Take note of the benefits and blessings available to you in this position.